Building Science from Scratch: Computer Student Awarded for Work on Hackathon
Great things happen for those who go west. University of West Georgia undergraduate Tammy Lee certainly attests to that. This precocious computer science major recently placed third in competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration held in Orlando, Florida.
UWG Faculty Give Back: Dutt Family Creates Endowment Supporting Student Presentations
Generous faculty members, husband and wife Dr. Swarna Dutt - Professor of Economics in the Richards College of Business - and Dr. Sharmistha Basu-Dutt - Chair and Professor of Chemistry at the College of Science and Mathematics - have jointly established the Dutt Endowed Awards.
Ghosts in the Ice: Physics Professor to Host Astronomy Lecture
On Friday, Nov. 9, University of West Georgia physics professor Dr. Nicholas Sterling will give a free lecture titled "Ghosts in the Ice: The Detection of Neutrinos from a Supermassive Black Hole." This community event is appropriate for ages 12 and up and will be held in UWG's Boyd Building, room 230, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Pig Dig: Students Investigate Mock Crime Scene
Professors of crime scene investigation - forensic anthropology - and the study of insects - entomology - join forces each year for a major field project at the University of West Georgia. We'll warn you: this collaboration is not for the squeamish.
In Their Element: Program Offers Innovative Learning Opportunities for Students
This past summer, several University of West Georgia undergraduate chemistry students conducted advanced chemical research, from exploring explosive compounds to fighting cancer.