The Making of a Monster: UWG alumna shares secrets of the special effects trade
The Carrollton Cultural Arts Center was bursting at the seams last Tuesday with students, faculty, staff and community members anxious to hear all about how movie magic is made from University of West Georgia alumna Dawn Dininger, who is currently lead fabricator at Legacy Studios.
A Whole New World: Dr. Sterling Lectures on Juno Mission
As part of his Infinite Universe lecture series, Dr. Nicholas Sterling discussed NASA's Juno mission from its inception in 2011 to its arrival at Jupiter in July 2016. Juno will study Jupiter's composition, gravitational and magnetic fields, as well as provide insight on how Jupiter and other planets in our solar system formed.
The Mind of Writing: Tami Ogletree Receives Georgia Department of Education Grant
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Tami Ogletree, associate professor and area coordinator for language and literacy, has received a $16,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Education to fund a service project that provides professional education and development for K-12 English Language Arts teachers.
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.