May 6, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Education grad student receives Minority Fellowship from APA
University of Georgia College of Education graduate student Candice Crowell has received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Psychological Association.
April 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to present art exhibition on ‘Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment’
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia will present its first exhibition on "Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment," a national juried exhibition of contemporary art, from April 22 to May 17 in its offices at 290 S. Hull St.
April 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
NBC’s Al Roker to give rescheduled Holmes-Hunter Lecture April 25
The University of Georgia's 2013 Holmes-Hunter Lecture has been rescheduled for April 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. Originally slated for Feb. 8, the talk featuring NBC's "Today" show weatherman Al Roker was postposed due to severe weather conditions in the Northeast, which prevented Roker's travel to Georgia.
April 2, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to host Spanish for non-Spanish speakers workshops April 26, 29
Two one-day workshops—the first designed to enhance a teacher's ability to comprehend and to work effectively with Spanish-speaking students and their families, and the second on learning Spanish by reading children's books—will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education on April 26 and 29.
March 20, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA, Women@TheFrontier to highlight women entrepreneurs making global impacts
Women are in a unique position to create positive change around the globe, says Susan Fonseca, University of Georgia alumnae and founder of Women@TheFrontier, a forum that highlights women entrepreneurs. And, she says, there's no better time for women than now because of the exponential rate of change enabled by technology.
March 19, 2013 | Events on Campus
Janet Jakobsen to deliver 19th annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at UGA
Janet Jakobsen, director of the Barnard College Center for Research on Women and a professor of human rights, gender, sexuality and women's studies, will deliver the 19th annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium of the Georgia Museum of Art.
February 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
African-American studies director Valerie Babb to discuss legacy of slaver ship Wanderer
Valerie Babb, director of the University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies, will give a lecture on "In the Footfalls of Diaspora: Reflections on the Wanderer" March 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Ciné Lab, 234 W. Hancock Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.
February 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
Darl Snyder Lecture at UGA to focus on African immigrants in the US
The University of Georgia African Studies Institute will present the 2013 Darl Snyder Lecture March 5 at 10 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. African historian Toyin Falola will present this year's lecture on "African Immigrants in the United States and Subatomic Agents of Culture." The talk is free and open to the public.
February 21, 2013 | Events on Campus
Patel Visiting Professorship brings veena performer to UGA
Narayanan "NMK" Muralikrishnan, a veena performer, teacher and advocate of Carnatic music, will present a series of workshops and lectures at the University of Georgia the week of Feb. 25, including a concert March 1 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall.
February 20, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics during March
In recognition of the 2013 national Women's History Month theme "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination—Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics," the University of Georgia Institute for Women's Studies will sponsor numerous events in March.
February 13, 2013 | Events on Campus
Expert in multiculturalism Sonia Nieto to speak at UGA on Feb. 19, 20
Athens, Ga. - Sonia Nieto, a leading researcher, writer and teacher in the field of multiculturalism, will speak at two events during a visit to the University of Georgia campus Feb. 19-20.
February 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: UGA Holmes-Hunter Lecture postponed
Due to deteriorating weather conditions in the Northeast, NBC's Today Show weatherman Al Roker will be unable to travel to the University of Georgia to deliver the Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. The lecture has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
January 8, 2013 | Events on Campus
NBC’s Al Roker to give 2013 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
NBC's Al Roker is swapping his New York City studio for the University of Georgia Chapel one afternoon this coming February. The Today Show's weatherman will give the annual Holmes-Hunter Lecture on Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.
January 3, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to host annual diversity conference at UGA-Gwinnett Feb. 15
Counseling professionals and educators in area schools can learn how to integrate social justice, social media and social collaboration ideals when confronting diversity issues at the University of Georgia College of Education's eighth annual UGA Counseling and Diversity Conference on Feb. 15 at the University of Georgia Gwinnett campus in Lawrenceville.
October 19, 2012 | Events on Campus
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia to host family event celebrating Africa
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will host Family Day: Celebrating Africa! Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Visitor’s Center/Conservatory, which is located at 2450 South Milledge Avenue in Athens. The event is part of the 25th anniversary celebration of African studies programming at the University of Georgia.