As players and fans enjoy the University of Georgia’s football season, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the integration of the Georgia Bulldogs football team with a new museum exhibit Not Only for Ourselves: The Integration of UGA Athletics. The display will open Friday, September 10, at the UGA Special Collections Libraries, with a 3 p.m. tour planned the day before the Bulldogs' home opener.
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When the front page gets to be too much, newspaper readers often find relief by turning to the editorial page to glimpse the humor in often stressful situations through cartoons.
University of Georgia Libraries locations, including the Miller Learning Center, will expand hours of operation this fall to provide more in-person options for students and patrons during the 2021-2022 academic year.
The Miller Learning Center, the busiest academic building on campus, will be open for 24-hours a day on weekdays, beginning August 18. During weekends, the building will close at midnight Friday night and reopen at 10 a.m. Saturday morning, closing again at midnight Saturday night to reopen at 10 a.m. Sunday morning, before returning to the 24-hour schedule.
A rain barrel might seem out of place inside a museum, but it serves as a learning tool at the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, helping community members from toddlers to seniors to learn about the centuries-long struggles with drinkable water in Georgia.
The authors of a new book that explores the lives of Georgians who were enslaved by a prominent Athens family in the 19th century will discuss the research that brought the story to light in a virtual book discussion.
The UGA community is invited to explore a new slate of databases that reflect the lives of Black Americans for the past two centuries, now available freely online through the UGA Libraries.
Two University of Georgia Libraries leaders have been reappointed to the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council.
Gov. Brian Kemp recently named University Librarian P. Toby Graham to the 12-member advisory board, along with Sheryl Vogt, director of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, one of the Libraries’ three special collections units.
Lisa Bayer, director of the University of Georgia Press, has assumed the presidency of the Association of University Presses. She was elected during the Association’s virtual Annual Business Meeting in May 2021 and spoke at the conclusion of the Association’s virtual Annual Meeting in June.
Listening to a classic rock radio station, University of Georgia librarian Tim Smolko became inspired to go on a musical and historical exploration with his wife and writing partner Joanna, a musicologist and adjunct professor in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
After a seven-year project delving into the ways songwriters from Bob Dylan to Bono reflected on the issues of the Cold War, the pair are celebrating the publication of their book Atomic Tunes: The Cold War in American and British Popular Music by Indiana University Press this May.