A decade ago, the bubble burst. Foreclosure notices in local newspapers spanned more pages than ever. Terms like “subprime mortgage” and “toxic assets” flooded the American lexicon. Understanding economics became an important part of life, and Dr. William “Joey” Smith, associate professor in and chair of the Department of Economics at the UWG, noticed a sharp increase in interest surrounding the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, then in its 12th year.

Eggs and Economics: UWG to Host 22nd Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast

A decade ago, the bubble burst. Foreclosure notices in local newspapers spanned more pages than ever. Terms like "subprime mortgage" and "toxic assets" flooded the American lexicon. Understanding economics became an important part of life, and Dr. William "Joey" Smith, associate professor in and chair of the Department of Economics at the UWG, noticed a sharp increase in interest surrounding the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, then in its 12th year.

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Kim Holder was about to give up on her undergraduate degree for the fifth time when she received an email that changed her life. The email informed her she’d received a University of West Georgia Foundation scholarship. That meant the difference between her having to move on from pursuing her dreams for what would likely be the last time and finishing her degree in economics.

An Enchanted Evening: UWG Presidential Scholarship Gala Raises $122,000

Kim Holder was about to give up on her undergraduate degree for the fifth time when she received an email that changed her life. The email informed her she'd received a UWG Foundation scholarship. That meant the difference between her having to move on from pursuing her dreams for what would likely be the last time and finishing her degree in economics.

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When Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler looked for a book on how her introverted clients could assume leadership positions, she found no such book existed. So she wrote the book herself. That was a decade ago, and now, with a second edition of “The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength” published earlier this year, Kahnweiler is set to speak during the next installment of the Richards College of Business’ BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series.

The Introverted Leader: Kahnweiler to Speak on 'Rise of Introverts' in Business

When Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler looked for a book on how her introverted clients could assume leadership positions, she found no such book existed. So she wrote the book herself. That was a decade ago, and now, with a second edition of "The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength" published earlier this year, Kahnweiler is set to speak during the next installment of the Richards College of Business' BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series.

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The University of West Georgia will host the Atlanta-based morning talk show “Atlanta and Company” to preview its Homecoming festivities in a series of segments to air Friday morning.

UWG to Host 11 Alive for "Atlanta and Company" Segment Airing Friday

The University of West Georgia will host the Atlanta-based morning talk show "Atlanta and Company" to preview its Homecoming festivities in a series of segments to air Friday morning.

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The University of West Georgia has received top honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with receipt of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

UWG Wins 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The University of West Georgia has received top honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with receipt of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

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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.

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.

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