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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

With new protocols in place to safeguard against COVID-19, most University of Georgia graduate students have safely returned to their work in labs and field settings. Continuing their important research has been a positive development, but the changes have required adjustments. Those… Read Article

Dementia and other cognitive disorders now appear to be risk factorsfor developing severe COVID-19, according to research from the University of Georgia. The findings highlight the need for special care for populations with these preexisting conditions during the pandemic.

In a blind… Read Article

UGA Theatre presents Happy Days, by directed by George Contini, streaming Oct. 29-30 at 8 p.m.

MFA Graduate Student Robyn Accetta plays Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. Buried to the waist with the earth threatening to swallow her whole, Winnie’s persistent optimism seemingly guards… Read Article

A few of the stories we've been following over the course of October, written by or featuring the work of Franklin College faculty members:

Some COVID-19 rule-breakers could be narcissists, experts say — here’s how to approach them – psychology professor Keith Campbell … Read Article

Manned missions to Mars, much less permanent human settlement, will require scientific breakthroughs in many fields including interstellar agriculture. Growing food presents one of the primary challenges to sending human crews to the Red Planet. The last decade of Martian surface… Read Article

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