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3 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald
The University of Georgia Center for Leadership and Services will play host to the annual UGA volunteer fair noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.
4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Two University of Georgia professors and the university's First-Year Odyssey Seminar program have been honored by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia with awards that recognize teaching excellence. a William Finlay, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Regents' Teaching Excellence Award; a Paula Lemons, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Franklin College, is the recipient of the Regents' Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award; a The university's First-Year Odyssey Seminar program has received the Regents' Teaching Excellence Department/Program Award, giving UGA three of the seven statewide awards.
8 hrs ago | 101.5 The River
It's no wonder Alfonso Ribiero is the favorite to win Dancing with the Stars...check him out at age 13 in this Michael Jackson video...he's the kid in the red leather jacket! Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years. In the fall of 2005, she was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame, along with her now happily retired partner, Jack Mitchell.
You may have seen him on Showtime, or heard him on Sirius, but you probably know him best from his regular appearances on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show. This American stand-up comedian grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia, he began his comedy career in 1993 while attending graduate school at the University of Georgia.
The University of Georgia will create a preservation plan for the thousands of buildings the university owns across the state. Daniel Nadenicek, dean of UGA's College of Environment and Design, will lead the steering group overseeing the plan's development, university administrators announced in a press release Tuesday.
A former cheerleader living at a senior community will join the cheerleading squad of Pope High School in Cobb County during the team's Sept. 26 home football game against Cherokee High School due to a student volunteer at the community and a nonprofit that grants wishes to the elderly.
Georgia Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is in a tight race with gubernatorial challenger Jason Carter, who's running with both the help and hindrance of his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter. The 39-year-old Georgia Democratic state senator is just 2.2 percentage points behind Deal in polls, the latest RealClearPolitics analysis of polling data shows.
Yes campaigners stand near No supporters at Dumbarton Town Hall as former Prime Minister Gordon Brown leaves after attending a rally on September 16, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. Yes and No supporters are campaigning in the last two days of the referendum to decide if Scotland will become an indpendent country.
The idea behind a course on poverty, Blair says, is to teach students to be more empathetic. A growing movement in higher education , is pushing to engage students in understanding poverty.
The American Statistical Association recently presented its Founders Award to Christine Franklin, the Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of statistics. The ASA is the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, and the honor is presented annually to ASA members who have rendered distinguished and long-term service to the association.
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy recently named Ray Maddox as assistant dean to oversee the development of the college's new southeast Georgia campus in Savannah, an expansion of the college's 2+2 program. Students take courses in Athens for the first two years of pharmacy school and finish their degree requirements with two years of training in one of three places - Athens, Augusta or Albany.
The National Poetry Series recently announced the five winners of its 2014 Open Competition, which included "Let's Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno" by the University of Georgia's Ed Pavli, a professor of English and creative writing in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The National Poetry Series arranges publication of the winning books, scheduled to be released in summer 2015.
I met Truett Cathy, the Chick-fil-A founder who died earlier this month at the age of 93, at a Rotary Club meeting where I received a certificate for my high school leadership achievements. I was just 17 years old.
These are examples of some of the early sketches done by Greg Harlin of Annapolis, a senior illustrator with Wood Ronsaville Harlin Inc. His final product is a mixed media painting called "The Bombardment of Fort McHenry," which he created for the U.S. Postal Service. It is the design for a commemorative stamp scheduled to be released on Saturday.
Female college freshmen understand the benefits of eating healthy foods and know which foods they should include in their diets. But they lack confidence in their ability to act on that knowledge, especially when it comes to getting enough calcium, says a new University of Illinois study.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2014 -- Diversified Search , consistently recognized as a top 10 executive search firm in the US, has announced that Kent John Chabotar, Ph.D., former President and Professor of Political Science at Guilford College, has joined the firm.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:46 pm
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