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:
January 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
Cambodian author, human rights activist to give UGA’s first Betty Jean Craige Lecture
Loung Ung, an author and human rights activist who as a child in the 1970s survived the genocide by the Khmer Rouge in her native Cambodia, will give the inaugural Betty Jean Craige Lecture at the University of Georgia on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
January 20, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Amy Robach to receive Distinguished Achievement Award from UGA
Journalist Amy Robach will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable Award from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication's national broadcast society, DiGamma Kappa.
December 19, 2014 | General News
National Press Photographers Association relocates headquarters to UGA
The National Press Photographers Association will relocate its headquarters to the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication beginning in early 2015.
December 17, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Grady College climbs to second place in top journalism school ranking
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication was named one of the top two journalism schools in the country according to an annual survey by TVWeek.com and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
December 5, 2014 | Research News
UGA researcher examines Abernathy v. Sullivan and citizen journalism
A new article detailing the relationship of two U.S. Supreme Court cases and how they work together to uphold freedom of expression has been published in the Georgia Law Review by William E. Lee, professor of journalism in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
November 21, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA team wins best delegation award at Southeast Model African Union
A delegation of seven undergraduate students representing the University of Georgia at the 18th Annual Southeast Model African Union simulation at Clayton State University won the best delegation award recently.
November 19, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Peabody Awards issues call for entries
The George Foster Peabody Awards' 74th annual search for excellence in electronic media has begun.
November 12, 2014 | General News
UGA Grady College awards Dean’s Medal to Don E. Carter
Don E. Carter has been awarded the Dean's Medal for Leadership Excellence by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.