awards

Georgia Debate Union at Miami University tourney

Posted 1 year 9 months ago
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Teams representing the Georgia Debate Union earned second and fifth place at the University of Miami intercollegiate debate tournament recently held in Miami, Florida.  The college debate tournament featured over 30 teams from 12 colleges and universities across the Southeast, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, including the US Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University. 

The team of Swapnil Agrawal, a freshman from Chamblee, and Advait Ramanan, a freshman from Howard County, Maryland, defeated teams from Emory University, the University of Michigan, and Georgia State on their way to a second...

Outstanding performance by a theatre department at a leading university

Posted 2 years 1 month ago
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The Suzi Bass Awards, celebrating professional theatre in Atlanta, announced its nominations for 2015 and UGA department of theatre and films studies faculty and alumni are well represented:

Outstanding Featured Actor in Play---Dane Troy, My Children My Africa, Theatrical Outfit

Outstanding Theatre for Young Audience Performance-- Ensemble---(featured JL Reed)---Courage, Alliance Theatre

Outstanding Ensemble of a Musical  ---(featured Ben Davis)--Hands on a Hardbody, Aurora Theatre

Outstanding Ensemble of a Play  (featured George Contini)--The Explorer's Club,...

Kudos, August 2015

Posted 2 years 2 months ago

Franklin College faculty, staff, students and alumni continue to distinguish themselves and the university with awards, honors and accolades. Here are a few from the summer:

“Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century,” is reviewed by The Economist and Los Angeles Times. Author Jed Rasula is the Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor and English department head.

New York Times also reviews Rasula’s history of Dada

University of Georgia graduate student (with undergraduate degrees in biology, economics and psychology) Marshall Mosher...

Kudos, April - May

Posted 2 years 5 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 6 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...

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