Archive for the ‘Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies’ Category

2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, April 3

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 - Renna Tuten

Wednesday, April 3, 7 PM Russell Special Collections Library Room 271 (Auditorium). Join the School of Social Work and the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies and Research for the 2nd Annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The guest speaker will be Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Director General ...

Community Forum Tuesday, February 12

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Community Concern Gathering February 12, 2013 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Second Floor, Rm. 285 Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries How should we build a strong vibrant community? What are the challenges to achieving this goal? The Russell Forum for Civic Life in Georgia invites you to participate in a community forum to ...

UGA Special Collections Libraries Launch Community Docent Program

Friday, January 4th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries is now accepting applications for participants in its docent program. The Docent Corps is a skilled group of volunteers who provide tours of the library galleries to visitors, ranging from fifth graders to adults. Docents are trained to ...

First Person Project Celebrates Stories of Love this February

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Do you remember the first time you fell in love? This February the First Person Project, an oral history series documenting the experiences of everyday Georgians, invites participants to tackle the topic of love. How did you meet your spouse? What do you remember about your worst breakup or most awkward ...

UGA Special Collections Thanksgiving Schedule

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

The UGA Special Collections Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Special Collections Libraries will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 8:00 A.M.

Debate Watch Event Tonight @ Special Collections Building

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012, 8:00PM Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Richard B. Russell Building for Special Collections Libraries 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, GA 30602 Witness history in the making! As the campaign season comes to a fever pitch and Election Day draws near, join the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Debate ...

The Man Nobody Knew: Spymaster William Colby, CIA |Film and Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 - Renna Tuten

Thursday, November 15, 2012 3:30-6:30 p.m. Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium (Room 271) 300 South Hull Street THE MAN NOBODY KNEW uncovers the hidden life of legendary CIA spymaster William Colby. The consummate American soldier-spy, he served numerous presidents on both sides of the aisle and through it all maintained a ...

Opening “Doors:” Celebrating the New Political Mural by Art Rosenbaum

Monday, October 8th, 2012 - Jean Cleveland

Please join the Russell Library as we celebrate the new major work by University of Georgia Art Professor Art Rosenbaum from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Monday, November 5, 2012. The dedication will take place in the Russell Gallery of the new Richard B. Russell  Building Special Collections Libraries. Entitled “Doors,” the ...

Toby Graham talks to Tim Bryant about Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

On Tuesday September 25th, Deputy University Librarian Toby Graham was a guest on the "Newsmakers with Tim Bryant" radio show on WGAU 1340. Listen to Toby's interview here. Toby and Tim discussed the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Celebration on Thursday September 27th, the Special Collections Libraries building, and the ...

Russell Library Launches Ready, Steady, Vote!

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - Richard B. Russell Library

Could your election season use a little non-partisan entertainment? If so, then plan to join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for Ready, Steady, Vote! a program series focused on getting citizens in the mood for the 2012 election season. A combination of film screenings, community forums, ...