Students in a First-Year Odyssey course learned skills this semester that helped brighten the day of several local children. In the "Geeks with a Cause" class, students adapted toys for use by children with physical disabilities. "I've never been so proud in all my life," said Becky Brightwell of the Institute on Human Development and Disability.
As a senior social work major, Madison Borst has worked with people who have experienced rough times, and she wants to help, empower and stand by them as they work their way through life.READ MORE
David Gattie, associate professor in the College of Engineering, wants students to realize that they’re capable of accomplishing far more than they might imagine.READ MORE
Cook’s Holiday to offer up a feast
UGA Food Services and Campus Catering will have their annual Cook’s Holiday Dec. 11 and 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Village Summit at Joe Frank Harris Commons. Tickets are $15.50 for adults and $7.75 for children ages 6-12.
Men’s basketball team to host Lipscomb
The men’s basketball team will play Lipscomb University Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Tickets are $5 to $15.
AJC publisher, former dean to speak at Commencement
Amy Glennon, a University of Georgia alumna and first female publisher of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will give the university's undergraduate Commencement address on Dec. 13 in Stegeman Coliseum. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the graduate ceremony to follow at 2:30 p.m. The university's graduate Commencement will feature E. Culpepper "Cully" Clark, who served as dean of the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2006 to June of this year. Both ceremonies will be broadcast live online at http://www.ctl.uga.edu/ctlcable. Visit commencement.uga.edu for more details.
Today's eventsDETAILS IN MASTER CALENDAR
UGA Bookstore’s Faculty and Staff Appreciation EventBookstore, University
ConnectUGA Project Holiday Open HouseCaldwell Hall
Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon
Cook’s Holiday Feast 2013Joe Frank Harris Commons
Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent CollectionGeorgia Museum of Art
Genetics Special Seminar by James MooreR. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building
Zumba at the GardenState Botanical Garden of Georgia