The Marine Institute on Sapelo Island


From North to South along Georgia's 100-mile-long coast, 14 islands of sand, beach ridge and maritime forest serve as a barrier between sea and land. Four of these are developed ( St. Simons, Tybee, Sea Island and Jekyll) and connected to the mainland by bridges. The rest are accessible only by boat (or plane):

Blackbeard, Wassaw, and Wolf islands are national wildlife refuges. Little Tybee, Ossabaw, and...

Diversity Forum: The Trayvon Martin Tragedy


A panel of faculty and students will share their disciplinary and personal perspectives on this case. Sponsored by the Franklin College's Office of Inclusion and Diversity Leadership and the Department of Geography.

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. 248 Miller Learning Center. 

Panelists include:

Ms. Melissa Brown --Psychology &... German
Dr. Mark Cooney--Sociology...

MFA at Aurum Studios


Inroads connecting town-and-gown are some of the most important in our localized orbit. Downtown Athens stalwart Aurum Studios is partnering with the Lamar Dodd School of Art to create new opportunities for UGA art students:

The University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art and Aurum Studios in downtown Athens will present the inaugural LDSOA/Aurum Studios Juried Exhibition and...

ARCO 2nd Thursday Finale


Hugh Hodgson was a very important Georgian, because he believed in the citizens of this state - and the importance of educating them. He was a very significant faculty member at the University of Georgia because he believed in the power of music as a civilising force, a non-negotiable element of an educated citizenry.

His Second Thursday music nights have a lofty pedigree and we're glad that they remain a means to bring great music to our campus. This year's roster has been a great...