Friday Jul 18
The Indianapolis Star
Franklin College restoring iconic "Ben" statue
Franklin College restoring iconic "Ben" statue Crews removing years of paint buildup from the target of frequent pranks Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mogtG3 Dennis Drake with Drake Construction applies a eco-friendly solvent solution in an effort to help remove the hundreds of layers of paint from the famous Benjamin ... (more)
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Dean's list: Franklin College
Franklin College, Franklin: Olivia Ralston of Angola. Taliesin Pettit Anglin and Damon DeJesus, both of Fort Wayne.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Franklin College statue has shown many colors
For the past month, Ben Franklin has been Franklin Strong, covered in blue paint and wearing the names and jersey numbers of two teens who died in June.
Tradition leaves statue worn; repairs planned
More than 10 years of alternating colorful paint jobs on the Franklin College statue followed by new coats of standard gray paint are erasing the definition of Ben's face, clothes and hands and damaging the limestone base underneath.
New UGA research challenges fundamental precept of organic chemistry
A family of millions of known chemical compounds called "aromatics" or "arenes" and their products, including a great number of medicines, plastics and synthetic fibers, are characterized by their regular arrangement of ring atoms instead of alternating single and double bonds.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
$2 million grant to help UGA math department attract, train more students
Behind every facet of digital communication is a well-trained mathematician, and the University of Georgia mathematics department is on the front lines of training for this ever-increasing field of employment.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Journal and Courier
Frankfort names new varsity basketball coach
Frankfort names new varsity basketball coach Jared Catron was approved Tuesday to replace Tom Weeks as Frankfort varsity basketball coach.
Nanoparticles used to enhance chemotherapy
A new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, has been developed by researchers that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Retired history teacher's work chronicled over years
Marshall Mitchell, 78, was featured in an article in the Daily Journal's first edition in printed in 1963.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
UGA chemistry graduate awarded Merck Fellowship
Robert J. Gilliard Jr., a 2014 doctoral graduate of the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of chemistry, has been awarded a UNCF/Merck Foundation Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
New UGA research engineers microbes for the direct conversion of biomass to fuel
The promise of affordable transportation fuels from biomass - a sustainable, carbon-neutral route to American energy independence - has been left perpetually on hold by the economics of the conversion process.
Obama honors UGA professor of energy research
A University of Georgia professor was among a group of more than 100 leading researchers nationwide who were honored recently at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professors in the early stages of ... (more)
UGA chemist receives SEC faculty award
Gregory H. Robinson, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named the University of Georgia's 2014 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
Two UGA students named 2014 Goldwater Scholars
The UGA Goldwater Scholars are among a group of 283 recipients of the one- and two-year scholarships that recognize exceptional sophomores and juniors in engineering, mathematics and the natural sciences.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Justice of the Day - John Archibald Campbell
Today's Justice of the Day is: JOHN ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL. Justice Campbell was born on this day, June 24, in 1811.