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NSF Career Awards for two Franklin faculty members


'Data-heavy environments' characterizes our world perhaps like no other three-word combination can. Today it was announced that two Franklin College faculty members have received NSF Career Awards to support their work on the efficient management of large quantities of data:

University of Georgia researchers Daniel Krashen and Roberto Perdisci recently received National Science Foundation CAREER Awards to create nimble ways to analyze mathematical...

The changing campus



One additional point on this post; when I was trying to verify a portion of Dr. Farmer's original quote about a mural in an old biology lecture hall on campus, a colleague in the University Architect's office sent me this:

Biology was in Meigs at the turn of the century after the first “Science Building” (now where Terrell Hall is) burned 1903/04....

Meet a faculty member

One idea that we've had in the Dean's office is to try to find ways to introduce our faculty members and what they do. Video can be a great tool for that. Here's another in an ongoing series, this time featuring psychology professor and department head, Keith Campbell.

Renowned educator to join chemistry department



Hundreds of undergraduates from nearly every major take an introductory chemistry course each semester, and beginning this fall they’ll benefit from the expertise of professor Norbert Pienta, who will join UGA in July to fill the position of Director of General Chemistry Instruction. Pienta is a leader in the field of chemical education, a research area that focuses on the teaching and learning of chemistry. He is editor of the Journal of Chemical Education, a highly...