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Tue, 01/24/2023 - 11:07am
Starting the new year strong with media across the globe featuring Franklin College faculty expertise, research and new books. From resolutions to bot-generated text to tornados, our faculty colleagues have it covered. A sample from over the recent month:   What monks can teach us about paying attention – new book by professor of history and associate dean Jamie Kreiner reviewed and featured widely in The New Yorker, New York Times, Wired Bad…
Mon, 07/27/2020 - 4:09pm
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, the South faces another hazard in what experts are predicting to be a more active than normal hurricane season. The University of Georgia’s Marshall Shepherd shares what we need to know about preparing for the brunt of storm season during a global pandemic: Hurricane season 2020 is already shattering records, and it’s only July. The average hurricane season has about 12 named storms. Typically, the sixth…
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:37am
Does knowledge about severe weather translate into meaningful planning that helps the public protect themselves? A new study authored by University of Georgia researchers demonstrates the effectiveness of weather science and safety education for teachers, their students, and the students’ parents.   Weeklong weather science and safety workshops were conducted over the course of the summers of 2011 and 2012 with 66 teachers of kindergarten…
Mon, 11/09/2015 - 10:03am
All along, Beaver's ultimate goal was to get a college degree, but the military was its own sort of education. The mural is terrific, but Beavers' inspiring determination, talent and experience provide great perspective on our current society. That UGA plays such a big part in her dreams and goals humbles and honors every aspiration we have about what the flagship public university is all about. Great story about an inspiring student pursing…

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