Russell Library Crowdsources Stories of 1973

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

In May the Russell Library opened our latest feature exhibit, Now and Then: 1973. The exhibit looks back at a pivotal year in modern American history and considers the impact of events that filled the public mind for a moment in time. 1973 was the year of the Roe ...

Special Collections Libraries Host Faculty Open House April 17th

Monday, April 8th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house for university faculty. Scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, the event will spotlight faculty members who have formed innovative collaborations with the Special Collections Libraries and showcase the exhibits and collections of the ...

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 ...

Informal Forum (10/22): Who Is College For?

Thursday, October 7th, 2010 - Richard B. Russell Library

RUSSELL FORUM FOR CIVIC LIFE IN GEORGIA presents... Friday Informal Community Forum Topic: Who is College for? Date: October 22, 2010 Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m. Location: Russell Library Auditorium, West Entrance, Main Library, UGA campus Free! Exercise for your Civic Muscle! Russell Forum for Civic Life in Georgia (www.libs.uga.edu/russell/rfclg), a civic engagement program of the Russell Library hosts ...

The New March Madness

Monday, February 22nd, 2010 - Richard B. Russell Library

This year, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is proud to co-sponsor a series of programs celebrating the life and legacy of Jeannette Rankin – the first woman elected to Congress. In total, the program series will include six events ...

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Doug Blackmon to Speak on Campus

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Richard B. Russell Library and Partners Present Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Journalist Douglas Blackmon on campus January 28, 2010 The Russell Library and partners are pleased to share two special opportunities to meet and hear acclaimed Atlanta Bureau Chief of the Wall Street Journal and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon ...

Forum Tonight at Russell Library!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 - Richard B. Russell Library

We have come a long way in the United States, but lingering racial and ethnic discrimination continues to strain the bonds that hold us together. It is time we set our minds to achieving Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of true equality. How can we work to accomplish this? Join the ...

What’s All the Flap About Twitter?

Thursday, April 16th, 2009 - Richard B. Russell Library

The Russell Library has decided to join the flock of folks who are sharing information using Twitter, a social networking and microblogging service that allows us to share brief updates via a short text messages 140 characters in length. These messages are called "tweets.” We imagine we will ...