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Tags: Black students

Thu, 02/03/2022 - 11:40am
University of Georgia life science and education researchers investigated the stories behind one of the most successful groups of science majors on campus: Black undergraduate students. Despite an array of additional challenges beyond their coursework, Black science majors are able to complete their science degree programs. Black students persist at a higher rate than any other racial or ethnic subgroup on campus for many of the science majors…
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, 02/15/2021 - 11:11am
The 2021 Emerging Scholars Symposium: “Visualizing Identity: Exploring Dimensions of the Self through Art” will showcase research by current graduate students and other emerging scholars related to themes of art and identity throughout the history of visual and material culture. The symposium is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” in partnership with UGA’s Association of Graduate Art Students. A Black Atlantan…

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