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Tue, 08/30/2022 - 9:30am
The new School of Computing, faculty awards and grants as well as the promotion of Franklin College colleagues to university-level leadership positions highlight our kudos for the summer. Congratulations all!   University of Georgia to elevate computer science with new school – AJC, R&B, Fortune UGA plant biologist Robert Schmitz named finalist for prestigious 2022 Blavatnik National Award for young Scientists – R&B The National Science…
Fri, 01/28/2022 - 10:41am
Wonderful awards and accolades across the Franklin College to begin 2022, though there can only be one headline to our January kudos: 41 years! Georgia Bulldogs win rematch vs. Alabama Crimson Tide for first college national championship since 1980 season – ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, ABC News, U.S. News & World Report, UGA Today, GeorgiaDogs.com, ABH, Atlanta Business Chronicle Marshall Shepherd was among the distinguished leaders named …
Tue, 01/18/2022 - 11:36am
The Willson Center announced the first cohort of faculty members in the humanities and arts for the Grants and Fellowships Mentorship and Support program. Offered in partnership with the Franklin College, the Office of Research, and the Office of the Provost, faculty who are admitted to the program receive $1,000 into their research support accounts. The program is designed to Create a supportive environment for critique and development of grant…
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 3:14pm
Alumni on and off campus headline our kudos over the month of September. Congratulations on the wonderful accomplishments near and far celebrated here on campus: On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Franklin College celebrated staff excellence at a socially distant event at the Innovation Hub R. Wood Studio celebrates 30th anniversary and grand reopening (Rebecca Wood, BFA ’77) – R&B David Froetschel (BFA ’13) wins Lyndon House Arts Center solo…
Fri, 10/09/2020 - 11:03am
UGA announced 20 new Foundation Fellows and seven new Ramsey Scholars today, the highest academic scholarships and grants the university awards. While the combined lists reflect a healthy geographic variety, with Georgia's finest high school scholars well-represented, both are also predominately Franklin College majors, which is precisely as it should be at a top-tier major research university. The great diversity of disciplines in the Franklin…
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 1:20pm
Congratulations to our many colleagues on recent accolades and achievements, inspiring our work with their excellence in teaching, research and outreach: Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory by Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor in American History, was named to the nonfiction Longlist for the 2020 National Book Award Three University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences…
Thu, 06/11/2020 - 1:42pm
The Language Flagship is a national initiative to change the way Americans learn languages through a groundbreaking approach to language education for students from kindergarten through college. Through a network of 31 Flagship Programs at 21 institutions of higher education across the U.S., The Language Flagship graduates students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a superior level of…
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 11:28am
The extraordinary roster of new honors for Franklin faculty and staff so early in the year includes: J. Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of the atmospheric sciences program whose diverse communication efforts engage a wide audience on weather, climate, and the relationship between science and society, will receive the 2020 Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science from the…
Wed, 09/25/2019 - 12:51pm
Fulbright grants, SEC Leadership Development and excellence in research, visual art and career experiences for graduate students highlight Franklin College awards and achievements in September. Congratulations all: Get Installed: Installation at Valdosta State University by Jon Swindler, associate professor of art and associate director of Lamar Dodd School of Art, and Mike McFalls, professor of art at Columbus State University and director of…
Mon, 09/09/2019 - 1:05pm
12 UGA students and recent alumni have been selected to receive international travel-study grants offered through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the sixth straight year—and 10th time in the past 11 years—that UGA has received 10 or more offers. Of the 12, nine were able to take advantage of the opportunity. Four received academic and arts grants, and five will be teaching English. Eight are students or alumni with Franklin College degrees:…
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 2:54pm
After a successful first round of grants, seven new faculty teams - and six that include faculty from the Franklin College - have been awarded funds through a second round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants: When the Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants were first awarded in 2017, 12 faculty teams received funds totaling some $1.37 million. The work enabled by those seed grants supported subsequent applications for external…
Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:10am
New grants and awards, number one in debate and the unveiling of a portrait of Mary Frances Early headline our kudos for the month of October. Congratulations to faculty, students and alumni on their recent accolades and accomplishments: The U.S. Department of Education awarded $1.7 million in support of the University of Georgia Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute(LACSI) to expand research, teaching and public service in Georgia and…
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 10:49am
Franklin College students, faculty and staff began the new academic year with many awards, grants, new books and other distinguished accomplishments. The Georgia Debate Union finished in second place at the season-opening college debate tournament held at Georgia State this past weekend.  The Georgia State tournament featured 140 teams from around the country, including teams from Harvard, Georgetown, Northwestern, Cornell, Vanderbilt, the…
Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:23am
The University of Georgia once again hit double digits in the number of international travel-study grants offered to its students and recent alumni through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. With 18 students selected, this marks the fifth straight year—and ninth time in the past 10 years—that UGA has received 10 or more offers. Of the 15 students and alumni who will be able to participate, four of the six academic and arts grants went to…
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:59am
Awards season is always a time of celebration for the Franklin College, and we congratulate our colleagues (and students) on recent recognition, grants and professorships: Half of the six recipients of UGA’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction are from Franklin faculty members – Christine Alright from the department of Classics received the Russell Award for Excellence in Teaching – Athens CEO, UGA Today. Professor of sociology and…
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:17am
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will present a Regional Application-Writing Workshop on February 28, 2018 at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens: The workshop is supported by the University of Georgia Office of Research and is hosted by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Georgia Humanities. Workshop activities include an…
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:19am
UGA Classics in Rome is currently underway under the direction of Professors Elena Bianchelli and Chris Gregg, a Mellon Professor of Classical Archaeology. Participants and professors live in a small family-run, centrally located hotel in Rome and in their six-week stay they become intimately connected with the city and the Italian life style. Classes are held every morning right in front of the monuments and they focus on the archaeology, the…
Wed, 11/09/2016 - 11:22am
As we get more acquainted with the Irish craft of understatement, Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, visits campus Thursday Nov. 10  to deliver her lecture, “‘Art Can Tread Where Words and Politics Often Can’t’: Curating the Troubles Legacy” [The lecture] examines the challenges and consequences of using art to engage the public with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s recent past. Art of the Troubles, 2014, and Colin…
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 11:07am
'Artistic and other cultural manifestations of interculture, discomposure, optimism, and unexpected affinity as sources of anxiety about the implications of historical change' will be a sub-theme of today's Distinguished Artist Lecture in the Lamar Dodd School of Art by Professor Darby English: English is Carl Darling Buck Professor of Art History and the College at the University of Chicago. He teaches modern and contemporary art and cultural…
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:42am
BURNAWAY is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide coverage of the arts in and from Atlanta and the South, to support vibrant creative communities in the region. The Emerging Art Writers Mentorship Program seeks to develop the voices of new art writers. Linnea West is a participant in the program who is pursuing a master’s in art history at the Dodd and who wrote an essay on Cy Twombly’s series of paintings Le…
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:10am
The Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowships in American Art are awarded to graduate students in any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing, for scholarship on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. One of this year's Fellowship winners is Laura Lake Smith, a doctoral candidate in art history in the Lamar Dodd School of Art for her work, Imaging the In-between: The…
Tue, 10/29/2013 - 10:32am
The Lamar Dodd School of Art welcomes Priscilla Roosevelt, one of the leading Western experts on aristocratic life in imperial Russia, to present the annual Shouky Shaheen Lecture on Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium of the Georgia Museum of Art.  Roosevelt's lecture on "Serfdom and Splendor: the World of the Russian Country Estate" will focus on the cultural impact of the country estate, particularly the unusual role played…

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