Fri, 08/24/2018 - 12:01pm
Franklin College faculty and alumni authored and were quoted in dozens of interesting news articles and stories throughout the summer, including some you may have missed: Shades of sharecropping cast shadow over Bluffton restaurant’s solution to staffing crisis  – Charleston Post and Courier quotes B. Phinizy Spalding Professor of Southern History Cindy Hahamovitch Not just seeing: More research sheds light on carotenoids’ benefits for hearing…
Tags: Faculty, Psychology, Climate Change, History, Geography
Tue, 08/21/2018 - 2:38pm
The summer break was glorious but Franklin College faculty, students and alumni never take time off from awards, honors, new books and fellowships. A sample from recent weeks: Professor of psychology and director of the Primate Behavior Laboratory Dorothy Fragaszy was presented with the Distinguished Primatologist Award by the American Society of Primatologists.  The award honors a primatologist who has had an outstanding career and made…
Tags: Psychology, Religion, Linguistics, Faculty, Students, History, Book, Geology, Poetry
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 2:20pm
The 2018 UGA New Faculty Tour wraps up today, after a five-day journey around the state showcasing agriculture and agritourism, industry, the Georgia coast and its rural communities. The tour stopped in 15 cities and passed through 48 counties, introducing faculty who have been at UGA for two or fewer years to the geography, culture, history and economic engines of the Empire State of the South: The tour began with a welcome from UGA President…
Tags: Faculty, Agriculture, Office of Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, UGA
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 1:23pm
Beginning with preview performances on August 15, Atlanta's Theatrical Outfit will present THE BOOK OF WILL by Lauren Gunderson, Winner of the 2018 Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award. Gunderson is currently the most produced playwright in regional theatres in America (not counting Shakespeare, of course) and an Atlanta native. 1619-1623. London and Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Will Shakespeare is dead, and his legacy…
Tags: Faculty, Alumni, Performance, Theatre and Film Studies
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 3:20pm
Plastic waste has been a growing focus of attention from UGA researchers for some time, and their work along several lines of inquiry is drawing important coverage to a serious problem. Marine sciences faculty have also been studying the problem near the Georgia coast and one of them was invited share some of that expertise at a congressional briefing this summer:  University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher [and…
Tags: Plastic, Oceans, Pollution, Marine Sciences, Faculty, Experts, Public Scholarship, Congress
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 2:39pm
Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series and Create Your Own Season subscriptions are available for purchase and renewal now through Friday, July 27th: Whether you are a long-time patron, or a newcomer to our concert halls, we hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding year of classical favorites and exciting contemporary works. From Beethoven to Big Band, our talented students and faculty will inspire. While…
Tags: Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Scholarship, Tickets, Students, Performance, Faculty, Thursday Scholarship Series
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:30pm
The thriving Experiential Learning initiative at UGA provides arts & sciences students and faculty members the opportunity to reach higher: While experiential learning has long been part of many of UGA’s pre-professional programs, there was initial concern about the feasibility of ensuring science and humanities majors had a diverse range of opportunities. In STEM disciplines, undergraduate research is the most coveted EL experience. But it…
Tags: Experiential Learning, Courses, Students, Faculty, Field Study, Projects, Research, Community
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:27am
In a new paper published in the journal Cell, genetics professor Kelly Dawe solves a long-sought mystery: Modern genetics is based on the idea that genes are passed on to progeny in a predictable fashion, as first described by 19th-century Austrian botanist Gregor Mendel. He determined that genes exist in pairs, and each one of the two has an equal chance of being transmitted to the next generation. However, in rare exceptions, chromosomes are…
Tags: Faculty, Research
Fri, 03/22/2013 - 10:42am
Entrepreneurial Week At UGA begins today the next seven days will be replete with events and activities featuring Franklin College students and faculty: Thinc at The University of Georgia is a new initiative that promotes entrepreneurship and fosters economic development in the region by providing inspiration and advice to those contemplating a plunge into the competitive and exciting world of entrepreneurship. Thinc. at UGA brings together…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Students, Faculty, Field Study