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, January 16, 2012 - 12:16pm
      Little-known audio of Martin Luther King, Jr., at Glennville High School in Cleveland on April 26, 1967, a little less than a year before his assassination.    Great story of how this recording was found and made available by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, here.    
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 11:37am
One of the Franklin College's distinguished experts on the Civil War will be featured at an event for DC-area alumni on Feb. 7. The lecture will focus on the Lincoln Marriage: The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host a history lecture in Washington, D.C. on February 7. The lecture,…
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 9:10am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music puts great emphasis on its large ensembles - the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, the UGA Hodgson Singers - and for good reason. Our students are highly accomplished musicians who gain valuable pre-professional performance experience in these large ensembles, and…
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 1:44pm
"The exhibition is a chance for all of the participants from 2011 to be together again, see friends and catch up," said Chris Robinson, director of the Studies Abroad Program in Cortona. "The focus is the artwork but it's also important for our students to have a sense of closure, a kind of…
Monday, January 9, 2012 - 9:48am
I was thinking about the upcoming Martin Luther King Holiday on my walk in this morning, how the Civil Rights Era in the U.S. can sometimes seem distant, abstract and merely iconic. But it is so much more than that. The principles for which people fought, marched and died continue to impact us in…