Mon, 07/09/2018 - 4:07pm
First-year orientation sesssions began earlier this summer and continue today through the second week of August. First-year, transfer and inernational students are finding their way around campus, learning about UGA and becoming acquainted with the small city that is a major university! Welcome all! Remain calm. There is a great deal to learn, keep up with, organize and decide, but you can do it. Our staff and faculty are here to help and show…
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Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:42pm
Finding good internship opportunities is a focus for many UGA students, but the Clarke Central High School Odyssey news magazine features a story (and video) about the student-led Small Satellite Research Lab providing work-based interships for high school students. The new issue of Odyssey also features a story on philosophy professor (and 2018 Democratic Congressional Candidate) Richard Winfield: Although Winfield sees social mobility as…
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Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:18am
Athens Music Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, presents “A Night at the Morton: Soul Celebration” March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Morton Theatre: The interactive performance event, supported by a Public Impact Grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, is the third installment of this biannual program organized and directed by UGA music professors Jean Ngoya Kidula and Susan Thomas.…
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Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:55am
Once home to five different Native American tribes, the land on which the UGA campus sits today has a deep cultural history all its own that is often overlooked but retains the compelling power to teach. The Red & Black highlights Native American Heritage Month and ongoing efforts to educate the public about this rich culture: The Institute of Native American Studies, Native American Student Association, the University Union and the…
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 2:24pm
The Last Picture Show, based on the 1966 novel by Larry McMurtry, starred Timothy Bottoms, Cybill Shepherd, Jeff Bridges, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn and Ben Johnson. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards including best picture and best director, with Johnson and Leachman winning best supporting actor and best supporting actress. Ponsoldt's The Spectacular Now stars our very own Athens, GA as a setting as well as former UGA theatre…
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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:37am
A UGA app developed to make travel easier between campus and surrounding greater Athens now includes real time information on city bus routes: Since its initial launch in 2013, the UGA mobile app's most popular feature for students has been a bus tracker for Campus Transit. Now, Athens Transit buses are included in the app, which tracks buses and displays schedules of when buses are expected to arrive at each stop. The UGA mobile app also…
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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:56am
One of the many reasons we love the symbiotic relations between town and gown, music and the university go together like UGA and Athens, GA and there is no better example than ATHfest: AthFest is a multi-day music and arts festival in downtown Athens, GA that showcases local, regional, and national musical talent. The festival includes three outdoor stages, an artist market, a two-night Club Crawl in more than 10 venues, and a three-day KidsFest…
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