The University of Georgia and Emory University are working to elevate the position of the Atlanta-Athens corridor as a national hub for infectious disease research. Currently, they're are working on a Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance, a malaria research consortium, a new diagnostic test for tuberculosis and a new HIV vaccine.
Samuel Kinsman, who is graduating this month with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, has worked—and played—hard, studied abroad, tackled internships and served as president of the Corsair Society. His next stop: Wall Street … after one more trip to Europe.READ MORE
Kandauda (K.A.S.) Wickrama, a Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, brings his research experiences to the courses he teaches, but he also learns from his students, who shape his research questions through their classroom discussions.READ MORE
UGA to hold Commencement
Roger Hunter of NASA will be the guest speaker at the undergraduate Commencement ceremony Dec. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. The graduate ceremony, with professor Gregory H. Robinson speaking, will follow at 2:30 p.m.
Men’s basketball team to host Seton Hall
The men’s basketball team will host Seton Hall University Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Tickets are $15. ESPNU will televise the game.
Ballet Theatre of Russia to perform ‘Nutcracker'
The Performing Arts Center will present "The Nutcracker" performed by the State Ballet Theatre of Russia Dec. 20 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. at The Classic Center. Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved music, the production features the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed by Moscow's famous Bolshoi Ballet. Tickets are $15 to $35.
Today's eventsDETAILS IN MASTER CALENDAR
Griffin Campus Graduation Reception
College of Education Fall ConvocationPerforming Arts Center
Drawing in the GalleriesGeorgia Museum of Art
Third ThursdayGeorgia Museum of Art