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Thu, 11/18/2021 - 3:18pm
Ceramics, painting, drawings, photos, jewelry and more created by students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art make great gifts for others – or for yourself. On Friday, November 19 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on the first floor and in the courtyard of the Main Art Building, school of art students provide the latest opportunity to browse their wares in its newest incarnation, the Dodd Market: Organized by Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Dodd Ambassadors at the…
Mon, 11/15/2021 - 11:06am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series concert features the Jazz Ensemble and Glee Clubs in Hodgson Hall on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is part of the Spotlight on the Arts Festival. The program opens with Jazz Ensemble I Big Band, which is Hodgson School’s advanced Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave D’Angelo, Lecturer of Jazz. This group plays at a variety of events, both on and off campus, and is a key component of…
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 3:27pm
A delegation of seven students and scholars representing the University of Georgia at the 24th Annual Southeast Model African Union (SEMAU) simulation in Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Nov. 3 – 6, 2021 won the “Most Outstanding Delegation Award.”  The SEMAU simulation is a student-centered undertaking designed to assist students in gaining valuable knowledge of diplomatic codes of behavior as well as enhancing their…
Tue, 11/02/2021 - 3:14pm
UGA Theatre presents “Rent,” with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson, directed by Brandon LaReau, part of the University of Georgia’s Spotlight on the Arts festival. Performances will be held in the Fine Arts Theatre Nov. 4-5 and 10-13 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 or $12 for students, and can be purchased at ugatheatre.com, by phone at 706-542-4400 or in person at the Performing Arts Center. Larson’s Pulitzer Prize-…
Fri, 10/29/2021 - 2:51pm
A prestigious book award, a startup launch, and a new protein study using AI highlight Franklin faculty and student kudos during October: Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor in American History and Co-Director of the Center for Virtual History, has been awarded the 18th annual Ridenhour Book Prize for his widely celebrated work, Unworthy Republic: The dispossession of Native Americans and the road to Indian Territory UGA doctoral…
Thu, 10/21/2021 - 11:47am
Join the student musicians of the Hodgson School on Thursday, October 21 for UGA Wind Ensemble’s second concert of the year in Hodgson Concert Hall. Led by Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger, Interim Director of Bands, this program begins with Richard Strauss’s Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, followed by the wind band classic Suite No. 1 in E-flat Major by Gustav Holst. Resident pianist Anatoly Sheludyakov performs as guest soloist on Igor Stravinsky’s…
Mon, 09/20/2021 - 9:48am
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Institute for Native American Studies has received a gift to recruit and support scholarships for Native American students at the university. The gift by UGA alumnus Chris Goeckel is designed to bring graduate students from across the United States to study at UGA and to promote the importance of the Native American Studies curriculum for the campus community. The UGA Institute of…
Tue, 09/14/2021 - 11:32am
The University of Georgia established the Women’s Leadership Fellows Program in 2015 to provide a selected group of current faculty and administrators with dedicated time to develop and hone leadership skills and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting research universities. The program specifically focuses on issues women face in academic administration. Throughout the year long program, the participants will…
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 2:21pm
The state’s first Master of Fine Arts degree in Film, Television, and Digital Media (MFA) arrives to its second year, as the program's first cohort of students make their way to sound stages and scenes around the state. The program also welcomes new faculty members to help guide our students in their pursuit to become filmmakers ready to give voice to stories that matter in today’s competitive global marketplace: UGA’s MFA in Film program…
Mon, 08/30/2021 - 10:33am
Awards, grants, exhibitions and fellowships lead our shout-outs to colleagues across the college to begin the academic year. Congratulations all – a few of the highlights: Seven UGA doctoral students – four from the Franklin College – selected as ARCS Scholars – Albany Herald Jody Clay-Warner, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of sociology, part of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and associate director of…
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 3:10pm
The first week of classes wraps today and for many new students, the experience has already been overwhelming, a whirlwind of new activity, new people and... new assignments. As much as we can encourage all students about the importance of a strong start – get a jump on your reading, keep up and arrive everyday prepared for class – some current students offer thoughtful and empathetic advice that every student on campus can use: It’s OK if you…
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 11:30am
With a robust volume of orientation sessions underway for incoming first-year and transfer students across campus, UGA student affairs has rolled out a suite of new websites designed to facilitate and connect all of our students to the keys to good health and well-being on their journeys to success in the classroom and beyond. It is important to know what is available and where to go find help, care, and assistance when any of our students need…
Mon, 07/12/2021 - 12:03pm
