Every summer, waves of incoming freshmen arrive at the University of Georgia for their orientation sessions. In this video—the third in a series of four about summer jobs at UGA—students serving as orientation leaders share their passion for UGA with incoming freshmen and their families.
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
Museum to show Chaplin film
The Georgia Museum of Art will show the Charlie Chaplin film “Modern Times” July 31 at 7 p.m. as part of its Picturing America Film Series. The 1936 film is Chaplin’s last outing as the Little Tramp in which he puts the iconic character to work as a giddily inept factory employee who becomes smitten with a gorgeous gamine.
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.
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