Archive for the ‘Programs’ Category

Viewing scheduled for Peabody Awards winners announcement

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The Peabody Awards Collection will host a live viewing of the Peabody Award winners announcement, to be broadcast on the "CBS This Morning" sometime between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Join us in the Special Collections Libraries at 300 S. Hull Street for doughnuts and coffee, and watch ...

Panel on Science and Information Literacy

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 - Liz

What does it mean to be science literate? Where can students learn these skills? How can non-STEM students learn about scientific research and process? Come join Liz Holdsworth, Dr. Peggy Brickman, and Dr. Shawn Glynn as they discuss these issues of science information literacy on Wednesday, March 26th. The program begins at ...

Panel on Science Literacy 3/26

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - Kristin Nielsen

Perspectives on Science and Information Literacy (FYO/Blue Card) Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:30 - 6:30 PM - MLC 148 Panel discussion with Dr. Peggy Brickman (Biology) and Dr. Shawn Glynn (Education). Moderated by Science Librarians. Promoting science literacy is a challenge in the complex web of politics, industry, and academia. How do we ...

‘An Encounter with Lillian Smith’ to be presented Saturday

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum will present a “Jordan is So Chilly: An Encounter with Lillian Smith,” a solo performance drawn largely from unpublished autobiographical writings by the author. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the ...

Nuclear Anxiety Panel and Dr. Strangelove Screening Postponed

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to inclement weather, the University of Georgia campus will be closed today, Thursday, February 13, 2014. Tonight's scheduled panel discussion, Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture, has been postponed. This event will now take place on next Thursday, February 20th from 5:30-7:00PM in the auditorium of the Special ...

“Nuclear Threats” Panel Discussion Rescheduled

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the inclement weather, the University of Georgia is closed Wednesday, February 12th, and the Russell Library event, 'Nuclear Threats, Then and Now', has been rescheduled. It will now take place on Thursday, March 6th, 2014; 5:30-7:00PM (Doors open at 5:00). More information.

Humanities Council president says play ‘lifts a new curtain’ on Lillian Smith

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

Jamil Zainaldin, president of the Georgia Humanities Council, writes about author and activist Lillian Smith, an inaugural member of the Georgia Writer's Hall of Fame, based at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Smith is the subject of a one-woman play, written and performed by Atlanta actress Brenda Bynum. ...

Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture event rescheduled

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the inclement weather, the University of Georgia is closed Wednesday, January 29th, and the Russell Library event, 'Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture', has been rescheduled. It will now take place on Thursday, February 13th, 2014; 5:30-7:00PM (Doors open at 5:00). More information.

Enacting the Future book symposium

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  On Saturday, February 1, the Special Collections Libraries at UGA will host a book symposium, Enacting the Future. The symposium is sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the University of Georgia Libraries, the Department of English, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Grady College, and the Department ...

Tutoring returns to the MLC

Monday, January 13th, 2014 - caroline

Tutoring in chemistry, physics, writing, languages, and math is available for free at the MLC! Check our schedule at http://mlc.uga.edu/services/tutoring.html Drop-in math tutoring has moved to Milledge Hall, but you can sign up for math tutoring by appointment through the Peer Tutoring program at the MLC: http://tutor.uga.edu/arc/tutoring/#tutoring-by-appointment