Lecture, The Best President the Nation Never Had

Join us for a lecture and reception celebrating the new book, The Best President the Nation Never Had: A Memoir of Working with Sam Nunn on Tuesday, November 14 at 4:30 p.m. in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The event will feature author Roland McElroy; a light reception will follow the lecture. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Leandra Nessel at 706-542-3879. 

Authors Discussion

A scholar of southern culture and two poets will come together Nov.  5 to discuss their craft and more at the Author Discussion Series, a moderated panel discussion and  prelude to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov. 6.


The University of Georgia will host its second annual GIS Day@UGA to showcase how students and faculty use geographic information system (GIS) technology to visualize, analyze and interpret data in teaching, research and outreach. The event will feature a keynote panel, lightning talks on real-world GIS applications, drone demonstrations, information on internship opportunities, and booths highlighting projects from diverse departments and organizations around campus and the local community. Light snacks and interactive activities will also be provided.

UGA Libraries sponsor Home Movie Day at the Russell Special Collections Libraries

Amateur films and filmmaking will be the stars of the day  when National Home Movie Day 2017 is observed  in Athens at the UGA Special Collections Libraries.

National Home Movie Day is a worldwide celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, held annually in October.  The event provides an opportunity for attendees to bring in their home movies, learn more about their own family films, how to care for films and videotapes, and how home movies have helped capture personal history.