Three University of Georgia students have been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Hollings Scholarship Program is designed to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric sciences. The scholarship provides two years of financial support, a 10-week, full-time paid summer internship to any NOAA facility nationwide, and support to participate in…
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 3:40pm
Georgia Magazine’s Summer 2021 issue features the now 30 members of the Georgia athletic community who have qualified to compete for 13 different nations in five sports at the Olympic and Paralympic games this summer. This is the second-largest Georgia contingent in Olympic history, trailing only the Rio 2016 field (36). The group contains current students and Franklin alumni, including multi-medal winner Allison Schmitt: Although Schmitt BS ’14…
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 3:57pm
The Institute for African American Studies announced the winners of the 2021 Lee Roy B. Giles Encouragement Award, established in 2010 by his wife, Dr. Freda Scott Giles, Professor Emeritus in the Institute.  The Award honors the legacy of Mr. Giles with a cash award given to a student who has exhibited excellence in the area of African American Studies, whether in research, practical application, or academic experience. The application…
Wed, 06/23/2021 - 4:28pm
An excellent story about a trio of UGA engineering students developing a plan to maintain the Fort Pulaski National Monument site in the face of sea level rise, severe storms and more frequent flooding includes a quote from Fort Pulaski Superintendent Melissa Memory, a 1989 graduate from the Department of Anthropology: “They’ve blown it out of the water metaphorically and literally with how far they’ve taken this project,” said Memory. “A lot of…
Mon, 06/21/2021 - 11:34am
Our colleagues in the Office of Research share the story of a successful year for theater at the University of Georgia. The Department of Theatre and Film Studies and its associated student theater organizations produced over 30 shows, each unlike anything seen before at UGA. Productions ranged from self-taped musical cabarets to live-streamed comedy shows, to multimedia explorations of current events, and featured the work of dozens, even…
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 2:09pm
UGA Theatre presents what “portends” to be a fun evening of spirits, goblins, kings, queens, “lunatics, lovers and poets” — A Midsummer Night's Dream set in the pristine and historic UGA Founder's Garden that evokes the spirit of Shakespeare’s Stratford and the forest of Arden. The play is set in Shakespeare’s classical Athens, a choice that proves to be a most fortuitous location for this production. Directed by Ray Paolino. One performance…
Thu, 05/20/2021 - 11:37am
We love Clarke County schools and the close, collaborative nature with the university community of which they are in so many ways an important part. One new UGA program in particular helps Clarke County students develop leadership skills, career interests, and confidence as it paves the way for academic excellence. Since she was 2 years old, Tiffani Richardson has had her sights set on becoming a medical professional. Whether an obstetrician, a…
Tue, 05/18/2021 - 11:49am
Our colleagues with the UGA Libraries share one of the many humanities research experiences made possible through the extraordinary resources on campus: On display through Aug. 26 at the Special Collections Libraries, “The Hargrett Hours: Exploring Medieval Manuscripts” presents insights gained by UGA students while investigating medieval manuscripts in the collections of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. A Book of Hours is a…
Mon, 05/17/2021 - 12:55pm
Vanessa Swenson, a Writing Intensive Program graduate student, shared this recap of the Write@UGA 2021 event from February. On February 22, 2021, the Write@UGA event series “Writing for a Better World,” welcomed Asao B. Inoue, an award-winning scholar whose work considers the intersection of writing assessment and race and racism. In a morning keynote address, “What Does It Mean To Assess Writing For A Better World? Or What Does It Mean to Be An…
Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:48am
Today is the day – and tomorrow, and Saturday! In an unusual turn consistent with this most unusual academic year, UGA will hold three undergraduate commencement ceremonies beginning tonight in Sanford Stadium. The Spring Graduate Commencement will held Friday at 10 a.m. in the stadium. Congratulations to every graduate at every level from every school and every college. Let the Chapel bell ring! Welcome to the many family members and friends on…
Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:26am
Industry Day—a celebration of the first Data Science Competition, organized by the statistics department along with data scientists—was held virtually on April 28. Following introductions by Provost Jack Hu and Alan Dorsey, dean of Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the top undergraduate and graduate data science teams presented their findings from the competition. Industry Day included a panel discussion about careers in data science from…
Tue, 05/04/2021 - 11:59am
Truly an April to remember for the Franklin College and the University of Georgia, with our three new National Academy of Sciences members announced. Details below on those and other extraordinary achievements across the college for faculty, students, staff and alumni. We also want to include a special note of thanks and congratulations to our 14 graduating Franklin College Student Ambassadors – we are honored by your efforts and dedication.…
Wed, 04/28/2021 - 11:33am
When the tree came crashing through their bedroom window, Jasper and Ashley Kent had moved to safety only moments before thanks to a live weather broadcast by University of Georgia student, Will O’Neil. The Midwest transplants had seen severe weather before and thought nothing of the storm brewing outside until Ashley Kent came across O’Neil’s broadcast.  "I wasn't really taking it seriously, but I decided to look at local news and see what I…

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