Athens Science Café

scicaf-climate.jpg Special treat from the folks at the Athens Science Cafe tonight beginning at 6 pm at the Foundry: Marshall Shepherd talks about communicating weather and climate:

"Zombies, Sports, and Cola: What does it mean for communicating weather and climate?" led by Dr. Marshall Shepherd from the UGA Department of Geography. Dr. Shepherd is the director of the UGA Atmospheric Sciences...



The 'digital' designation is becoming superfluous, if not redundant, such do we all live in a world of 1s and 0s. Not to say that we don't make distinctions between the digital and the real world, but that the intersections have become not just more numerous but increasingly complementary to each other.

The Digital Humanities, for instance, refers to an area of research and scholarship at the intersection...

Johnson-Bailey receives Roosevelt Award

juanita_johnson_bailey.jpg Congratulations to Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of the Institute for Women's Studies, who has been named the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls:


2015 Creative Teaching Awards


Creative teaching is not just something professors do, but it's about who they are, where they come from, the vision they have for students, plus a host of other attributes to intuitive scholarship in the classroom. This year, UGA recognizes four great ones, including two from the Franklin College:


Socrates Sculpture Park

Hatfield1.png Art, and particularly sculpture, in public spaces can be a strange phenomenon, especially when it is such a rare occurence as it is in most of the United States. Not only statuary per se, though through that as well, but sculpture can consecrate public spaces in ways that few elements can, opening them up and giving them over to all in a way even when the spaces are already public. It's a explicit form of displaying our...