The Composer's Palette: Music Major Talks Inspiration, Creative Flow
A famous musical onomatopoeia is "Flight of the Bumblebee." In this interlude, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov used stringed instruments to paint a picture of the insect's frantic path. UWG student Katahj Copley's "Sunshine" has a similar effect. The opening melody of the marimba reflects dawn's first rays of light allowing its warmth to spread throughout the ensemble as it reaches a peak of energy then sets with a relaxed, colorful repose.
Key Carroll County Genealogical Resources Now Online
Ingram Library's Special Collections at the University of West Georgia and the Carroll County Genealogical Society announce the free online availability of key genealogical resources providing information about the history of Carroll County and its population.
Diverse West: UWG Ranks Ninth Among Colleges with Largest Increases in Underrepresented Minorities
The University of West Georgia has been listed among the top four-year institutions with the highest increases in the percentage of underrepresented minorities.
'Total Immersion': UWG, Fulton County Schools Partner to Offer Future Teachers Paid Internships
The concept of paid internships is almost unheard-of for most students, but thanks to a valuable partnership between the College of Education at the University of West Georgia and Fulton County Schools, future educators now have the chance to hone their teaching skills and receive an income.
UWG Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for its First-ever NPHC Garden
The University of West Georgia recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden. The garden, scheduled for initial construction later this summer, will be located at the UWG Oaks Amphitheater.
Dr. N. Jane Walks: McCandless Steps Down as Dean of UWG's College of Social Sciences
Dr. N. Jane McCandless has stepped down from the position of dean of the College of Social Sciences at the University of West Georgia. She will return to the faculty, having been the dean since COSS was founded in 2011.
Insatiable Curiosity: UWG's Economics Department Hosts Annual SAS Analytics Summit
University of West Georgia students were encouraged to cultivate their curiosity during the recent seventh annual SAS Analytics Summit, hearing from numerous professionals in the field of data analytics and presented their own research.
Artist-in-Residence Program: Recent Artist Uses Art for Therapy
Newnan has a new resident. An artist-in-residence, that is. The Newnan Artist-in-Residence program - or ArtRez - combines the efforts of the University of West Georgia School of the Arts and UWG Newnan. The program offers artists of various disciplines the opportunity to temporarily reside at the Gray Cottage next door to the McRitchie-Hollis Museum.