OLLI@UGA provides non-credit learning opportunities, social activities, travel adventures, and more to adults age 50+ in Athens and the surrounding area. Our Lifelong Learning Fair is free and open to the public. Come see how OLLI@UGA can support your passion for life.
This colloquium highlights the student research projects of the 2017 Ghana Study Abroad in Education Program. These presentations will provide important insights of African history, culture, and education as a connected to the rich history and culture of African Americans.
The JoLLE conference is a hands-on and participation based event where presenters involve their audiences in the subject and process of their presentations.
Come learn more about the world language education major!
Academic Adventures at UGA is a program for gifted 5th and 6th graders.
In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn from students of immigrant families about what has been helpful and would be helpful to them in their experiences at school.
Join us in this free, family-oriented event aimed at exploring and creating art forms inspired by this year's NEA Big Read book, "To Live," by Chinese author Yu Hua.
Since the Lunar New Year festival traditionally marks the beginning of the planting season in China, a major character is a dragon, bringer of rain and good luck. Sign up in groups of 2-4 to make your own oversized parade dragon composed of recycled and found materials.
Come learn more about the math education major!
Come learn more about the science education major!
The deadline to register for the 2018 Georgia Conference on Children's Literature is Feb. 15!
Join us to learn more about Chinese culture and Lunar New Year traditions found throughout Asia. Celebrating with music, food, literature, and art-making, we bring Grace Lin and Yu Hua's children's and adult literature to life.
Darris R. Means is an assistant professor in the College of Education at UGA, whose research focuses on equity and diversity in P-20 education.
Join in this fast-paced introduction to Mandarin—the most-spoken language in the world. Led by Terry Waltz, expert in Mandarin and Total Physical Response Storytelling, the course introduces participants to a new language teaching methodology aimed at promoting fluency fast.
Shirley Brice Heath's lecture titled "The Arts as Brick and Mortar of Community Building," will draw from national and international contexts in which the arts are building community togetherness, communication and, sometimes, solace and comfort.
This year's speaker for the 2018 Lewis Lecture Series is Jeff Volek.
Free speech and hearing screenings for children and adults.
Fashion students from UGA's Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors will host their annual public fashion show. This year's fashions will include those influenced by Hua's novel and inspired by Chinese couture.
Celebrate Chinese cuisine, as inspired by Yu Hua's famous novel "To Live," by learning how to make Chinese dumplings at the State Botanical Garden.
Come celebrate student appreciation day with the College of Education!
Join us for a panel discussion featuring interdisciplinary perspectives on "To Live."