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
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 3:51pm
This video is from my second of three planned visits with Art Rosenbaum as he works to complete his mural at the new special collections library.
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 11:02am
Professor of English and African American studies Valerie Babb has been named director of the Institute for African American Studies in the Franklin College: “The IAAS is one of UGA’s premier units for engaging in the contemporary exchange of ideas across disciplines,” said Hugh Ruppersburg,…
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 2:33pm
Lee Shearer of the Athens Banner Herald reports on research by Franklin faculty on the recent drought:   But measured by its impact on people in the four counties served by the Bear Creek Reservoir, and how much it depleted water in area rivers, it was the worst on record, they say in an article…
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 10:43am
Congratulations to professor of geography Marshall Shepherd, who was recently voted president-elect of the American Meteorological Society: Shepherd, who directs the university’s Atmospheric Sciences Program, will begin a one-year term as president-elect on Jan. 22 at the annual meeting of the…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 10:40am
As the NCAA meets in Indianapolis this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing collegiate athletics, it's a good time to contemplate the role of sports of in society. Not suprisingly, it's a question that goes back to Plato: Sports are many things, and one of those things is an…