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
Monday, July 30, 2012 - 1:28pm
The University of Georgia will hold summer commencement exercises this Saturday, Aug.4 at 9:30 a.m. in Stegman Coliseum, as nearly 1,500 students receive their degrees: The exercises will be a combined ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students who complete degree requirements at the end of…
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 1:47pm
Faculty appointments that facilitate collaborations across the UGA campus continue to pay off: with the help of grants from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy, University of Georgia professors Chung-Jui Tsai and Andrew Paterson are conducting fundamental research to better understand…
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 2:56pm
The Green Revolution refers to a series of research, development and technology transfer initiatives between the 1940's and the late 1970's that increased agricultural production around the world. This campaign disseminated U.S. agricultural methods, such as the use of pesticides, synthetic…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 9:24am
In widely reported findings, UGA climatologists and NASA independently confirm that during several days this month, nearly the entire ice sheet of Greenland experienced some degree of melting on its surface. On average, about half of the surface of Greenland's ice sheet naturally melts in the…
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 10:18am
  When the London 2012 Summer Olympics open on Friday July 27th, 26 current or former students and staff will take to the courts, pools, pitch and track, including eight from the Franklin College. UGA sends one coach and one official - former UGA basketball great and four-time Olympic gold…