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
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 2:41pm
 A collaboration between the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences division of biological sciences, Lamar Dodd School of Art and the department of marine sciences, a new “Seascape” mural in the Biological Sciences building, will be formally unveiled on Friday August 31 at 4 p.m. in the third floor…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 9:31am
Joe Brent, a DMA student, in the Hodgson School of Music, traveled to San Francisco last week to sing the national anthem at AT&T park before the Giants-Nationals game.   A talented tenor who has sung principal roles in many UGA opera productions, Brent is a member of the first-ever graduating…
Monday, August 20, 2012 - 11:49am
The Franklin College’s Department of Microbiology recently hired two senior faculty members, both of whom bring an impressive record of research and teaching to UGA. Jorge C. Escalante-Semerena comes to UGA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his work focuses on a number of areas that…
Friday, August 17, 2012 - 9:05am
Our news director, Sam Fahmy, sat down with new Franklin College dean Alan Dorsey for an article published in this week's Columns. Here is Sam's article in full.     “Continuing Education” Alan T. Dorsey takes the helm of the university’s oldest, largest and most academically diverse college   By…
Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 9:30am
As I mentioned yesterday, the recent installation by Lamar Dodd School of Art Interior Design professor Thom Houser was a real knockout, and fortunately we were able to talk about it while the show was up.