From fundraising to faculty, UGA President Jere W. Morehead shares his thoughts on the beginning of fall semester 2014. "We're enrolling the best class academically in the history of the University of Georgia," he said.
Amy Webster, a senior in genetics and mathematics, is a Goldwater Scholarship recipient who has already conducted impressive research in the laboratory, and she still finds time to help middle school students learn math.READ MORE
Franklin West, an assistant professor in the animal and dairy science department, wants to help students recapture their love and enthusiasm for science.READ MORE
Exhibit to celebrate ‘Gone With the Wind’
The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library will open an exhibit celebrating the 75th anniversary of the premiere of “Gone With the Wind” Aug. 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium. The library is home to the largest collection of Margaret Mitchell materials in the country. The schedule of events includes an exhibit tour, lectures and a reception. Cost is $50.
Recreational Sports begins intramurals registration
The UGA Recreational Sports program has begun registration for a variety of intramural sports, from soccer to golf to Frisbee. Entry fees and registration deadlines vary for each team sport. For more information, see the Rec Sports intramurals website (http://www.recsports.uga.edu/intramural_sports.php)
Dawgs After Dark has Hollywood theme
"A Red and Black Carpet Premiere" is the theme for this semester's first Dawgs After Dark Aug. 22 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Tate Student Center. Hollywood-themed activities will include inflatables, interactive games and free food. The event is part of Big Dawg Welcome 2014. Tickets for nonstudents are $5.
Today's eventsDETAILS IN MASTER CALENDAR
Terry Third ThursdayTerry Executive Education Center in Atlanta
Blood DriveCreswell Hall
Flag Football Tournament DeadlineRamsey Student Center for Physical Activities
Drawing in the GalleriesGeorgia Museum of Art
Interdisciplinary Ghana Study Abroad ReceptionBarrow Hall
Teen Studio: Picturing AmericaGeorgia Museum of Art
Third ThursdayGeorgia Museum of Art
Performance: FrangelaTate Student Center
Meeting: Phi Kappa Literary SocietyPhi Kappa Hall
Intramural Sports Free Agents MeetingRamsey Student Center for Physical Activities