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The eclipse and Sanford Stadium as a classroom

Earlier this week, the UGA community had an opportunity to view the eclipse from a perspective that will go down in the history books. More than 20,000 students, faculty, staff and community members showed up to Sanford Stadium to witness the eclipse, alongside the helpful educational guidance of event organizers from our very own department of geography and atmospheric sciences program. While Athens was not in the path of totality, the event served as a once in a lifetime opportunity for all that were there.

Solar eclipse of 2017

Today is the day. Beginning about 1 p.m. and peaking at approximately 2:38 p.m., the Moon will pass between the Sun and the Earth. Professor of geography John Knox, who led the organization of a massive viewing opportunity at Stanford Stadum, explains.

 

 

Go to the stadium, or just get outside somewhere this afternoon for this very rare event. Some reminders:

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Joye, Shepherd receive major career awards

JoyeShepherd teaser.jpgGeorgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences Samantha Joye and Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd recently received career-defining professional awards:

Professor of marine sciences and director of the Ecosystem Impacts of Oil and Gas Inputs to the Gulf research consortium, Joye has been elected as a ...

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