Amending the Constitution: UWG Celebrates Constitution Day
The University of West Georgia's Department of Political Science recently hosted its 12th Annual Constitution Day program in honor of the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787. UWG Associate Professor Dr. Thomas Hunter presented the topic "Amending the Constitution," which discussed the various ways in which the Constitution can be amended.
Stemming from Stereotypes: Professor's Research Addresses Shortage of African-American Men in STEM
In an area seemingly dominated by men, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields still come up lacking. While it is true that the STEM world is a "man's world," it's not true for one demographic--African-American men. University of West Georgia's Dr. Christopher Jett aims to break down those barriers with his recent research on how racial issues impact and influence the teaching and learning of math.
Finding Your Voice: Third Annual Women Empowering Women Event Opens to Sold-Out Crowd
A classroom at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton was recently filled to capacity with women from all over the region ready to support and learn from each other at the third annual Women Empowering Women event.
Mourning After: UWG Professor Conducts Grief Research with Students on Campus
Dr. Mary Alice Varga has seen the ways loss can influence one's life, through her many interactions with college student and peers. She also experienced loss in her family at a young age.