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Tue, 06/01/2021 - 11:36am
A new UGA research study on structural aspects of relativistic spacetime reveals the basic structure of spacetime in rotating frames, which had not been previously settled. This work clarifies for the first time the actual fabric of spacetime in rotating frames – describing the exact combination of relativistic effects and simultaneity. The research team – Edward Kipreos, professor of cellular biology, and Riju S. Balachandran (Ph.D. '18) – used…
Fri, 04/16/2021 - 2:55pm
Claire Bunn and Yoong “Terry” Phang are among 410 undergraduates across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars in 2021, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. Bunn, from Marion, Arkansas, is a third-year Foundation Fellow and Stamps Scholar majoring in genetics and minoring in statistics. Phang, from Cumming, is a third-year majoring in physics and…
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 1:19pm
A prolific researcher at the frontier of new developments in quantum optics and 2-D materials, associate professor of physics Yohannes Abate is also a dedicated teacher who inspires students with his fascination for discovery: How does your research or scholarship inspire your teaching, and vice versa? I deliberately aim to integrate my research activities into meaningful theoretical and practical exercises that introduce cutting-edge…
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 4:05pm
On behalf of cosmologists everywhere, as well as all who share a love for knowledge and intellectual elegance, we salute the life of the great physicist and theorist Stephen Hawking: With mathematician Roger Penrose, Hawking used Einstein’s theory of relativity to trace the origins of time and space to a single point of zero size and infinite density. Their work gave mathematical expression to the Big Bang theory, proposed by Belgian priest…
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:00am
The dance department presents its annual spring dance concert, Repertory on Common Ground, April 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. and April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building. The performances will feature choreography by dance faculty and guest artists. Experience the rich array of dance styles and genres, with original choreography that is entertaining, thought-provoking and a delight for the senses. Tickets are $16, $12…
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:38am
The 2015 Spring Dance Concert featuring faculty, guest choreographers and UGA students, runs April 9-11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive. [The concert features] UGA undergraduate students, many of whom are completing their Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts or minors in dance, for a performance of pieces that choreographers have been rehearsing with dancers since the…
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:42am
One of the blog's favorite American novels and fictional protagonists comes to the Fine Arts Theatre beginning November 6: University Theatre at the University of Georgia will present "The Great Gatsby," adapted for the stage by Simon Levy from F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel and directed by T. Anthony Marotta, on Nov. 6-8 and 12-14 at 8 p.m. with matinee performances Nov. 9 and 16 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. Additional events…

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