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Birthplace of higher education

The founding of UGA tracks pretty closely with the founding of the United States. The founders shared with us many specific ideas about how the new country might govern itself, and about the role higher education would play in that pursuit.

Here is Sterling-Goodman Professor of English Douglas Anderson talking about Benjamin Franklin's vision for higher education, and specifically the integration of arts and sciences that creates the liberal arts learning...

  

Indigeneity and the Sacred

Indigeneity.pngA new book on sacred natural sites, Indigeneity and the Sacred: Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas, was recently published by Berghahn Books:

The conservation of sites that indigenous people hold sacred has taken urgency as globalization and population growth increased demands for resources...

Hodgson students to perform North American premiere of new work

oratorio teaser.jpgThe Hodgson Wind Ensemble and the Hodgson Singers in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will perform the North American premiere of a new work from Australian composer Catherine Likhuta when the Thursday Scholarship Series returns to Hodgson Concert Hall Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. "Scraps from a Madman's Diary" brings together a rare pairing...

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