Lunchtime Time Machine: Why are there so many Confederate monuments?

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Akela Reason. Professor Reason teaches courses on the history of American cities, material culture, and public history. She is also the founder of the Department of History’s Summer Program in Public History in Washington, DC. She is currently preparing a study of the politics of Civil War monuments in New York City during the Gilded Age. Free admission, free pizza.

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why was communism so popular in Iraq?

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses on the history of the medieval and modern Middle East, and his research interests include the subjects of nationalism, anti-colonialism, and poetry. He is writing a book entitled The Poetics of Revolution: Culture, Politics, and Modernity in Iraq, 1914-1963. Free admission, free pizza.

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why did the Germans under Hitler remain Nazis to the bitter end?

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. John Morrow, Jr. Professor Morrow teaches courses on the history of modern Europe and of warfare and society. He has been a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and at National Air and Space Museum (NASM).

Graduate-Professional Student Association Welcome for new graduate students

Bus Tours  |  11:30-12:30 pm

Campus bus tours will leave from the front of the Classic Center beginning at 11:30, leaving approximately every 15 minutes, stopping at the Arches for students who want to attend the Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception  |  12:00-1:00 pm
The Graduate-Professional Student Association will host a welcome reception on Herty Field (by the big fountain on North Campus) with refreshments and activities for all incoming graduate students.

UGA Libraries Graduate Student Open House

Meet your librarians, learn about key resources, and tour the buildings. Representatives from various Libraries’ departments and collections will be available to answer questions and demonstrate research tools including the GIL catalog, GALILEO system of research databases, and the citation management tools EndNote and RefWorks.

There will be door prizes and light refreshments!

Two locations:

Required for new grad students: Graduate School Orientation & Information Fair

Welcome to UGA! The Graduate School looks forward to seeing all new graduate students at the Fall Orientation and Information Fair.

Please register to let us know your plans to attend!

Orientation is an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Barbour, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units.

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