Thu, 02/21/2019 - 3:37pm
Work from UGA's Scientific Illustration Program and the Augusta University Graduate Program in Medical Illustration.  On view March 6 - March 20, 2019 Reception & Awards Ceremony Wednesday March 20, 2019, 6-8:30 p.m. Presenting "The Logan Award of Excellence in Scientific Illustration" and 'The Stenstrom Award of Excellence in Medical Illustration" art.uga.edu
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 5:08pm
The annual red-carpet celebration of the best storytelling in television, radio/podcast and digital media. For more information, visit: http://www.peabodyawards.com/
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…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Lecture, Ceremony, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature
Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:50am
Ramsey Honors Scholar and biochemistry and molecular biology major Manasa Kadiyala’s passion is to help people achieve their goals as they strive to be the best version of themselves: If someone told me I would be able to do everything that I have done in my three years at the University of Georgia, I probably would have thought they were crazy. These past few years have changed my perception on life and shaped me to become the confident…
Tags: Book Sale, Ceremony, East Campus Deck
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:07pm
Goldwater Scholar Mallory Harris (Mathematics and Computational Biology; Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate; Spanish Minor) selected UGA because it provides access to a “phenomenal education and enriching experiences": My most vivid memories from orientation weekend are of eating the best portobello burger I’ve ever had and my mom’s sobbing while standing in front of the other parents trying to videotape us calling the Dawgs. Since then, my…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA, labor, Ceremony, Human Nature, East Campus Deck, resistance, Dance
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:58am
A new collaboration on microbial ecosystems, the summer program in public history, and Write@UGA were just some of the news worth crowing about this summer. A few more awards and news items worthy of congratulations: UGA researchers report report milestone in global fight against a major cause of diarrheal disease – research by Distinguished Research Professor of Cellular Biology Boris Striepen, Sumiti Vinayak Researchers return to the Gulf of…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Meeting, Ceremony, archaeology, Sociology, Institute of Bioinformatics
Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:20am
Two Franklin faculty members received major career honors this week, campus-wide and international awards. First, University of Georgia Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory H. Robinson has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry: A nonprofit organization with a heritage that spans 175 years, the Royal Society of Chemistry is the United Kingdom's professional body for chemical scientists and the largest…
Tags: Brandon Weiss, Truman Scholarship, Ceremony, Meeting
Mon, 08/29/2016 - 11:56am
The Franklin College is renowned for great students, faculty and staff and this summer has been full of great news, accomplishments and achievement. Here's just a sample: The entering UGA Class of 2020 is the most academically qualified in history and is the most diverse in university history. There are more than 5,400 students in the entering class. They have an average grade point average of 3.98 on a 5.0 scale. The average score on the SAT…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Statistics, Meeting, UGA Creative Writing Program, Ceremony, Dawson Hall, education
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 2:40pm
The Graduate ceremony will be held May 13 at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Doors open an hour and a half prior to the events. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Channel 15 of the University Cable System and Channel 181 of the Charter Cable System. It also will be streamed live here. Tickets are not needed for either ceremony. The speaker for the Graduate Commencement will be Maurice C. Daniels, dean of the University of Georgia School of…
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 2:33pm
The 2016 Spring Undergraduate Commencement exercises will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. The Graduate ceremony will be held earlier that day at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Doors for both ceremonies open an hour and a half prior to the events. The ceremonies will be broadcast live on Channel 15 of the University Cable System and Channel 181 of the Charter Cable System. It also will be streamed live here. Tickets…
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 9:53am
Honors Week shines a light on many of our best, plus several more wonderful accolades in April for Franklin students, faculty and alumni: UGA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Marshall Shepherd will serve as commencement speaker at one of Florida State University’s three spring commencement ceremonies (April 29, 30) Honors students Catherine "Cali" Callaway (biology) and Morrison Nolan (geology…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, Ceremony, Environmental Health Sciences
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:05am
Franklin College students and faculty continue to distinguish themselves with the highest honors and accomplishments. A sample from the month of February: Associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Zachary Wood is among three UGA faculty members to receive Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, UGA’s highest early career teaching honor. Our own associate dean Chuck Kutal is the subject of a Faculty…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ceremony, Meeting, Ecology Annex
Wed, 12/09/2015 - 4:59pm
The 2015 Fall Commencement exercises will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015 in Stegeman Coliseum. The Undergraduate ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the Graduate ceremony gets underway at 2:30 p.m.  While tickets are not needed for the Graduate exercise, they are required for the Undergraduate ceremony. The ceremonies will be broadcast live on Channel 15 of the University Cable System and Channel 181 of the Charter Cable System. It also…
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 1:10pm
The Georgia Debate Union won the recent intercollegiate tournament at Vanderbilt University - details on that, along with a few other honors and accomplishments from the month of October: Two teams representing the Georgia Debate Union, which organizes and fields competitive policy debate teams at the University of Georgia, emerged victorious at the 2015 Vanderbilt intercollegiate debate tournament held in Nashville, Tennessee. The tournament…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Ceremony, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, politics
Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:41pm
UGA piano faculty member, Martha Thomas, will be joined by guest pianist, Michael Keller, in this four-hand piano concert featuring works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Brahms, and Clementi.
