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Peachtree Road Race

Students in Clint Samples' "Digital Media for Artists" course have been finalists in the AJC Peachree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest for three consecutive years. This year, three of the five finalists are from his class. They are shown in the top row of this photo. On the bottom are the four 2010 finalists, including the winning design (the peach rising above the Atlanta skyline) by Allison Bennett.

Three for Three

Clint Samples beamed when he walked into his “Digital Media for Artists” course just after spring break. The classroom was packed with students. Some chatted; others were already working on their projects.

Samples came with good news. But a few already knew: three of their classmates were among the five finalists in the 2011 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest. MORE

Have Fun, Do Good

RoadMonkeyPaul von Zielbauer’s life began in Illinois. His journeys have taken him around the world. As a New York Times reporter he was in Iraq during the height of the insurgency.

He’s trekked through Vietnam, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and gone whitewater rafting in the Andes. MORE


An Inside Look at the Egyptian Revolution

Kim FoxA mass communi-cations class taught by Dr. Amber Smallwood recently served as the setting for a live look-in at the recent turmoil in the Middle East. Kim Fox, a communications professor at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, spoke to Smallwood's class via live video call on Skype. MORE

Vol. 46 • No. 4
April 26, 2011


Dr. Mautusi Mitra is setting up for her life’s work. Her foundation research project is in a laboratory in UWG’s Biology building, where single-cell algae are subjected to varying growth conditions. MORE

Web Watch

Are you a knowledge junkie? Get your fix at Mental Floss! More


Cheers to the Mass Communications Department. Its professors, students and volunteers pulled off a successful and informative Media Day 2011, the 30th anniversary of the gathering. morE

Events of Note

Print Big! More

John McCutcheon More