Slingshot Festival

SLINGSHOT-logo.jpg The third annual Slingshot festival got off to a rousing start last night and the action continues through Saturday:

Musical highlights of the festival will include DJ sets by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem and DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler of Arcade Fire) as well as performances by Jamie XX,...

Kudos, March 2015


If you've noticed recent issues of Columns, you know that Franklin College faculty are among the recipients of this year's top university honors, awards and professorships. Here are some of those honors plus appearances and grants. Congratulations on all of these important professional accomplishments.

Congratulations to Franklin College faculty members ...

Faculty in the Media, March 2015

It's not even the end of the month and Franklin faculty (plus one venerable old building) have been in heavy rotation across a variety of media, on many of the most important issues of the day. A sample of the great work from our experts:

The hidden history behind the 10 oldest college buildings in America. Hometalk.com includes UGA’s Old College in its list of “ten of the oldest hallowed hall still in use today.”


Ambartsumian named Regents Professor

Ambartsumian.jpg It is with great pleasure that we join in celebration of the naming of Franklin Professor of Violin Levon Ambartsumian as a Regents Professor:

Regents Professorships are bestowed by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on faculty members whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized nationally and...

Keith Wilson exhibition, lecture, tour

KW_install_0.jpg San Francisco-based artist and filmmaker Keith Wilson has installed his exhibition, "Desire Path," at the College of Environment & Design building (née Dodd) on Jackson Street. It's up through April 17, so walk through and check it out. Wilson remains on campus and next week will present his Visiting Artist lecture at the Dodd, and more: