The University of Georgia concluded its best fundraising year in history on June 30, posting $126.4 million in new gifts and commitments for the 2014 fiscal year. This total reflects an 8 percent increase over last year's total of $117.3 million.
Tori Foster, a Ph.D. student in educational psychology, hopes to have a positive impact on students’ lives by improving their educational and learning experiences.READ MORE
Merryl Alber, professor of marine sciences and director of the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, focuses her teaching, research and service on coastal ecosystems and how they might change in the future.READ MORE
Artful Conversation to focus on Mora painting
The Georgia Museum of Art will have one of its regular Artful Conversations July 23 from 2-3 p.m. Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, will lead an in-depth discussion of F. Luis Mora’s painting “Tale of Cinderella” (circa 1926).
Legion Pool offers cool recreation
UGA’s Legion Pool is open for students, employees and their guests. Pool hours are 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $3 to $5, with season passes available.
Museum Mix inspired by early Athens scene
The Georgia Museum of Art will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Museum Mix is held three times yearly and includes a DJ, snacks and refreshments, with all of the museum's galleries open until midnight. The summer Museum Mix is inspired by the exhibition "Shapes That Talk to Me: The Athens Scene, 1975-85." The DJ will be Michael Lachowski, co-founder of and bass player for the seminal Athens band Pylon.