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News from the Chronicles - March 2021

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 2:14pm
Carolyn Medine, professor of religion and director of the Institute for African American Studies, will lead a virtual conversation March 2 at 4 p.m. centered on the historic Morton Theatre Corporation’s Defiance Project Awards, a series of grants in support of projects "created to document and/or explore the Black Lives Matter Movement and/or everyday experience.” The event is presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts as part of…
Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:56am
The African Studies Institute presents the 2021 Virtual Spring Lecture on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. University of Georgia alumnus Daniel A. Wubah, President of Millersville University, Pennsylvania will deliver this year’s lecture, “Rethinking Hierarchy: Perspective on Servant Leadership as a King and University President.” The virtual event is free and the public is invited to attend. The African Studies Spring lecture celebrates the…
Wed, 03/03/2021 - 1:46pm
Every year, sports coaches have to navigate how to safely get their teams in shape to compete while temperatures during outdoor practices soar. New research from the University of Georgia aims to help them do just that Different states have different heat policies guiding outdoor practices. In areas less prone to extreme temperatures—Alaska, for example—strong heat guidelines aren’t as urgently needed as in hotter regions But for states that…
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 1:17pm
Each year, UGA and the Franklin welcome hundreds of new transfer students to campus. Our Office of Student Academic Services and Transfer Academic Services provide on-boarding support and guidance for new students as they adjust to campus. Peer allies are also a vital component of helping students acclimate to the campus community, especially in such challenging times: Change can be nerve-wracking, especially for incoming college students. On…
Fri, 03/05/2021 - 2:15pm
A new exhibit at the Special Collections Libraries chronicles the journey of students advocating for a more inclusive learning environment at the University of Georgia over the past six decades. The exhibit, “Making Space: Fighting for Inclusion, Building Community at UGA,” begins with the experiences of Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault), the first Black students to enroll at UGA in 1961, as well as other early path-…
Mon, 03/08/2021 - 1:43pm
Women have been leaders in the field of statistics for decades, with contributions ranging from theoretical developments to applications in biology, climatology and medicine. A recent paper by University of Georgia statistics professor Lynne Billard, “Women Trailblazers in the Statistical Profession,” provides a historical introduction to these remarkable scholars from around the globe. Billard met or knew several of these extraordinary women.…
Wed, 03/10/2021 - 10:57am
UGA faculty members Katie Ehrlich, Brad Phillips and Ted Ross were honored with the Presidents’ Award of Distinction for Team Science from the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance at a virtual conference held March 5: The three UGA faculty were recognized for their interdisciplinary collaboration in studying immune responses to influenza vaccination, each from a different disciplinary perspective. Georgia CTSA is a National…
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 2:26pm
Hundreds of apple varieties thrived in orchards across North Georgia a century ago, before an evolving apple industry swept them off shelves and tables, never to return. But with the help of a dedicated group of University of Georgia researchers, Extension agents and volunteer enthusiasts, Georgia’s lost apple varieties are making a comeback. The newly planted Heritage Apple Orchard, located at UGA’s Georgia Mountain Research & Education…
Fri, 03/12/2021 - 3:49pm
UGA is home to an artist with a gift for math and a heart for helping her fellow students. Meet Interior Design major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Maelyn Ehrman, who will start a position as an interior designer with Arcollab, a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm in Athens after graduation in May:  Math can be frustrating, especially during a pandemic, but Maelyn Ehrman is here to help. “Math in general is a subject that can be…
Mon, 03/15/2021 - 4:07pm
Arthur Miller has always enjoyed teaching other people and explaining things. An Honors student, Miller is studying biochemistry and molecular biology while also pursuing a master’s in comparative biomedical science through UGA’s Double Dawgs program. A pre-med student, Miller is narrowing down his selections to start medical school in the fall. A black belt and former state champion in Taekwondo, Miller is president and founder of the …

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