Producer and Editor, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Articles by Alan Flurry
|May. 21 2013||
University of Georgia graduate student Jennifer Rouan recently received the 2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, an award that honors its namesake by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology.
|May. 13 2013||
Atherosclerosis, a buildup of cellular plaque in the arteries, remains one of the leading causes of death globally. While high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, the so-called good cholesterol, is transferred to the liver for processing, low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, builds up in the arteries in the form of plaque.
|Apr. 29 2013||
Elementary school students bring varied skills and experience to the classroom, commonly referred to as cultural capital. And when teachers notice and value these skills, students do better in school.
|Apr. 25 2013||
"Eat your veggies" has been an admonition of parents through the ages, but newly published brain research from the University of Georgia provides one of the best reasons why.
|Apr. 18 2013||
The nation's first state-chartered university recently became the world's first to have a star system named after it.
|Apr. 10 2013||
Acclaimed author and journalist Melissa Fay Greene will deliver the 20th Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture April 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. Greene's lecture on "The Literature of Fact and Why Good Writing Still Matters" is free and open to the public. A brief reception will follow.
|Apr. 5 2013||
Two faculty members in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences are among seven recipients nationally of the 2013 American Council of Learned Societies Digital Innovation Fellowships. Associate history professor Stephen Berry and English professor William Kretzschmar will spend a year dedicated to a major project intended to advance scholarship in the digital humanities.
|Mar. 28 2013||
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Institute for Native American Studies will present a lecture and reading by Native Canadian novelist Joseph Boyden April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 125 of the Jackson Street Building. The lecture, part of the Franklin Visiting Scholars series, is free and open to the public.
|Mar. 21 2013||
With questions about sports concussions centered on whether and when athletes who sustain concussions should return to on-field action, little data exists to evaluate longer-term consequences of sports-related concussions. A new University of Georgia study hopes to address the issue.
|Mar. 20 2013||
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of microbiology will present a lecture by Obidimma Ezezika on effective strategies for improved public health through the adoption of biotechnology April 3 at 2 p.m. in room S175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences.
|Mar. 7 2013||
The University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art will present a lecture by installation artist Bernie Lubell on March 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Room S151 of the school of art. The lecture, part of the Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.
|Mar. 6 2013||
After tornadoes touched down in the Southeast on April 27, 2011, many people in the storm's path did the most logical thing they could—they posted images of the aftermath on Facebook.
|Mar. 4 2013||
Carolyn Medine, a University of Georgia professor in the department of religion and the Institute for African American Studies, has been selected to receive the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Academy of Religion.
|Feb. 28 2013||
New Caledonian crows that use sticks to poke and prod hard-to-reach food sources are just one example of a species other than humans that use tools. Until now, however, there has been little research concerning the ways nonhumans use tools.
|Feb. 22 2013||
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.