Category: UGA

UGA marks Constitution Day with guest lecture

Today is Constitution Day, marking the 231st anniversary of the signing of the document that officially established the U.S. government. In celebration of the national observance, the American Founding Group and the School of Public and International Affairs hosted a guest lecture at the UGA Chapel by Carol Burkin, Presidential Professor of History Emerita at…

Lake Herrick Set to Reopen After 16 Years

ATHENS, GA— Lake Herrick at the University of Georgia is set to reopen after being closed to the public for 16 years Lake Herrick originally opened in 1992, and was used for experiential learning and outdoor recreation. But with urbanization and development in the watershed, storm water runoff, including oils metals and pesticides, polluted the…

UGA Instructor Responds to Nike’s Kaepernick Ad

Nike released an ad this week featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for kneeling during the national anthem prior to NFL games. There were strong reactions to the ad. Some people posted videos of themselves burning their Nike gear, while others, in the military, posted pictures of their Nike boots in support of the…

Graduation and its Effect on Business

Between convocations, the Twilight Road Race this coming weekend and graduation next week the crowds are beginning to come to town. “Typically its just nice to know that the seasons are changing things are about to change.”, Zach Griffin from the Red Zone explained when asked about the upcoming spring commencement ceremony. The change he…

Profile: David Hazinski

Grady Newsource professor David Hazinski retires this semester after 31 years at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Hazinski built Grady Newsource–formerly called University News and Newsource 15–from the ground up starting in 1987, so we wanted to thank him by telling his story. David Hazinski grew up in a Polish coal-mining town…

Students at the University of Georgia got a literal taste of Israel today in Tate Plaza. Dawgs for Israel hosted it’s annual Israeli Fest to celebrate the 70th birthday of Israel. Members provided food, decorations and music to share with students passing through. They hoped to change common misconceptions that people have about Israel. “We…