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Three faculty members receive Russell Awards

Three faculty members receive Russell Awards

The awards are the university’s highest early career teaching honor.

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UGA steps up pace of turning wood into fuel

UGA steps up pace of turning wood into fuel

UGA researchers create fast-growing trees that could be a breakthrough for biofuel production.

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Program gives students chance to Experience UGA

Program gives students chance to Experience UGA

Clarke County high school students get a behind-the-scenes look during STEM-focused campus trips.

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Amazing Student

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Charles King

As a President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award winner, Charles King, a senior majoring in middle school education, will leave a big mark on UGA and Athens when he graduates. He plans to spread his knowledge with Teach for America.

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Michael Strand

Regents Professor Michael Strand says a big part of teaching for him, particularly at the graduate level, is helping individuals become good scientists for the future.

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Campus Closeup

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Scott LaClaire

Years before he started working on campus, Scott LaClaire submitted several of his poems for publication in The Georgia Review. None was ever published, but LaClaire finds irony in his efforts now that he's helped mold the publication during his 14 years at the literary journal.

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Exhibition to open at museum

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A new exhibition, “Quarks, Leptons and Peanuts,” will open March 28 at the Georgia Museum of Art. This exhibition will feature the work Jay Robinson has created since a fire in the mid-1990s destroyed his home and studio. Since then, Robinson has changed the direction of his work and reinvented himself as an artist. The exhibition will run through June 21.

Baseball team to host Yellow Jackets

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The Diamond Dogs will play Georgia Tech March 31 at 7 p.m. at Foley Field. Tickets are $5 to $8.

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Kodo to perform at Hodgson Hall
The Performing Arts Center will present Kodo March 29 at 7 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. The internationally acclaimed Japanese taiko drummers will make their Athens debut in a new show entitled "One Earth Tour: Mystery." Based on Sado Island in Niigata, Japan, Kodo made its debut at the Berlin Festival in 1981. Since that time, the ensemble has given more than 5,500 performances in 46 countries under the theme "One Earth." Tickets are $35 to $45.

Today's events

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Veterinary Conference and Alumni Weekend
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
2015 Faculty Affairs Symposium
Women’s Golf Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic
UGA Golf Course
9:30 am
A UGA Morning of Mindfulness
Georgia Museum of Art
10:10 am
Terry Leadership Speaker Series: Arthur Blank
Chapel
12:20 pm
Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
2:00 pm
TedxUGA
Tate Student Center
2:00 pm
Women’s Tennis at Arkansas
3:00 pm
Music and Technology Conference
3:15 pm
Guest Lecture: Alejandro Portes
Georgia Museum of Art
3:15 pm
Guest Lectture: Geoff Mann
Geography and Geology
3:30 pm
Political Science Colloquium
Baldwin Hall
5:00 pm
Men’s Tennis vs. Vanderbilt
Dan Magill Tennis Complex
Film: “Nightcrawler”
Tate Student Center
“Who Runs The World?” Conference
Sanford Hall
6:00 pm
Concert: UGA Steel Band
Performing Arts Center
7:00 pm
Baseball at South Carolina
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