Healthy Constitution: UWG Student Named Alternate for Madison Fellowship
A local high school history teacher and graduate student at the University of West Georgia has been named the state's alternate for a prestigious national fellowship whose mission is to encourage the study of the U.S. Constitution.
Master of Puppets: Alumna Delves into World of Puppetry
Yanique Leonard is living every '80s baby's dream - not to mention the other generations of fans fascinated by Jim Henson's cult classic "The Dark Crystal." As collections manager at the Center for Puppetry Arts, Leonard, a University of West Georgia alumna, works closely with more than 50 items from the 1982 movie that includes sketches, prototypes and - of course - puppets.
Cap à l'ouest (Go West): UWG Foreign Language Graduate Starts French Translation Business
With more than 4 million words translated, Amanda N. Williams is a connection between international businesses. Williams, a 2004 graduate of the University of West Georgia, is an entrepreneurial linguist and the founder and CEO of Mirror Image Translations LLC.
UWG Theatre Rings in New Season with Mayhem
What better way to greet the holiday season than with monsters and mayhem? This is the clever, collective thought expressed by University of West Georgia theatre chair Shelly Elman and colleagues when determining the theme for the upcoming season. Each year, the UWG theatre department creates a fun and mystical theme for all of its shows, and this year is no different as UWG prepares to kick off its 2018-19 season on Oct. 9.
Center for Diversity and Inclusion Names Resident Scholars
The University of West Georgia strongly believes in the importance of inclusiveness for everyone. In fact, it is a core value of the institution. To further the commitment to providing a learning environment that celebrates diversity, UWG's Center for Diversity and Inclusion established the Resident Scholars program.