Thu, 05/17/2018 - 3:34pm
With development timetables already showing practical quantum computing machines arriving much sooner than expected, researchers from the region will gather at UGA for second consecutive year fotr discussion on new work and ideas at the Southeast Quantum Computing Workshop May 18: Quantum computers, which use quantum states of subatomic particles to store information, was initiated as a field in 1980, and though its development remains in the…
Tags: Odyssey, Earth
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:04am
          Thinc week is March 23-27 on campus, and one of the many highlights will be a dance workshop led by Stanford University dance instructor Aleta Hayes, who uses dance and free movement as a route to leadership and collaboration: What new ways can we relate to one another? Experiential inquiry into concepts of social accupressure, viewing the view, opening to other’s realities, appreciation of tacit knowledge and mining social knots…
Tags: Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, quantum computing, critical zone, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Odyssey, Clarke Central
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:59am
Entrepreneurship doesn't always mean starting a for-profit business. Some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs got their start because they wanted to help people in their community. A full schedule of events, speakers and related activities is available at thinc.uga.edu. The Franklin College is fully enaged with the Thinc. initiative, with our students, faculty, staff alumni involved at every level. Make plans to attend these events…
Tags: quantum computing, Students, Field Study, Institute for Women's Studies
Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:07am
The Georgia Museum of Art will host a day of events on April 3 that bring together important parts of what will be highlighted during Thinc week as well. Start-ups are in fashion, in more ways than one: The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present a free lecture by Spoonflower cofounder Stephen Fraser April 3 at 11 a.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium. Spoonflower is a web-based digital printing company that allows…
Tags: Air Force, quantum computing, backflip, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, art
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 1:02pm
Next Month, UGA will celebrate many Franklin College students, faculty, staff and alumni during Thinc! week - an inititaive to shine the spotlight on entrepreneurs and the spirit that moves them: UGA started the Thinc. initiative to make sure that the next generation of leaders and innovators learns how to take their ideas from concept to reality. The initiative promotes entrepreneurship and fosters economic development in the region by…
Tags: quantum computing, Students, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, Field Study
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 9:02am
  Be Inspired at Tonight’s Entrepreneurship Panel at the Georgia Theatre By Jessica Luton jluton@uga.edu Students with in an interest in entrepreneurship won’t want to miss an event at the Georgia Theatre tonight.  In conjunction with the Thinc at UGA program, a week-long endeavor dedicated to helping students realize entrepreneurship ideas, tonight’s program will feature four Startup Stories that are sure to inspire you to greater heights.…
Tags: quantum computing, backflip, Field Study, recycle, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, art
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 4:13pm
Study in the arts and sciences disciplines is the best possible preparation for a fulfilling life and career: Franklin College graduates know how to think critically and creatively, adapt to changing situations, and bring broad perspectives to bear on the diverse challenges we all confront over our lifetimes. The arts and sciences are also the engine for innovation.  Franklin College has launched a suite of initiatives that will help our…
Tags: backflip, quantum computing, qubits