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Mon, 01/03/2022 - 1:55pm
Happy New Year from the Franklin College, and thank you to our many wonderful students, alumni, and friends for your ongoing support for the arts and sciences at UGA. The university's largest and oldest college remains its most dynamic and we are ready to welcome all of our students and colleagues back to campus this week, including the many transfer students just beginning their UGA experience. Welcome! What a time to be a Dawg! Congratulations…
Fri, 01/01/2021 - 10:31am
The Franklin College wishes all University of Georgia students, faculty, staff, friends and alumni a safe, happy and healthy 2021. Let your creative pursuits, your scholarly endeavors, and your generous spirit flourish from the very beginning this year.  See you in 2021!
Fri, 01/03/2020 - 12:57pm
The New Year welcomes new students and faculty in the semester beginning next week, a fresh new Sugar Bowl trophy making its way to campus, plus a host of new research stories, concert performances and lectures. Welcome, to the many new faces, and good luck to all students beginning fresh again in the new semester. Get ready! 2020!
Mon, 12/23/2019 - 3:19pm
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you all the best for the holidays and in the new year 2020! University of Georgia offices will be closed beginning December 25 and re-open January 2, 2020.
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:11pm
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you a safe, happy and healthy New Year.
Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:42am
This is the 222nd post of 2018 on the Franklin Chronicles, and what an incredible year it has been for UGA's oldest, largest and most academically diverse college. We look back: 17(!) Amazing students [and counting] Eight Focus on the Faculty features And from January though today, a plethora of rich activity that defines the modern academy - groundbreaking scholarship, outreach, research, performance, milestones, new initiatives, books, grants…
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 3:17pm
Glycoscience is the study of the structure and function of carbohydrates — organic compounds that play critical roles in nearly every aspect of biology. UGA is a partner in a new project that will soon be able to provide a way for questions asked by those studying glycoscience to be answered by big data: The National Institutes of Health has jointly awarded a $10 million grant to UGA and George Washington University to build a glycoscience…
Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:48am
With campus frigid and students on their way back from extraordinary New Year experiences, we share these words from our namesake and our hopes to fulfill their promise: Be at War with Your Vices, at Peace with Your Neighbours, and Let Every New Year Find You a Better Man - Benjamin Franklin, from the 1755 edition of “Poor Richard’s Almanac.” Complete title: “Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and…
Sat, 12/30/2017 - 12:19pm
By any other word would smell as sweet; From the Bard's pen to our eyes. Go Dawgs. Image: via wikimedia commons. Quote: Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene II
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:41am
The College of Pharmacy is home to a new campus-wide collaborative facility designed to hasten the development of therapeutic drugs for a number of major diseases, the Drug Discovery Core laboratory: A survey distributed to UGA researchers in 2016 identified chemical screening and toxicity profiling as the most critical needs for enhancing drug discovery research at UGA, and the DDC will address many of those needs for faculty working in…
Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:20am
Ping Ma, professor in the department of statistics, has been awarded $1.3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to develop statistical tools to further clarify the causes of many diseases-including cancer, heart disease and aging-related illnesses. Over four years, Ma and his team of researchers will look at something known as small RNAs, hoping to unravel their regulatory role on abnormal variations in genetic transcription…
Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:51am
Very big news out of cellular biology and the Striepen lab in the fight against a parasite known as a major cause of suffering throughout the developing world: Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed new tools to study and genetically manipulate cryptosporidium, a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis. Their discoveries, published in the journal Nature, will ultimately help researchers in…
Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:14am
The battle against tropical diseases continues apace with major headway coming in the form of public-private funding collaborations that keep great researchers focused on developing effective new treatments: University of Georgia researchers in collaboration with Anacor Pharmaceuticals have received a $5.3 million grant from the Wellcome Trust to develop a new drug for the treatment of Chagas disease, which they hope will be ready to enter…
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:48am
Through extraordinary imaging techniques and refined laboratory practices with a model organism, a UGA research team has published new evidence about the assembly of cell organelles in the human body: Defective cilia can lead to a host of diseases and conditions in the human body—from rare, inherited bone malformations to blindness, male infertility, kidney disease and obesity.  ...   a new study from University of Georgia cellular biologists…
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:02am
As science moves forward, disease treatment regimes become more refined, safer and more effective. Great news from Shanta Dhar's research lab in the department of chemistry: Dhar, assistant professor of chemistry in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and Rakesh Pathak, a postdoctoral researcher in Dhar's lab, constructed a modified version of cisplatin called Platin-M, which is designed to overcome this resistance by attacking…

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