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What is Franklin Chronicles?
A successor to our print magazine, The Franklin Chronicles, this blog allows us to continue to communicate the importance of the arts and sciences to an expanded audience through a variety of means – articles and announcements, video, news and opinion – to pick up the conversation of why the arts, humanities and sciences matter so much at this juncture in the history of our university, our nation and the world. Read more

University of Georgia Opera Theatre is starting off the new decade with fan-favorite Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) by Gioachino Rossini Feb. 21-23 in the Fine Arts Theatre.   

UGA Opera Theatre will offer a very different experience from the fall production of Lucia di… Read Article

A significant redesign of two foundational UGA mathematics courses has led to remarkable gains in student success, including an increase from 65% to 85% of students who pass precalculus:

While the DFW (grade of D, grade of F or Withdrawal) rate for students taking precalculus averages 27… Read Article

‘The Slow Moon Climbs' by Susan Mattern, Distinguished Research Professor of History, ponders the evolutionary benefit that renders women’s lives so valuable post-reproduction:

She opens her book with an extraordinary example: that of Hoelun, the mother of the notorious Genghis Khan.… Read Article

UGA Libraries’ competition encourages (and rewards!) creativity to help communicate ideas in any format students might imagine:

When most people think of climate science, their only visual reference is a disaster movie. But Alison Banks knows that things are more complicated. As she… Read Article

J. Marshall Shepherd, a meteorologist whose diverse communication efforts engage a wide audience on weather, climate, and the relationship between science and society, will receive the 2020 Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement… Read Article

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