Arts and Entertainment
October 27, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody welcomes four new members to advisory board
The Peabody Awards has added four new members to its board of advisors, a group of prominent entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program's current and future initiatives.
October 24, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival set for Nov. 2-13
The University of Georgia's diverse offerings in the visual, literary and performing arts will be on display this November during the fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features more than 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days.
October 17, 2016 | General News
State Botanical Garden completes first major prairie planting
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia completed its first major planting of native grasses and wildflowers as part of a Piedmont prairie restoration project.
October 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
Students ninth grade through college eligible for art contest at UGA
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is conducting a statewide art competition sponsored by the J.A. and H.G. Woodruff, Jr. Charitable Trust to recognize student talent in Georgia and create items for sale in the garden's gift shop.
October 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
Homecoming Week is steeped in pride and tradition
University of Georgia Homecoming Week 2016-"Home is Where the Arch Is"- gets underway Oct. 10 with a variety of activities and events to appeal to all members of the university community. Activities for students are scheduled throughout the week, and the weekend features events for alumni and the Oct. 15 football game against Vanderbilt, including the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen.
September 23, 2016 | General News
UGA joins national arts research consortium a2ru
The University of Georgia has joined the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, known as a2ru, a consortium of almost three dozen research-intensive universities committed to advancing interdisciplinary, arts-oriented research.
September 14, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody Awards appoints six prestigious new members to its Board of Jurors
The Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia has appointed Marcy Carsey, Herman Gray, Kathy Im, Kim Masters, Mark McKinnon and John Seigenthaler to its Board of Jurors.
September 14, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show Gary Hudson’s abstract paintings
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s" from Sept. 17 through Jan. 8. The exhibition, organized by Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will consist of nine large-scale abstract paintings by the artist, including one in the museum's collection.
September 9, 2016 | Research News
UGA entomology helps lead effort to digitize North America’s butterfly and moth collections
This fall researchers at the Georgia Museum of Natural History at the University of Georgia will lead an effort to digitize around 2.1 million specimens from the order Lepidoptera—moths and butterflies—and to make that data available to scientists studying climate, natural habitats and agricultural pests.
September 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
This fall the University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields.
September 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
Lin Emery’s kinetic sculptures coming to Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition "Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emery" from Oct. 1 to April 2. Four of Emery's large kinetic sculptures will be outside in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, and five smaller sculptures will be inside in the Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Gallery.
August 31, 2016 | General News
UGA students to cover 2016 Paralympic Games for The Associated Press
Nine students from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will cover the 2016 Paralympic Games, which open Sept. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, for The Associated Press.
August 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA program to help entrepreneurs break into film industry
The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center will lead a workshop and panel discussion in Atlanta on Thursday, Aug. 25, to help Georgia small businesses and entrepreneurs break into the state's $6 billion film industry.
August 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA majorettes and feature twirlers win national awards
The University of Georgia majorettes and feature twirlers' competition team won the National Open Half-time Show Twirl Championships at the 2016 America's Youth on Parade USA and World Twirling Championships held from July 26-30 in South Bend, Indiana.
August 5, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show art of Brooklyn Bridge this fall
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950" from Sept. 17 to Dec. 11.