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PEABODY BOARD MEETS AT UGA: The national advisory board of the George
Foster Peabody Awards arrived on campus March 25 to begin
deliberations to choose the recipients of the 59th annual Peabody
Awards, which will be announced March 30.
FORMER U.S. POET LAUREATE ON CAMPUS: Rita Dove, who in 1993 at age 41
became both the first African-American and youngest person to be
appointed poet laureate of the United States, will read from her work
and talk about writing poetry March 30 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel.
GOV. BARNES TO SUMMARIZE EDUCATION REFORM AT LAW DAY: Gov. Roy
Barnes, State School Board Chairman Otis Brumby and Chancellor
Stephen Portsch will summarize the state education reform effort from
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 31 in the Chapel during the law school's
annual observance of Law Day.
RUSK CENTER CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON OCEANS: The world's leading
environmental law experts will meet at UGA's Dean Rusk Center April 4
for a conference devoted to the law of the sea.
BUSINESS STUDENTS WIN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: A team of three MBA
students from UGA won the 2000 InfoUSA International Business Plan
Competition with their plan to commercialize a new pharmaceutical
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESENTS AWARDS: UGA's National Alumni Association
will present awards during Reunion Weekend to Eugene Younts, former
vice president for public service and outreach; J. Thomas Russell,
who is retiring as dean of the journalism college; and to alumni
Dudley Moore, Shell Knox and Jim Nalley. They will be honored April
15 at the NAA annual meeting at the Athens Country Club.
UGA TEAMS WITH TECH ON MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH PROJECT: A $1.8 million
grant from the National Science Foundation is funding a five-year
collaboration between researchers at UGA and Georgia Tech that could
revolutionize the way middle school math is taught.
GPTV PREMIERES KENNER DOCUMENTARY: A documentary on retired UGA
professor and noted literary critic Hugh Kenner will air on Georgia
Public Television March 30 at 7:30 p.m. The film was produced by the
Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
GEORGIA REVIEW IS AWARD FINALIST: The Georgia Review, a quarterly
literary journal published at UGA since 1947, has again been selected
as a finalist in the fiction category of the prestigious National
Magazine Awards competition.
IN THE NEWS
BUCKHEAD'S IMAGE: Political science professor Charles Bullock is
quoted in USA Today on recent crime in Atlanta's Buckhead area.
MARCH ISSUE OF GEORGIA MAGAZINE: The "Brave New World" of UGA cloning
expert Steven Stice is the cover story of the new issue of Georgia
Magazine, which also includes features on Herschel Walker's induction
into the College Football Hall of Fame and UGA's tough new academic
UGA Today (news Web site)
Columns (weekly newspaper)
Georgia Magazine (quarterly magazine) http://www.uga.edu/gm
National Alumni Association
Career Services Center
University of Georgia http://www.uga.edu
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