Mon, 06/22/2015 - 10:33am
UGA graduate Jordan McLeod recently took home top prize in the 2014-2015 WxChallenge, an annual national collegiate weather forecasting competition: McLeod, who was earning his master's degree at UGA when the forecasting competition began in fall 2014, beat out nearly 2,000 participants ranging from undergraduates to tenured professors from over 100 colleges and universities. ...   To compete, participants forecasted the weather conditions-daily…
Tags: Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Four Towers Building, LA Phil, theology, Performance, Ceremony
Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:10am
If you've noticed recent issues of Columns, you know that Franklin College faculty are among the recipients of this year's top university honors, awards and professorships. Here are some of those honors plus appearances and grants. Congratulations on all of these important professional accomplishments. Congratulations to Franklin College faculty members Jennifer Palmer (department of history) and Peter Jutras (Hugh Hodgson School of Music) who…
Tags: Meeting, Ceremony, UGA Creative Writing Program, Financial Planning Research Center, Institute for Higher Education
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:10am
It is with great pleasure that we join in celebration of the naming of Franklin Professor of Violin Levon Ambartsumian as a Regents Professor: Regents Professorships are bestowed by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on faculty members whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized nationally and internationally as innovative and pace-setting. The professorship includes a $10,000 salary increase and is granted for an…
Tags: culture, Ceremony, Workshop, equity, Bulldog 100
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:22am
Our congratulations and appreciation for the awards, presentations, new books and professional honors that distinguish Frankln faculty and their scholarship at home and abroad. A few recent examples: Assistant professor of history Jennifer Palmer and associate professor in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Peter Jutras are 2015 recipients of the Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Noel Fallows, professor of Spanish…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Ceremony, Department of History, Department of Marine Sciences
Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:50pm
As always, our faculty continue to distinguish themselves with major career accomplishments, bringing great honor to UGA and the Franklin College. Recent honors and awards include: Debra Mohnen, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Robert A. Scott, professor of chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology and associate vice president for research, were named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Ceremony, Meeting
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 1:57pm
  Here are just a few of the terrific honors recently received by Franklin College faculty and students (plus one from an alumnus). Faculty   Senior associate dean Hugh Ruppersburg was named interim vice provost for academic ­affairs and began the new position on Aug 1. Earlier this year, Ruppersburg was named University Professor, an honor bestowed electively on UGA faculty who have had a significant impact on the university in addition to…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, Meeting, Ceremony
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:22am
At commencement ceremonies on May 10, UGA recognized 13 students with the distinction of First Honor Graduate. Ranked in the top 1 percent of the 4,000-plus member class, these students have earned an outstanding achievement of maintaining perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average throughout their undergraduate studies. Seven of the 13 are Franklin College students (now alums). Full list of names with images and hometown at the link.…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ceremony, Omics, Brianna Garcia, Department of Chemistry
Thu, 04/11/2013 - 11:51am
Franklin College Honos' student and anthropology major Smitha Ganeshan is the 18th UGA recipient of the Truman Scholarship since 1982 and the only recipient in Georgia this year. [The] Harry S. Truman Scholarship recognizes juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government and elsewhere in public service. Ganeshan is a graduate of Northview High School in Johns Creek and a recipient of UGA's Foundation…
Tags: #frcnewmembers, Meeting, Ceremony, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 10:44am
Honors and awards of every stripe have been announced for faculty, staff and students.  Vincent Starai was awarded $1,503,565 by the National Institutes of Health to investigate how the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease, Legionella pneumophila, overcome the body’s defenses. Starai is an assistant professor who holds a joint appointment with the departments of microbiology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and infectious…
Tags: Department of Statistics, Meeting, Ceremony, UGA Creative Writing Program, Experience