Let the Filmmaking Begin: UWG Hosts Fourth Annual Film Camp
The University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) recently kicked off its fourth annual film camp--a weeklong event that gave students a firsthand look on what filmmaking is all about.
Copeland to Speak at Graduation
University of West Georgia alumna and motivational speaker Aimee Copeland returns to her alma mater on July 25 to deliver the keynote address at summer commencement. She is set to share with the graduates her amazing story, and it is nothing short of miraculous.
Happy New (Fiscal) Year: UWG Reflects on Past Year's Achievements
The University of West Georgia celebrated another year of significant achievements in fiscal year 2017, including historic enrollment and graduation levels, record economic impact and impressive national rankings.
Ring of Fire: UWG to Commemorate 2017 Eclipse with Unique Research Trip, Community Observation
For the first time in a century, a total solar eclipse will cross the country on Aug. 21. Advances made in transportation, technology and communications since 1919 provide scholars at the University of West Georgia a unique opportunity to study Earth, the sun and their interaction. UWG scientists and students are set to make the most of this celestial event with a research trip near Lexington, S.C. The College of Science and Mathematics also plans to host a community observation on campus at the UWG Observatory.
Traveling with Main Street: UWG Alumna Heads Up Georgia Humanities' Programs
Arden Williams has been bringing honor to the University of West Georgia ever since her graduation in 1998. From earning the UWG Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Humanities to serving on UWG's Board of Directors, Williams continues to make a mark on UWG even after leaving the campus.
Education Collaboration: UWG Professors Earn Teacher Quality Grant Second Year in a Row
As former recipients of the Improving Teacher Quality Grant, University of West Georgia professors Danilo Baylen and Joseph Hendricks have been awarded the grant once again and will be using it to host a workshop specifically targeting Title One schools with low science scores on the Georgia Milestone.
Panel Spotlights Sustainability Education
The place we call home makes up just a pinprick inside the Milky Way galaxy. This galaxy exists inside an even larger group of galaxies called a supercluster. Scientists estimate there are at least 10 million superclusters in existence. Despite the mind-boggling nature of our own minuteness, the future of the human race depends on how we sustain this world.
"Lights, Camera, Action!" Film camp guides students through film production
Many young students may say "I want to be a director when I grow up!" Few of those students actually have the chance to spend a week directing their own movies from start to finish, getting a firsthand look behind the scenes. However, area students will get that exact opportunity this summer by participating the University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) Film Camp.