Press Room

January 2011

Start Times for Saturday's Basketball Games Changed (1/31/2011)

Start times for the UWG Wolves women’s and men’s basketball games on Saturday at The Coliseum have changed. 

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Weaving, a Metaphor for the Lives of Three Navajo Women (1/28/2011)

Weaving is a metaphor for the lives of three women who live Navajo and Anglo American cultures.

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Service to Others: A Way of Life (1/28/2011)

 A nephew of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged the members of the University of West Georgia community to make service a key part of their lives.

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Music Department Presents "The Gothic Dream: The Horror of Silence” (1/27/2011)

UWG's Music Department presents “The Gothic Dream: The Horror of Silence,” a multi-media production that dissects music, literature, cinema and fine arts to explore the varying themes in particular pieces of literature.
 

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Life is a Dream (1/27/2011)

The West Georgia Theatre Company presents a remarkable night of entertainment with Life Is a Dream: An Evening of Ten Minute Plays. The show will run in the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts Dangle Theatre from Feb. 15-19 at 7:30 p.m. and the Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and free with your UWG student I.D.

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Lose for Yourself, Help Others (1/27/2011)

There’s still a chance to join the UWG Wonder Walkers' Biggest Loser Challenge.  

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Free Banners and T-Shirts at Wolves Games (1/25/2011)

The University of West Georgia is giving away freebies during basketball games this week.  

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UWG Mourns Loss of Former President Pafford (1/25/2011)

The University of West Georgia mourns the loss of President-Emeritus Ward B. Pafford, who died on Sunday at the age of 99.

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Wolves Back on Top of the Pack (1/25/2011)

The West Georgia co-ed and all-girl cheerleading squads gave UWG something to yell about, winning championships this month in Florida at national competitions.

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Noted Anthropologist to Visit UWG (1/25/2011)

Noted anthropologist, scholar and pioneer in the women’s rights movement, Dr. Louise Lamphere visits the University of West Georgia on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. 

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Isaac Newton Farris Jr. to Speak at UWG (1/24/2011)

Isaac Newton Farris, Jr., senior vice president of the Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, comes to the University of West Georgia on Thursday, January 27 at 7 p.m. at the Campus Center Ballroom.

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UWG Hosts 26th Annual International Night (1/21/2011)

The University of West Georgia is hosting the 26th annual International Night on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Food Services Building (Z-6). Guests will sample food from around the world and enjoy cultural entertainment from 40 countries in a celebration of campus-wide diversity.

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Student Wins Trip to See Katy Perry (1/21/2011)

University of West Georgia student Cory Woodard plans on a career in the entertainment business. He’s off to a good start.

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UWG Hosts Blood Drive (1/19/2011)

The University of West Georgia is hosting a blood drive in the Campus Center Gym on Monday, Jan. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The drive, sponsored by the Student Nurses Association of Georgia, requires all eligible donors to supply a photo ID

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UWG Receives $13,600 Grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (1/18/2011)

The University of West Georgia is joining forces with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to combat alcohol abuse, including underage drinking and impaired driving. 

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Live Art Presents Spanish Harlem Orchestra (1/18/2011)

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the nation’s premier salsa band, comes to the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, January 22, at 7:30 p.m.

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Weather Update - UWG Closed Thursday, Friday (1/12/2011)

Due to icy conditions on campus and the surrounding areas, UWG will remain closed Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14. UWG will also be closed Monday, January 17 in observance of the MLK holiday. Campus will reopen Tuesday, January 18.

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Weather Update - UWG Closed Wednesday (1/11/2011)

 Due to the winter weather, UWG will remain closed Wednesday, January 12.

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Weather Update - UWG Closed Tuesday (1/10/2011)

  Due to the winter weather, UWG will remain closed Tuesday, January 11.

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Emergency Weather Update (1/9/2011)

 The University of West Georgia will be closed Monday, January 10, 2011 due to the winter storm.  

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Changes to Classic Novel are Misguided, UWG Scholars Say (1/7/2011)

Sanitizing the American classic, “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” is a disservice to the novel and does nothing to further the discussion of racism, say University of West Georgia scholars.

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New Scholarship Symbolizes More Opportunities for UWG’s Business Students (1/7/2011)

Dr. James H. Burton and his wife, Pat Thoman-Burton, are establishing the Helen Harper Burton Memorial Scholarship, which will benefit UWG students pursing a business degree.

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Sethna Remains Most Influential (1/7/2011)

Georgia Trend has again named University of West Georgia President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna to its annual list of 100 Most Influential Georgians.

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MLK Day Celebration at UWG (1/3/2011)

The Office of Institutional Diversity of the University of West Georgia will observe its second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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