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
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 1:39pm
American culture values the freedom to change and reinvent one’s self. A new study, however, reveals that Americans who do change tend to report a lower sense of well-being. University of Georgia psychologists compared individual self-concepts between Americans and Japanese counterparts and…
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 10:46am
Appointed director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences in July 2019, Peter Jutras is in his 14th year as a piano faculty member at UGA. In this profile Q & A, he talks with about the next era for the Hodgson School, which is expanding its presence in…
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 1:22pm
The Institute for Women’s Studies leads UGA recognition of the 2020 national Women’s History Month under the theme “Valiant Women of the Vote,” hosting numerous programs in March that honor the centennial of the 19th Amendment: This year’s Women’s History Month keynote address will be presented by…
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 10:48am
Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum, Professor of Ethnomusicology at Illinois State University brings to UGA the intersection of scholarship and performance that embodies the discipline of Ethnomusicology. Her body of work straddles indigenous, historic, contemporary, continental and diasporic Africa. Aduonum’s…
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 2:32pm
Associate Professor and Area Chair of Jewelry and Metalwork at the Lamar Dodd School of Art Mary Hallam Pearse was part of the invitational exhibition DOMESTIC MATTERS: The Uncommon Apron at the Peter Valley School of Craft in Layton, New Jersey this past fall. Metalsmith Magazine featured a review…