For the past few weeks, I have been posting some very interesting scholarship presented by professional South-watchers at a recent Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics. Now, here are a few field reports about current developments in their states.
I have dealt with the South and southern politics in previous posts; so we are not going to break major new ground here. But I think it is worthwhile to update what some of today's experts are saying about the South and its role in American democracy and history.
These five bright, interesting, and interested students from the University of Georgia are a part of a collaborative research project with PHD to build consumer insights on millennials. At SXSW this year, I sat down with them to talk about their point of view as consumers and as the culture of youth.
The UGA students are not patting themselves on the back just yet -- their push now is to get the school's administration to retire the coal boiler by 2018 and commit to clean energy for campus.
Imi Hwangbo was born in Daegu, South Korea. She lives and works in Athens, Georgia, where she is Associate Professor at my alma mater, the University of Georgia. The following is a portion of our exchange about pattern, abstraction and devotion to process.
Charlayne just knew she was going to be a reporter like Brenda Starr, her hero in the comic books. Never mind that Brenda was a red-haired white girl. Never mind that most people, except her mother and grandmother, thought she didn't have a chance in the world of accomplishing that.
College football kicks off Week 1 of the regular season with one clear marquee Game of the Week as the Georgia Bulldogs head to Clemson to face the Tigers in a big non-conference matchup that features at least four legitimate Heisman Trophy contenders and two high-profile offenses.
If we would define the current millennia so far, it would be the millennia of change -- our first biracial president, the irreversible shift to digita...
Nationwide, college students continue to take the lead on climate action. From leading divestment campaigns, to urging their schools to move beyond di...
With a host of vintage shops and fashion collectives in Athens, fashion at UGA is always diverse and distinctive. Students embrace their own styles and are not afraid to think outside of the metaphorical box.
Georgia has been impressive, especially as of late with wins and covers in four straight games (the under has also covered in each of those blowouts). Expect all of those streaks to end in Atlanta on Saturday.
America is witnessing some of its highest income inequality and lowest social mobility rates ever. If we are to fix any of this, it is best that we start at home, in our back yard, and in our nation's capital. And that begins with the Anacostia.
That organizations like Freedom University even have to exist is a shame and Georgia can correct the error by reaffirming a commitment to educating all of its people, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or background.
At the end of its first year, Freedom University successfully placed six of their students at private universities in states such as Massachusetts, New York and North Carolina with full funding.
You will likely find yourself doing something no one like you -- no one your color, your gender, speaking your language, coming from your place of birth -- has done before. When that happens, you may find yourself with an opportunity to lead a personal Parade with Purpose.
The cops in one southern city were busy this past week cleaning a group of Occupiers from the front steps of City Hall in the middle of the night.