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...
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
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...
Franklin faculty and students continue to astound with extraordinary achievements and major contributions in scholarship, research and service. As sampling from the past month:
Elizabeth Jean Reitz was among one hundred-sixty four influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences at a ceremony in Cambridge on Saturday, October 11.
Distinguished Research Professor of Physics and founding Director of the Center for Simulational Physics David Landau has been appointed to the Academic...
Great work by our faculty continues, followed by honors and awards that bring distinction to the Franklin College and UGA. A sampling from the past month:
Georgia Sea Grant and UGA units including Marine Extension and the Lamar Dodd School of Art were presented with a national award for guiding the creation of the Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan
Associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Paula Lemons (above, right) received the Regents' Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award and Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology William Finlay...