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In Focus

Wind and Oil

Today vs. tomorrow? An aging oilfield pumpjack is dwarfed by new
wind turbines in a cotton field near Abilene, Texas. With its vast open
spaces and near-constant winds, the High Plains region of Texas is
experiencing a wind-energy boom to accompany its oilfield resurgence. The photograph was taken by Dr. James Mayer, Geosciences. (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.)

UWG Named as Best Southeastern College

The Princeton Review has recognized the University of West Georgia as a Best Southeastern College for the year 2009. The recognition marks the sixth consecutive year that UWG has been awarded the prestigious listing. MORE

West Georgia Recognized by Creative Colleges

The University of West Georgia received its second national recognition by Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers and Musicians, a publication that selects the top 200 schools in the nation for its creative programs for students.West Georgia offers outstanding creative programs in music, drama, art and creative writing. MORE

Art Faculty Show Off Their Talents

It’s almost autumn and that means it is time for the faculty in the Department of Art to kick off the fall semester with a special showing of their work on Friday, August 15. A reception is scheduled on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Humanities Building. MORE

Drama Program Gets a Boost

When Carrollton’s independent Encore Theatre Company disbanded after a highly successful 10-year run, funds generated from ticket sales and donations left a positive bank balance. The group decided that establishing a scholarship fund at UWG was the best way to honor their benefactors’ intentions and the founders donated $40,000 to the university’s Theatre Arts Program. MORE

University Club Opens Semester

Faculty and staff and retirees have enjoyed the University Club Social and the Club Luncheons since 2002 and the tradition continues on August 22 on Adamson Square at UnCorked, the square’s newest culinary addition. MORE

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