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News from the Chronicles - July 2021

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 10:57am
Greg Lavender (BS – Computer Science, '83) was officially announced as the new Chief Technology Officer of Intel Corporation. The company announced the addition of two new technology leaders to its executive leadership team, as well as several changes to "strengthen execution, innovation in critical business areas" on June 22:  Lavender has joined Intel as chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president and general manager of the new …
Tue, 07/06/2021 - 11:45am
University of Georgia doctoral candidate Lisa Bartolomeo has been awarded an F31 grant from the National Institutes of Health. The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship is given to enhance the diversity of the health-related workforce and support the research training of predoctoral students from populations traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research…
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 3:40pm
Georgia Magazine’s Summer 2021 issue features the now 30 members of the Georgia athletic community who have qualified to compete for 13 different nations in five sports at the Olympic and Paralympic games this summer. This is the second-largest Georgia contingent in Olympic history, trailing only the Rio 2016 field (36). The group contains current students and Franklin alumni, including multi-medal winner Allison Schmitt: Although Schmitt BS ’14…
Fri, 07/09/2021 - 11:26am
Majoring in art history and comparative literature and intercultural studies while a member of the Counterpoint Dance Company, rising senior Tori Watson embodies the creative spirit and intellectual curiosity of the Franklin College and UGA. This summer, she completed a mural in downtown Athen, and when she’s not dancing, painting or volunteering, she might be researching Dutch art for her Honors thesis. She shares a bit of her Amazing Student…
Mon, 07/12/2021 - 12:03pm
Three University of Georgia students have been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Hollings Scholarship Program is designed to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric sciences. The scholarship provides two years of financial support, a 10-week, full-time paid summer internship to any NOAA facility nationwide, and support to participate in…
Tue, 07/13/2021 - 10:15am
TIME Magazine recently featured research by communications studies faculty and doctoral alumni. “What We Learned About Relationships During the Pandemic,” conveys research findings from a special issue of Journal of Personality and Social Relationships organized by editor Pamela Lannutti (UGA, PhD, 2001) and co-editor Jennifer Bevan (UGA, PhD, 2003), and it reported on a research study in the issue by Yachao Li (UGA, PhD, 2018) and current…
Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:59am
The Franklin Works Project Team presented an overview of the progress to date to departments in May/June. The presentation for departments included: High-level review of project to date Overview of proposed Franklin Business Services Office (FBSO) structure Demonstration that relationships with departments are key and will continue to be prioritized when interacting with business staff in the new structure Examples of anticipated Department/…
Fri, 07/16/2021 - 3:38pm
The University of Georgia Alumni Association unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2021 with 13 Franklin College 40 Under 40 honorees, 12 majors and 1 minor, as well as 3 Franklin affiliates. The program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the 11th annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon Sept. 10 in the Tate Student Center on campus.…
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 3:09pm
In times of the pandemic it's all hands on deck, including associate professor of anthropology Bram Tucker and other members of Pennsylvania State University’s Morombe Archaeological Project (MAP), which aims to reconstruct the impact of human settlement in the Velondriake area, a marine protected biodiversity hotspot on the southwest coast of Madagascar. The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 arrived in the fishing community of Andavadoaka, Madagascar, in…
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 4:09pm
A towering figure in the school of art, UGA and the Athens community in the broadest sense, Wheatley Professor in Fine Arts Emeritus Art Rosenbaum will present a major series of paintings Adamham Town and The Grey Rabbit Trilogy, shown together for the first time, alongside more recent works. The exhibition will be on display from July 23 - August 19 and a reception will be held on Friday, July 23, 6-8p.m. Flagpole runs a lovely preview:…

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