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UGA à Paris

Posted 2 years 3 weeks ago
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Our hearts are heavy with grief following the horrible events in Paris on Friday. To keep up with developments, we recommend coverage by the New York Times and the French language daily, Libération.

Of course, UGA operates a study abroad program in Paris. UGA à Paris offers a variety of courses from history to geography, communications studies to sociology and international affairs. 

A joint Study Abroad program of the Department of Geography, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and of the Department of International Affairs, School of Public and International...

Noted and Quoted, October 2015

Posted 2 years 1 month ago
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Franklin faculty engagement and the impact of public scholarship on policy debates to understanding the news takes shape in media around the world. A sample from the month of October:

Evidence of water found on Mars, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. Monday’s announcement by NASA “provides a more concrete result on such a claim based on the most recent Mars mission data,” said Inseok Song, associate professor of astronomy

New research from Joshua Miller in the department of psychology finds lower empathy among those with borderline personality disorder – R&B

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Gregory Distinguished Lecture: Martha Hodes

Posted 2 years 1 month 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 months 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 months 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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