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MFA Thesis Exhibition

The Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, takes place March 15 – April 7, 2010, in Gallery 307, Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Georgia Strange, Director of Lamar Dodd School of Art said of the students and the works “The 2010 class is rightfully beginning a new decade in the 21st century. This class is full of explorers who have journeyed to Italy, Costa Rica, Ghana, and Haiti to study and make art. They barely need us to visit their studios one more time or show them yet another artist to consider. THEY are showing US how to use social media and how to network in the yawning sea of immediate discourse. Looking back to 2007, the year they joined the community of artists and scholars in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, I wonder if I have grown as much in these three quick years.”

The student- generated art exhibition opened with a gala reception on Friday, March 19.

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MPA Visitation Day

For both newly admitted and prospective students to the UGA Masters and Doctoral programs of Public Administration, there are information sessions Friday, March 19, from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. in 204 Baldwin Hall.

Vicky Wilkins, director of the MPA Program, will discuss the curriculum and answer questions. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet faculty and current students as well as learn more about the eight specialization tracks offered.

Registration ended Feb. 26. Contact: 706-542-9583, for more information.

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Open Forum with President Adams

Undergraduate and Graduate students have the opportunity to discuss university- related topics with President Adams Tues., Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in Myers Hall.

Attend the forum and let your opinions, suggestions and comments be heard!

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GRE Test Prep Sessions

Are you thinking about attending graduate school to continue your education? If you are, be sure to score in the top percent of test takers with help from Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test prep sessions.

These eight sessions, sponsored by the Georgia Center for Continuing Education provide 24 hours of guidance and teaching for the GRE. The total cost is $699, and $669 if you register by Jan. 28.

The sessions will take place Mondays and Wednesdays through March 3, from 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. at the UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road in Lawrenceville, Ga.

The GRE is a standardized test that measures a student’s ability to study at the graduate level. It tests students on their analytical writing, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning. It is a requirement for application to more than 3,000 graduate schools.

For more information, contact: 706-542-3537,

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Strategic Planning Sessions!

Eager to improve upon its already established excellence, the graduate school looks forward to developing a new strategic plan for 2020. Although, the institution has made great progress over the past 100 years in education excellence, it seeks to further its advancement and assume an even wider competitive edge in the years to come. To facilitate academic enhancement, the grad school is developing a new strategy to meet it’s  vision as a leader in graduate education by offering model-learning environments in which to educate the new generation of scholars.

In planning for the future of the institution, the grad school hopes to more successfully execute its mission in extending support to its students as well as enhancing the quality of education in all of its programs. As the Grad School aspires to inflate the quality of its education, it looks to and relies on the invaluable input of students, faculty, and members of the campus community to aide them in their development initiatives. To participate in this exciting process, sign-up to attend one of their strategic planning sessions here.

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Graduate School Teaching Portfolio Submission Deadline

Graduate teaching students at the University of Georgia have the opportunity to submit their teaching portfolios for certification through the Teaching Portfolio Program.

These portfolios all graduate students to compile and look back upon their teaching experiences. When applying for jobs, these portfolios are beneficial to landing the students’ dream jobs.

Students who submit their portfolios receive faculty feedback, as well as personal recognition for their hard work.

The deadline for submitting Graduate School Teaching Portfolios is March 17. Online submissions are available at

For more information, contact: 706-425-3215, or 706-542-0534,

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Happy Holidays from UGA Grad School!

The holiday season is upon us, and in order to celebrate it, the UGA Graduate School has put together a special holiday tree!

The tree, homed in the lobby of UGA’s Main Library, is not only a celebration of the holidays but also a celebration of the plethora of departments that make up the Grad School. Gracing the branches of our tree are ornaments with the name of the many departments that make up our beloved school, from Political Science to Banking and Finance to Mathematics and Science Education to Infectious Diseases!

Be sure to stop by and check out our holiday tree and see just how many departments our school has!

That’s not all! Remember to check back here in January as we kick off our “100 Years, 100 Ways to love UGA Grad School.” It’s going to be your new favorite blog!

We also want to give a big thank you to our Creative Consultants team that put this wonderful addition to UGA Grad School traditions together!

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