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Thu, 12/08/2022 - 11:06am
For a growing number of UGA undergraduates, working on an essay or a research article doesn't end with a final grade. Instead, they submit their projects to The Classic Journal and begin working toward publication. The Classic Journal is a cross-disciplinary journal of undergraduate writing and research that the Franklin College Writing Intensive Program publishes biannually. To date, The Classic Journal has published 14 issues and reviewed more…
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:17am
A February panel discussion featured by Write@UGA 2020 and moderated by Cristyn Elder, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at the University of New Mexico, focused on strengthening the community around writing at UGA. The Writing and Thriving panel featured nine writing leaders from seven schools and colleges across UGA:     Ben Ehlers, Associate Professor of History, Writing Intensive…
Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:47am
Earlier this semester, during the football bye week, UGA undergraduates took to the Miller Learning Center Reading Room to write. On Saturday, October 20, the Parents Leadership Council sponsored the second annual Undergrad Writing Retreat, a full day of students coming together to start papers, finish papers, revise, edit, and write. The event, coordinated by the Franklin College Writing Intensive Program and the Writing Certificate and Writing…
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:16am
In the modern workplace, writing skills are more important than ever. From a study of millions of U.S. job advertisements, Burning Glass Technologies found, “Clear communication, particularly writing, is at a premium in nearly every occupation." Research by Hart Research Associates on employer priorities also found written communication to be highly valued; 82% of employers rated writing as an important skill for new graduates (2015). UGA's…
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:07am
The importance of the world's rainforests, and to some extent the mangroves, as storage sinks for atmospheric are carbon well-known. But salt marshes, too, are extraordinarily efficient mechanism for photosynthesis and the production of biomass that work together to sequester carbon at a high rate. So disappearing wetlands along the coast present much more peril than loss against storm surge, which itself plays significant part in their role in…
Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:07pm
AMS president and Georgia Athletic Association Professor of geography Marshall Shepherd is quoted in CNN's rundown of the top science stories of 2013. On climate change: Scientists are also hoping to help our own species understand the perils associated with climate change. The phenomenon raises the likelihood of severe weather events and is predicted to damage agriculture, forestry, ecosystems and human health. A key symbolic moment was when…

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