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'Humans of New York' creator on campus today

Posted 1 year 4 months ago
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Franklin alumnus Brandon Stanton, creator of the groundbreaking book and blog HUMANS OF NEW YORK, is on campus for a lecture tonight at 7 pm in the Tate Center Grand Hall

“Humans of New York began as a photography project in 2010.  The initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers on the street, and create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s inhabitants."

“Somewhere along the way, I began to interview my subjects in addition to photographing them. And alongside their portraits, I'd include quotes and short stories from their lives.” 

Taken together, these...

Climate data in the classroom

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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New technology installed at two UGA locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.

Donated by WeatherStem CEO Edward Mansouri,the stations were installed in the State Botanical Garden and on the main campus in early August. The station links to the web and provides tools such as text alerts for changing weather conditions and forecasts. Users can also replay time-lapse videos from attached webcams.

Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of UGA's Atmospheric Sciences Program in the Franklin...

Discover UGA Welcome

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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Interesting facts about UGA, student features and the history of the Bulldog Nation are the focus of August Discover UGA:

You might already know the year (1785), and that Abraham Baldwin (that statue watching over North Campus) was the first president, and that we were the first chartered university in our young nation. But did you know that Baldwin was only 14 when he entered Yale?

Find out more - and welcome to campus.

Amazing Student Madison Jones

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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As we welcome the next amazing class of UGA students, highlighting achievements in rigorous academics and service to the campus community like those of Madison Jones gives us an idea of what it's all about at UGA:

My favorite things to do on campus are...

I love meeting friends for a quick bite at Bolton between classes since cooking is hard and the commuter meal plan is a gift to mankind. My favorite activities on campus probably happen inside the classrooms, though. My English professors and fellow classmates provide amazing discussions and a wonderful atmosphere,...

the campus climate

Posted 1 year 5 months ago
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In light of the recently released results of the UGA campus climate survey, the new curriculum incorporating diversity at Hamilton College struck a chord:

Unlike many such campuses, Hamilton adopted a new curriculum requirement that all concentrations, or majors, feature relevant, mandatory course work on diversity.

"This is an innovative approach to engaging with contemporary issues of inclusion and diversity in the curriculum," said Patrick Reynolds, immediate past dean of the faculty, "one that has the potential not only to resonate with the academic interests of each of...

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