Happy New Year, Welcome back, La Mostra

Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
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Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017.

Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond. 

One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad program, which ramps us into the new year with a reunuion exhibition beginning this week in the Dodd - La Mostra:

“La Mostra...

Daylighting Tanyard Creek and the Lilly Branch

Posted 10 months 3 weeks ago
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Prizes for the Daylighting the Watershed design competition were awarded at a roundtable discussion in early November, "How Artists, Scientists and Environmental Activists Can Work Together," that encapsulates how developing interdisciplinary expertise works:

Water is integral to life, but the problems of local watersheds are often hidden beneath us, said Laurie Fowler, executive director for public service and external affairs at the Odum School of Ecology and one of Watershed UGA's project leaders.

"We've realized in the course of our Watershed UGA work the...

Engaging the public with art

Posted 11 months 2 weeks ago

As we get more acquainted with the Irish craft of understatement, Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, visits campus Thursday Nov. 10  to deliver her lecture, “‘Art Can Tread Where Words and Politics Often Can’t’: Curating the Troubles Legacy”

[The lecture] examines the challenges and consequences of using art to engage the public with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s recent past. Art of the Troubles, 2014, and Colin Davidson: Silent Testimony, 2015, were two landmark exhibitions demonstrating the Ulster Museum’s ongoing commitment to helping the public explore...

Art Tonight at Lamar Dodd

Posted 1 year 3 weeks ago
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Tonight, the closing reception for “Spectra: Lamar Dodd School of Art Faculty Exhibition" will begin at 7 p.m. at the Dodd Galleries. It's your last chance to view this vast collection of Lamar Dodd faculty art.  Named for the broad array of styles conveyed, the exhibition presents works from the school’s many departments,including ceramics, printmaking, photography, metalwork, drawing and painting and sculpture, this latest feature from the Flagpole notes. 

Here's a listing of just some of the many pieces of art still on view tonight:


Kudos, September 2016

Posted 1 year 1 month ago
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Jeopardy! a Guggenheim Fellowship, new associate provost for international education and a festschrift... quite a month for Franklin College students, faculty and alumni:

PhD theatre student Seth Noel Wilson is on Jeopardy! this week – Wilson won on Tuesday night and will return. What is fantastic news for a graduate student?

The University of Georgia moved up three spots to No. 18 in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of Best Public Universities

African-American women have the highest graduation rate at UGA - 92.8 percent 6-year graduation rate is the...