Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:38pm
UGA’s Next Top Entrepreneur is a live pitch competition put on by the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Georgia. Students from across the country can for the opportunity to pitch their business or business idea to a panel of judges for the chance to win $10,000. A travel stipend of $1,500 is available for teams traveling more than 75 miles from Athens. Application deadline for Next Top Entrepreneur is March 18. The application is at …
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:39am
What teams will win the grand prize and be crowned the Fabricate winner? All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to come out to enjoy the competition, indulge in heavy hors-d'oeuvres and vote for their favorite team. For more information, visit:
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:29pm
The SIS, or Student Idea Showcase, is an initiative of the TEDxUGA Student Council. Currently enrolled students at the University of Georgia have the chance to enter the showcase and share their “ideas worth spreading” in a TED-like environment. The goal of the SIS is to foster the exploration and sharing of ideas amongst UGA students and serve as the platform for which student presenters are chosen for the TEDxUGA stage. Following the showcase…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 2:43pm
This annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display Nov. 1–7 in the museum’s education resource center during regular hours. Poster session begins at 5 p.m.; presentations begin at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
Fri, 08/05/2016 - 2:53pm
It is a coincidence that the Games of the XXXI Olympiad officially begin tonight and students begin their move into the UGA dorms on Sunday? Maybe, and in truth Athens has already begun to fill up with students again (I see parents walking on the lawn outside my window right now) and I watched an Olympic soccer match two days ago. But the Olympic games - featuring many UGA athletes and coaches, reported on by our sports journalists and assisted…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institue, Competition
Mon, 07/13/2015 - 10:58am
An interesting new study highlighted on the CHE blog, Wired Campus, expands on the expanding reality of the impacts of social media on informed discussions within and beyond the classroom: In a paper released on Monday, Christine Greenhow, an assistant professor of education at Michigan State University, argues that using informal social-media settings to carry on debates about science can help students refine their argumentative skills,…
Tags: imaging, Special Event, Competition, Geography, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:01am
A special Blue-card and First-year Odyssey event will take place tonight at 6:30 p.m. in MLC 101, the keynote address for Women History Month at UGA - "A New Sisterhood for the Age of Twitter" by noted political theorist, activist and writer Robin Morgan: award-winning poet, novelist, political theorist, feminist activist, journalist, editor and best-selling author, Robin Morgan. She is the founder and president of The Sisterhood is Global…
Tags: Department of Genetics, Competition, engineering, Lamar Dodd School of Art, 9
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 3:53pm
Lamar Dodd School of Art photography lecturer Marni Shindelman has an interesting new art project that has re-introduced art to social media:   An exhibition of the project, “Geolocation: Tributes to the Data Stream,” opened on Thursday at United Photo Industries in New York and runs through Jan. 28. Ms. Shindelman called Twitter “a huge, vast sea of digital noise.” “But it’s important that it exists,” she said, “and I think our work shows this…
Tags: Competition