March 3, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Grady College to host Digital News Bluejeans Workshop
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the Digital News Bluejeans Workshop March 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Studio 100 at the college.
March 2, 2015 | Events on Campus
Pulitzer Prize winning environmental journalist Dan Fagin to speak at UGA
Environmental journalist Dan Fagin will discuss his 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning book, "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation," March 19 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology's auditorium.
February 27, 2015 | Events on Campus
Reimagining communications lecture features APCO Worldwide’s chairman
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the Kennedy Symposium featuring Nelson Fernandez, chair of APCO North America and managing director of its New York office.
February 26, 2015 | Research News
Traditional forms of media coverage valued over advertising, UGA study finds
In an age where digital media is constantly changing, public relations practitioners and business professionals still see the benefits of traditional media coverage, according to a recent study in Public Relations Journal conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia.
February 24, 2015 | Events on Campus
Nobel Peace Prize nominee, activist Andrea Smith to visit UGA during Women’s History Month
In recognition of the 2015 national Women's History Month theme "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives," the University of Georgia's Institute for Women's Studies is sponsoring events throughout the month of March.
February 24, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Associated Press correspondent named winner of McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
A journalist who has reported for nearly 30 years from Afghanistan, one of the world's most dangerous and difficult countries, is this year's recipient of the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.
February 23, 2015 | General News
Experiential learning enables UGA students to create e-book about millennials in public relations
The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication prides itself in giving students both in-class instruction and professional career opportunities. For two public relations classes in the Grady College, that means interviewing industry professionals and creating an e-book.
February 23, 2015 | Research News
UGA research finds females, males use sexual assault hotlines differently
When victims of sexual assault dial a telephone hotline for help, what they ask and how long they stay on the line might very well be related to whether they are male or female, according to new University of Georgia research.
February 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s 2015 Darl Snyder Lecture to feature African novelist Amadou Kone
The University of Georgia African Studies Institute will present the 2015 Darl Snyder Lecture March 3 at 10 a.m. in Masters Hall of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Amadou Koné, a renowned African novelist and professor, will talk on "Questioning the African quest for identity." The event is free and open to the public.
February 18, 2015 | Expert Voice
Southern Foodways scholar, author to give Feb. 26 lecture at UGA
John T. Edge will visit the University of Georgia Feb. 26 for a lecture in the Global Georgia Initiative, the signature speaker series of the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Edge will give his talk, "Grits, Greens and Gochujang: The Emergence of a Newer Southern Cuisine," at 4 p.m. in the Chapel. The event is presented in partnership with the UGA Press.
February 16, 2015 | Research News
UGA’s Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute receives $1.9 million grant
The University of Georgia's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute recently received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, positioning it as a National Resource Center for Latin American Studies. Over the next four years, LACSI will leverage the grant to offer student fellowships and facilitate further education, outreach and research initiatives in Georgia and across the U.S.
February 10, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA conference on Holocaust theatre to feature work of George Tabori
The University of Georgia departments of Germanic and Slavic studies and theatre and film studies will host an international conference on "George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust" Feb. 26-28. The conference, which will include speakers from Germany, Austria, England, Italy, Israel, Canada and the U.S., will examine political and aesthetic issues related to theatrical representations of the Holocaust.
February 2, 2015 | Events on Campus
Musician Patterson Hood, NPR’s Ann Powers to speak together at UGA
Ann Powers of NPR and musician Patterson Hood will hold a public conversation on "Our Back Pages: The Music, Books and Movies That Fed Two Creative Lives" Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
February 2, 2015 | Events on Campus
Former CDC executive to speak about communication and public health
The University of Georgia's Voices from the Vanguard series continues Feb. 17 as Glen Nowak, director of the Center for Health and Risk Communication, gives his perspective on communication as a public health tool.
January 27, 2015 | General News
Super Bowl XLIX is going to be the Daddy Bowl, according to advertising expert
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has several faculty members in its advertising and journalism disciplines prepared to provide commentary on the advertisements aired during the Super Bowl football game Feb. 1. Advertising and journalism faculty members ready to comment include: