Opening New Doors: Alumna Cassidy Whittle Earns Professional Opportunity
Business suits, coffee, and a view of the Lincoln Memorial is what University of West Georgia alumna Cassidy Whittle's summer consisted of after receiving a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as an intern at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.
What's in a Word? UWG Newnan Lecture Series Expands Offerings
Back by popular demand, University of West Georgia Newnan hosted the first of its second round of English language lectures last week. This series, dubbed "The Curious Adventures of English Words" is part of The Other Night School-a continuous series of lectures featuring various topics in the humanities.
Activist Turns Trash into Art
Pam Longobardi is an artist, anthropologist, and activist whose aim is to save the world one plastic item at a time. You could almost say her life was pre-determined. Her parents, one an ocean lifeguard and the other a Delaware state diving champion, passed on a strong love for the sea. She currently lives in Atlanta, where she is a professor at Georgia State University.
Connecting Past to Present: UWG Professor Analyzes United States History and Modern Politics
University of West Georgia History Professor Dr. Daniel Williams recently gave a community presentation titled, "The 2016 Presidential Election in Historical Perspective: What Can a Study of American Political History Tell Us about Contemporary Politics?" Dr. Williams has worked as a historian to connect American history to the present political climate. He has published numerous books and articles on the topic. Most recently, he had an article published in the New York Times.