Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:38pm
The summer break was glorious but Franklin College faculty, students and alumni never take time off from awards, honors, new books and fellowships. A sample from recent weeks: Professor of psychology and director of the Primate Behavior Laboratory Dorothy Fragaszy was presented with the Distinguished Primatologist Award by the American Society of Primatologists.  The award honors a primatologist who has had an outstanding career and made…
Tags: Psychology, Religion, Linguistics, Faculty, Students, History, Book, Geology, Poetry
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 3:16pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor of American Literature in the department of English LeAnne Howe is a featured writer in Literary Hub's series "New Poetry by Indigenous Women," curated by Natalie Diaz. According to the editor: "This feature of indigenous women is meant to ... offer myriad ways of “poetic” and linguistic experience—a journey through or across memory, or imagination, across pain or joy or the impossibility of each, across our bodies…
Tags: AIMBE, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, 2, #LetScienceSpeak, 1
Mon, 07/02/2018 - 1:15pm
Vineet Raman of Marietta is among the young Indian Americans recently named to the Washington Leadership Program class of 2018: The WLP is a non-profit that seeks to develop the next generation of American leadership from the South Asian community. The nine scholars will be placed in congressional offices for an eight-week summer internship accompanied by a structured leadership curriculum. “We are excited to welcome the WLP Class of 2018, a…
Tags: Outstanding Advisor, poetry, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:18pm
Distinguished Research Professor Mary Ann Moran has earned a number of honors over the course of her career. The latest is being named UGA’s recipient of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award: The SEC award, which is administered by provosts at the 14 universities in the conference, recognizes professors with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship who serve as role models for students and other faculty members.…
Tags: industry, recitals, poetry, archaeology
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:11pm
Congratulations to professor and director of the Institute for Women’s Studies Juanita Johnson-Bailey, who has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia: Johnson-Bailey is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy in the College of Education, in addition to her appointment to the institute. ...…
Tags: poetry, African American Studies, Department of Genetics, Samantha Joye
Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:21am
The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program will present writer John Keene for a reading Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Museum of Art: Keene is the author of the novel Annotations; the poetry collection Seismosis, a collaboration with artist Christopher Stackhouse; and the short fiction collection Counternarratives, which received the inaugural 2017 Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses in the United Kingdom, as well as a…
Tags: Samantha Joye, Laboratory of Archeology, 2
Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:23am
Poet, novelist, visual artist, philosopher, essayist, and pianist Will Alexander visitis UGA and will present a public reading of his creative work on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. at Ciné: Alexander was born in Los Angeles and received a B.A. from the University of California–Los Angeles. Alexander published his first poetry collection, Vertical Rainbow Climber (Jazz Press), in 1987. He went on to publish numerous books of poetry, including…
Tags: 2, hunger
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:18am
The Modern Language Association of America announced its second annual Matei Calinescu Prize for a distinguished work of scholarship in twentieth- or twentieth-first-century literature and thought. The winner is Jed Rasula, Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor in the UGA department of English, for his book History of a Shiver: The Sublime Impudence of Modernism, published by Oxford University Press. The Matei Calinescu Prize was established…
Tags: Division of Development & Alumni Relations, 1, 2, poetry
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:44pm
Two alumni from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music were part of quartets which won gold and silver medals at the recent 2017 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition: Gabriel Pique (B. Mus. - Saxophone ’15), of Fuego Quartet, and Brandon Quarles (B. Mus. - Saxophone ’15), of ~Nois, were named gold and silver medal winners, respectively, in the Senior Wind Division.  “This is a marvelous accomplishment for these alumni and for the School of…
Tags: Ecology Annex, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, poetry, recitals
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:07am
Assistant professor Andrea Sweigart is among 102 scientists announced as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers: Established in 1996 by President Bill Clinton, awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and…
Tags: glaciers, Human Nature, poetry