awards

Kudos, April - May

Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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Tremendous accomplishments by Franklin faculty of late, as noted below. But we share our our top item with great pride and no small measure of sadness as the Franklin College bids farewell and good luck to one of our great colleagues, Linda Bachman, as she begins an important new job at UGA:

Assistant dean Linda Bachman has been named director of university experiential learning. Her appointment is effective May 1 in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction.

Bachman, who chaired a university-wide committee convened by Provost Pamela Whitten in 2014 to explore an...

Johnson-Bailey receives Roosevelt Award

Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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Congratulations to Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of the Institute for Women's Studies, who has been named the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls:

Established in 1989, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award is given for a broad range of activities including classroom teaching, educational and research contributions, and legal and legislative work in equity for women and girls.

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Johnson-Bailey is a Meigs Professor in...

2015 Creative Teaching Awards

Posted 2 years 10 months ago
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Creative teaching is not just something professors do, but it's about who they are, where they come from, the vision they have for students, plus a host of other attributes to intuitive scholarship in the classroom. This year, UGA recognizes four great ones, including two from the Franklin College:

Richard Menke and Montgomery Wolf, in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and Brock Woodson and Siddharth Savadatti, in the College of Engineering, were recognized with the 2015 Creative Teaching Awards during the Faculty Recognition Banquet at the Georgia Center for...

Kudos, March 2015

Posted 2 years 11 months ago
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If you've noticed recent issues of Columns, you know that Franklin College faculty are among the recipients of this year's top university honors, awards and professorships. Here are some of those honors plus appearances and grants. Congratulations on all of these important professional accomplishments.

Congratulations to Franklin College faculty members Jennifer Palmer (department of history) and Peter Jutras (Hugh Hodgson School of Music) who received the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the UGA’s highest early career teaching honor.

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Kudos, January 2015

Posted 3 years 4 weeks ago
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A few notes on the many recent awards, honors and career accomplishments by Franklin College faculty and alumni:

Franklin alumnus, actor and singer Titus Burgess (AB ’01), former cast member on NBC’s  30 Rock , has a new show written by Tina Fey coming to Netflix soon. “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” stars Ellie Kemper and Jane Krakowski.

David P. Landau, Distinguished Research Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Simulational Physics, was elected a Corresponding (Foreign) Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in December 2014. Prof. Landau has been...

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