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In Focus

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Instead of sunbathing some residents of Kimpo-Cho, Japan, prefer to build sandcastles that can reach a height of six feet or more. This sandcastle was one of many that dotted the shoreline that day. Photo submitted by Dr. Walter Todd, assistant professor of Physical Education and Recreation and Associate Director of the Campus Center for Intramurals. (In Focus features a photograph submitted by a UWG faculty or staff member. E-mail your photo and caption information to the Campus Chronicle photographer.)

Debate Team Continues Streak

The University of West Georgia Debate Team completed its 2007-08 season in the top 10 in the country, making the team nationally ranked for its 36th consecutive year. MORE

Jazz Festival Features Trumpeter Danes

Jazz musicians and enthusiasts will come from far and near to the 23rd Annual Sunbelt Jazz Festival on Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts. Special musical guest Roger Danes will wow the crowds with his trumpet and music lovers will not want to miss this night of entertainment and musical excellence. MORE

FAFSA Night to Benefit Student Financial Need

High school students and their families are invited to a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) Night on Thursday, May 1, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at the University of West Georgia. The workshop will take place in the Technology-enhanced Learning Center, Room 1116, and is designed for high school seniors, UWG students and any citizen with a social security card. MORE

Scrimmage Showcases Football Talent

The combined support of private fundraising and an approved student fee have generated $24 million out of the proposed $29 million Athletic Complex project. UWG faculty and staff are contributing to the effort and the Faculty/Staff fundraising drive culminates with the Wolves Spring Scrimmage on April 19. MORE

Powell Named Honors Professor of the Year

Dr. Bobby Powell, professor and chair of physics and director of the West Georgia Observatory, was named Honors Professor of the Year. Powell’s service to the university spans 41 years and has amassed a lifetime of accomplishments and honors. MORE

UWG Chef Takes Aramark Top Prize

Executive Chef Rodney Ridley at UWG won first place in the Aramark Higher Education ACE Competition held at Z-6. The Southern Regional Aramark Culinary Excellence Team awarded Ridley a gold medal in the Regional ACE Competition. MORE




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