From fundraising to faculty, UGA President Jere W. Morehead shares his thoughts on the beginning of fall semester 2014. "We're enrolling the best class academically in the history of the University of Georgia," he said.
Amy Webster, a senior in genetics and mathematics, is a Goldwater Scholarship recipient who has already conducted impressive research in the laboratory, and she still finds time to help middle school students learn math.READ MORE
Franklin West, an assistant professor in the animal and dairy science department, wants to help students recapture their love and enthusiasm for science.READ MORE
Exhibit to celebrate ‘Gone With the Wind’
The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library will open an exhibit celebrating the 75th anniversary of the premiere of “Gone With the Wind” Aug. 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium. The library is home to the largest collection of Margaret Mitchell materials in the country. The schedule of events includes an exhibit tour, lectures and a reception. Cost is $50.
Recreational Sports begins intramurals registration
The UGA Recreational Sports program has begun registration for a variety of intramural sports, from soccer to golf to Frisbee. Entry fees and registration deadlines vary for each team sport. For more information, see the Rec Sports intramurals website (http://www.recsports.uga.edu/intramural_sports.php)
Comedy duo Frangela to perform
The Comedy duo of Frances Callier and Angela Shelton, known collectively as Frangela, will perform Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall at Tate Student Center as part of this year's Big Dawg Welcome. Veterans of Chicago's Second City Theatre, the duo makes regular appearances on numerous VH1 and Comedy Central programs. Students with valid UGACards can pick up free tickets at the Tate Center cashier window; tickets for nonstudents are $5.
Today's eventsDETAILS IN MASTER CALENDAR
Meeting: Board of Regents
“Union and You”Tate Student Center
Student Employment FairTate Student Center
Blood DriveTate Student Center
Tour at TwoGeorgia Museum of Art
Blood DriveBrumby Residence Hall