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 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.
January 28, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate African-American life, history and culture during Black History Month
The University of Georgia will celebrate Black History Month 2015, "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture," this February with a variety of programs and activities across campus, including a panel discussion hosted by journalist Soledad O'Brien as part of her "Black in America Tour."
January 27, 2015 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to hold Black History Month dinner
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its annual Black History Month Dinner, organized by the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. This year's theme is "Unmasked: Black Women in Art."
January 26, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA professor of veterinary pathology to receive 2015 Iverson Bell Award
Dr. K. Paige Carmichael, a professor of veterinary pathology and the former associate dean for academic affairs in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Iverson Bell Award given by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
January 7, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Howe to receive MLA’s inaugural prize in Native American literatures
The Modern Language Association of America will award its first MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures and Languages to University of Georgia professor LeAnne Howe. Howe will receive the honor for her book, "Choctalking on Other Realities," at a ceremony at the MLA annual convention Jan. 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
January 6, 2015 | Events on Campus
Former judge Glenda Hatchett to deliver 2015 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
Glenda Hatchett, best-known for her nationally syndicated show "Judge Hatchett" and now a senior attorney with the Hatchett Firm, will deliver the 2015 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
November 26, 2014 | Events on Campus
Poet Claudia Rankine to speak at Ciné
Claudia Rankine, a noted author, National Book Award finalist and former University of Georgia faculty member, will read from her work Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave. The event, sponsored by the UGA Creative Writing Program in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, is free and open to the public.
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 13, 2014 | Events on Campus
New student organization at UGA aims to promote equality in the sciences
Concerned about retaining and advancing women in science and technology careers, a group of University of Georgia students formed an organization to promote equality.
November 10, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA to host African Studies Association Presidential Fellow
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences African Studies Institute will host American Council of Learned Societies and African Studies Association Presidential Fellow Grace Musila on campus Nov. 11-18. Musila's visit to UGA includes a public lecture Nov. 12 at noon in Room 142 of the Tate Center.
November 7, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences honors 12 at D.W. Brooks Awards
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recognized 12 of its finest this week at the D.W. Brooks Awards for Excellence and the CAES Faculty and Staff Awards.
October 24, 2014 | General News
Thomas appointed UGA Franklin College associate dean for leadership development, diversity
University of Georgia professor Kecia Thomas has been appointed associate dean for faculty leadership development and diversity in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.
October 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
Café Soul headlines week of events for Black Affairs Council
The University of Georgia's Black Affairs Council will host Café Soul: Rhythm in the Classic City on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23
Ambassador Andrew Young, the former mayor of Atlanta, will be the keynote speaker for the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.