Franklin College

Gregory Distinguished Lecture: Martha Hodes

Posted 2 years 1 week ago
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At 4 p.m. this afternoon in the Chapel, NYU professor Martha Hodes will deliver the Gregory Distinguished Lecture:

"Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Aftermath of the Civil War," presented by  Martha Hodes, a professor of history at New York University. Public responses to Lincoln's assassination have been well chronicled, but Hodes is the first to delve into personal and private responses—of African-Americans and whites, yankees and confederates, men and women, soldiers and civilians—investigating the story of the nation's first presidential assassination on a human scale...

Danza Universiteria

Posted 2 years 2 weeks ago
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Tonight at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the Dance Building, the dance department presents the U.S. premiere of Danza Universiteria Costa Rica: Inercia

Come view some very special dance pieces from Danza Universitaria, the most famous, inventive and progressive professional contemporary dance company in Costa Rica. The company is renowned and has won national awards.

The performance is presented free of charge,  sponsored by the Franklin Visiting Scholars Program, LACSI, the President's Venture Fund, and the Willson Center.

A wonderful night of contemporary dance...

CSI Dixie: The History of Medical Science

Posted 2 years 2 weeks ago
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Forensics in the Steampunk South. Sherlock Holmes aside, how did they figure out whodunnits with gas lamps and magnifying glasses? Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science lecture series will provide the clues:

Stephen Berry, the Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era in the history department, will discuss "CSI Dixie: Medical Science and Death Investigation in the 19th Century South" at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Room 250 of the Miller Learning Center. The talk is open to the public, and a reception will follow at 3 p.m. in the Miller Learning Center second floor rotunda.

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Hunker Down with Housing

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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Yes, move-in day is only a few short weeks away, and our friends at University Housing are looking for volunteers to streamline the move-in process for students and their families.

University Housing will welcome all new and returning students to Athens on Tuesday, August 11, and Wednesday, August 12, during Hunker Down with Housing.

Volunteers from the community, students and all university staff are invited to help welcome approximately 8,000 new and returning students and parents during the first two days of move in. Volunteers are essential to the continued...

Athfest 2015

Posted 2 years 3 months ago
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One of the many reasons we love the symbiotic relations between town and gown, music and the university go together like UGA and Athens, GA and there is no better example than ATHfest:

AthFest is a multi-day music and arts festival in downtown Athens, GA that showcases local, regional, and national musical talent. The festival includes three outdoor stages, an artist market, a two-night Club Crawl in more than 10 venues, and a three-day KidsFest celebration. And all proceeds directly benefit AthFest Educates.

Since 2009, AthFest Educates, an Athens-based nonprofit, has...

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