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2015 Creative Teaching Awards

Posted 2 years 6 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 7 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 2 years 8 months 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...

Department of Philosophy newsletter

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

Lots of great news about faculty, staff and students in the most recent Philosophy newsletter. Includes stories on

Lavender, Myers, and Newman awarded scholarships

Winfield publishes seventeenth book, attends Hegel Congress

Department to host Metaphysical Society of America 2015 Annual Meeting

And more. 

Kudos, December 2014

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

Each month, we are humbled by the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. We list a few of the most recent here not to be boastful (though we are quite proud of your accomplishments) but as a simple acknowledgement: grouping together so many accolades from one college, over a short period of time, reminds us of the talent, productivity and professional engagement of colleagues all around us.

That being said, the month just past brought an exemplary set of outstanding achievements that is so extraordinary, I didn't want them to get lost in the fact that we regulalry...

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