Addressing the low numbers of women choosing to study STEM fields and particularly in areas related to software and information technology is the focus of a documentary screening tomorrow, March 22, at the Special Collections Library:
This documentary (rated PG-13) exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap. CODE raises the question: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code?
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on Friday, March 17, to examine the Department of Justice’s enforcement efforts at the municipal level included testimony from assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon.
The briefing focused on urgent issues involving civil rights of all Americans: municipal practices of raising money when people come into contact with the justice system. The recent...
Twelve University of Georgia faculty committed to developing new courses using the University’s archival material have been named Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellows:
[The] Program provides instructional support and a $2000 financial stipend to faculty who wish to develop new courses or redesign...
One of the great scholars as well as one of our most important campus leaders, Professor of English Barbara McCaskill attributes her parents' experience in the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement with her success, drive and interests:
They knew the value of an education and...
One of the most inspiring and valuable components of the college experience, according to many of our students, is service learning and outreach. This week, many of our students are continuing their learning experience by participating in volunteer projects all across the country through IMPACT.