UWG recently played host to a select number of exceptional undergraduate math majors through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Dr. Bruce Landman, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics, and Dr. Abdollah Khodkar, professor, served as senior faculty advisors. This year's program is the second installment of the highly competitive three-year National Science Foundation grant.
“The students were selected from a pool of over 100 applicants from throughout the United States,” explained Dr. Landman. “The program provides these students with a meaningful and sustained experience in conducting research in the mathematical areas of number theory, graph theory, and combinatorics.” Read more ...
In 2009, the BB&T Corp. made a pledge of $1 million to the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. This gift established the Center for Ethics and Free Enterprise and the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise Series.
Recently, Senior Vice President for Corporate Banking Tammy Hughes and Vice President and New Business Development Officer Rob Appleman were on campus to deliver this year’s installment of $100,000. Read more ...
History will be made at the University of West Georgia’s summer graduation ceremony on July 25. The Tanner Health System School of Nursing will see its first graduate earning a Doctor of Education in nursing education walk across the stage.
The Ed.D. in nursing education online program admitted its first cohort of students in the fall of 2012. Now, after 60 semester hours and 12 dissertation credit hours, Jaime Carter will be the first student to whom UWG will award an Ed.D. in nursing education. Read more ...
University of West Georgia's Xiaojuan Christian, visual services specialist in University Communications and Marketing, has spent the past year chronicling Carrollton's homeless.
Unlike a traditional homeless shelter, HOPE Center is a communal home and transition program for homeless men located in Carrollton, Georgia. Since opening in January 2008, it has helped hundreds of men transition out of homelessness and back into independent living.
Watch Xiaojuan's compelling video, A Story of Hope, to learn more about the HOPE Center and UWG's strong ties to the community.
Stop by the Bobick Art Gallery during the month of July to see an exhibition on paintings and drawings by three University of West Georgia art faculty. "Studio Practice" features the work of Associate Professor Eilis Crean, Lecturer Erin Dixon, and Associate Professor and Assistant Chair Clint Samples.
The Bobick Gallery is located on the first floor of the Humanities Building. Summer hours are Monday- Friday, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. For more information on upcoming exhibits, please visit the UWG Department of Art website at www.westga.edu/~artdept.