Douglas Anderson in the Sterling-Goodman Professor of English at UGA. He has taught and written about Benjamin Franklin throughout his career, including most recently The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin, published by Johns Hopkins in spring 2012. Here he talks about Franklin the man, his ideas about education and his connection to the Franklin College, as well the college's central role at UGA.
Scientists at the University of Georgia, the University of California, San Diego, UCLA, California State Polytechnic University and the Australia National University have collaborated on a study, published in the journal Nature, suggesting new information on how planets are formed.
Robotics finding its way into theatre is the subject of a New York Times feature story today. The story quotes department of theatre and film studies head David Saltz on the reality of robots and live theatre: