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Kudos, October 2014

Posted 2 years 11 months ago
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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...

Kudos, September 2014

Posted 3 years 4 weeks ago
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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...

Pavlić awarded National Poetry Series prize

Posted 3 years 1 month ago
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Professor Ed Pavlić is one of our most accomplished faculty members, and even as a star among many, his sterling accomplishments as a poet, critic and cultural interlocutor stand out. His impressive resume recently received another bolded line as a winner of the Open Competition from the NPS for 2014:

The National Poetry Series recently announced the five winners of its 2014 Open Competition, which included "Let's Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno" by the University of Georgia's Ed Pavlić, a professor of English and creative writing in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.

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Summer Kudos

Posted 3 years 2 months ago
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With grants, new research, awards and honors, Franklin College faculty, staff and alumni continue to excel and establish new heights of professional accomplishment. A sampling a recent notable achievements:

UGA geneticist named one of Cell’s 40 under 40 – Robert Schmitz, an assistant professor of genetics, was recently selected by the trade journal as one of the 40 most accomplished young scientists under the age of 40, reports OnlineAthens.com.

“Books to watch out for” – The New Yorker reviews “West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776,” by Claudio Saunt, Richard B...

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted 3 years 6 months ago

Some of the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Joining their ranks this year is professor in our department of anthropology, Elizabeth Reitz:

One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, and the...

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