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Graduate Education Events

Founders Day Lecture 


January 22, 2018

1:30 PM – UGA Chapel 

“Partly Sunny or Partly Cloudy?: The Challenge of Communicating Science to Non-Scientists,” J. Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program.

The Founders Day Lecture recognizes the university”s anniversary as the nation”s first state-chartered institution of higher education. The lecture has become a Founders Day tradition, drawing alumni, students, faculty, esteemed guests and members of the community. The lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President, UGA Alumni Association and the Emeriti Scholars, a group of retired faculty members known for their teaching abilities, who continue to be involved in the university’s academic life through part-time teaching, research and service assignments.


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