UGA Charter to be on display for Founders' Day

Submitted by cleveland on Wed, 01/16/2019

The annual display of the UGA Charter will be Jan. 28  through Feb. 2 to mark Founders' Day (Jan. 27), the anniversary of the document's signing. To protect the ink of the parchment manuscript from further fading it is displayed to the public only once a year in the Hargrett Library of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Freda Scott Giles, UGA associate professor emeritus of theater and film studies and African-American studies, will present this year's Founders' Day Lecture on "W.E.B. Du Bois: Dramatist” at 1:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel.

Capturing Science Contest Winners Announced

Submitted by cleveland on Wed, 01/16/2019

CAPTURING SCIENCE CONTEST LOGOWinners of the second annual Capturing Science Contest, which challenges UGA students to communicate STEM concepts using any media or genre, have been announced.

A variety of disciplines were represented in the 36 submissions covering STEM concepts. Students submitted games, videos, poetry, art, illustrations, photography, interactive activities and displays, educational guides, a podcast, and other media. Entries were evaluated by judges according to the following criteria: clarity of expression, creativity, and appeal to a broad audience.

The Affordable Course Materials Grants program sponsored by the Provost's Office

Submitted by burright on Wed, 01/16/2019

The Provost's Office is offering the newly created Affordable Course Materials Grants program to encourage the adoption of free and low cost course materials. Faculty will have the opportunity to apply for a $5,000 grant to develop an Open Education Resource (OER). The Grants program is administered by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the UGA Libraries, and invite faculty applications by February 20, 2019.

Please see details for the Grants program and how to apply: https://tinyurl.com/AffordableUGA. 

Please see the full announcement in UGA Today: https://news.uga.edu/affordable-course-materials-grant/

 

New Exhibit “Under the Big Top” Explores the American Circus

Submitted by Jan Hebbard on Mon, 01/14/2019

Image, Sparks Circus Performers
Photograph, performers and workers traveling with the Sparks Circus, 1922. Circus Ephemera Collection, Hargrett Library.

Step right up for a look behind the curtain at the shows that once dazzled American audiences in a new exhibit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. “Under the Big Top: The American Circus and Traveling Tent Shows,” opens to the public on Friday, Jan. 18 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Horace Mann Bond Photo Exhibit Opening

Submitted by washnock on Mon, 01/07/2019

The Russell B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is proud to host the exhibit “Education of the Negro: a depression era photographic study by Horace Mann Bond” featuring over eighty photos from Bond’s field study of black student achievement. Opening on January 18, 2019, in the Harrison Feature Gallery at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, the exhibition, curated by Gallery L1, Atlanta, offers a glimpse into the lives of African American children in the 1930s.

Main and Science Libraries - Intersession Hours

Submitted by MaryP on Thu, 12/13/2018

Intersession hours for the Main and Science Libraries:

  • Thursday, 12/13 & Friday, 12/14 - 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 12/15 - 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, 12/16 - CLOSED
  • Monday, 12/17 thru Thursday, 12/20 - 8am to 6pm
  • Friday, 12/21 - 8am to 5pm
  • Saturday, 12/22 thru Sunday, 12/30 - CLOSED
  • Monday, 12/31 - 8am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 1/1/2019 - CLOSED
  • Wednesday, 1/2 thru Friday, 1/4 - 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday, 1/5 - 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, 1/6 - 1pm to 9pm
  • Monday, 1/7 and Tuesday, 1/8 - 8am to 6pm

The Libraries resume their regular semester hours on Wednesday, January 9 with the beginning of Spring Semester. 

 

Thanksgiving Break Hours - Main and Science Libraries

Submitted by MaryP on Mon, 11/19/2018

The Libraries will operate with shortened hours for the Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving Break hours for the Main and Science Libraries are:

  • Monday, November 19 and Tuesday, November 20 - 8am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, November 21 - 8am to 5pm
  • Thursday, November 22 - CLOSED
  • Friday, November 23 - 12pm to 6pm

On Saturday, November 24, the Libraries will be closed for the home football game - UGA vs. GA Tech. The outside book drop at the Main Library will be locked.

The Libraries will resume their regular Fall semester hours on Sunday, November 25.