Tue, 03/26/2019 - 11:17am
Congratulations to faculty and student award winners, the Georgia Debate Union, and distinguished keynote speakers announced among our colleagues this month. A sample of recent accomplishments: Gregory Simchick, a graduate student in the department of physics and astronomy, has been selected to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting taking place from 30 June to 05 July 2019 in Lindau, Germany. The most qualified young scientists…
Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:02pm
Awards season celebrates many of our best and the accolades continue for Franklin College faculty and students. Among the many honors, inductions and elections: Janet Westpheling, professor of genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is president-electof the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. SIMB is a nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences, especially as…
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Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:40am
The National Endowment for the Humanities announced the winners of the Chronicling America Data Challenge, and among them is Claudio Saunt from the department of history for his USNewsMap.com. The project maps patterns, explores regions, investigates how stories and terms spread around the country, and watches information go viral before the era of the internet: This site argues that newspapers better capture the public discourse because of…
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Mon, 03/28/2016 - 11:04am
Franklin faculty expertise continues to gain influence in the media on a wide variety of crucial issues affecting American society and the world. A sample from the month of March: The Washington Post files an editorial written by professors Marshall Shepherd and John Knox. The post is about “the unfortunate demise of the National Achievement Scholarship Program.” U.S. News map: What going viral looked like 120 years ago. An interactive map,…
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Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:07am
The digitizing of humanities-based research tools is opening up enormous new frontiers for understanding the past and informing the present. UGA history faculty are at the center of efforts to use Library of Congress databases of historical newspapers to allow scholars (and any citizens) to see how stories unfolded in the past: “Every historical development has a spatial component to it, and often one that is central to explaining the ‘how’ and…
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Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:23am
The new book by Russell Professor of History and department head Claudio Saunt in gaining great interest right out of the gate, and for good reason: This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt to accompany his new book West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, offers a time-lapse vision of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 and 1887. As blue “Indian homelands” disappear, small red areas appear…
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