Fri, 08/24/2018 - 12:01pm
Franklin College faculty and alumni authored and were quoted in dozens of interesting news articles and stories throughout the summer, including some you may have missed: Shades of sharecropping cast shadow over Bluffton restaurant’s solution to staffing crisis  – Charleston Post and Courier quotes B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of Southern History Cindy Hahamovitch Not just seeing: More research sheds light on carotenoids’ benefits for hearing…
Tags: Faculty, Psychology, Climate Change, History, Geography
Fri, 08/03/2018 - 1:42pm
Ph.D. student Isabelle Holland Lulewicz, an archaeologist studying climate change and an endurance horseback rider, is featured in the most recent issue of the Graduate School magazine: She is also a scientist and anthropologist keeping to a much longer course: to earn her third UGA degree in the fall of 2019. She completed undergraduate degrees in anthropology and geology in 2015 and entered graduate studies. Lulewicz draws parallels between…
Tags: Anthropology, Geology, Women in Science, Climate Change
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:43am
Kennedy has experience navigating and communicating complicated issues. He is writer-director of Food Evolution, a documentary examining the controversial debate surrounding genetically modified organisms and food. Narrated by astrophysicist and well-known science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, Food Evolution premiered June 23 in theaters. Our office of research, faculty, scientists and administrators work to keep this challenge in mind,…
Tags: public, Earth, Climate Change, Coliseum Training Facility
Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:13am
The vast, new tools at our disposal are requiring greater levels discernment in the use of media and in some cases, giving rise to new areas of study and instruction at the university level. The Chronicle of Higher Education published an interview this week with a professor who shared a list of unreliable news sites with her mass communication classes at Merrimack College, only to have the classroom discussion overtaken by events when a top…
Tags: Church Hall, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Climate Change
Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:20am
Great opportunity to feature not just one of our star faculty members, but also an emerging challenge for all researchers everywhere in this era of big data: Jessica Kissinger is a molecular geneticist whose research on the evolution of disease and the genomes of eukaryotic pathogenic organisms—Cryptosporidium, Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma andPlasmodium (malaria) among them—has led her to perhaps the emerging issue among research scientists: managing…
Tags: Human Nature, Earth, Climate Change, marine science, Clarke Central
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 1:17pm
We're told how it's going to change everything, and truly we now exist in a sea of information: This explosion of data is relatively new. As recently as the year 2000, only one-quarter of all the world’s stored information was digital. The rest was preserved on paper, film, and other analog media. But because the amount of digital data expands so quickly -- doubling around every three years -- that situation was swiftly inverted. Today, less…
Tags: Climate Change, Department of Dance, Alumni