Alum returns to present geology colloquium

Afghanistan mapFranklin College alumnus Ed Moritz (B.S., Geology, '82) returns to campus next week to give a talk about his work on oil and gas projects in Afghanistan. His talk, "Afghanistan's Mineral Endowment: Example Projects from the Hydrocarbon and Mining Sectors," will be held at 3:30 pm on Thursday, October 11 in room 200A of the Geography and Geology Building. The talk is free and the public is invited to attend.

Mr. Moritz joined...

Spotlight on the Arts at UGA

paint spatters with Spotlight logo, dance, music, art, theatre.Perhaps nothing exemplifies a society's highest ideals and broadest ambitions more than its commitment to the arts. It's a kind of multi-generational, altruistic selfishness, a form of public self-interest, which shows us these are not mutually exclusive. Even the most solitary among us can become part of a concert audience.

School of Art welcomes sculptor Arcega

sail boat structure in wood, aluminum.One of the mainstays of the Lamar Dodd Schol of Art is a constant schedule of visiting artists and scholars. Bringing artists in to critique and lecture helps the school maintain a fresh approach to the student experience and gives everyone on campus the chance to learn about new work. That experience continues next week with sculptor Michael Arcega:


Cobb in New York Times

Spaulding Distinguished Research Professor of History James Cobb takes to the pages of the New York Times to describe Republican support in the South:

Lest we go overboard in emphasizing the peculiarities of working-class white Southerners, we should remember that racially tinged, working-class white conservatism is a fixture throughout much of rural America. Also is it really all that striking...