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Grady Broderick Life

Flagpole applauds Willson Center 30th anniversary

The Athens, Georgia alternative weekly newspaper Flagpole paid tribute to the Willson Center in its Sept. 13 issue with a generous write-up of our 30th anniversary reception, which took place Sept. 6. Flagpole, a frequent partner with Willson Center community events in Athens, celebrates its...

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Mark Abbe

2017 a2ru grants for arts research announced

The University of Georgia joined a2ru, the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, in 2016, and awarded its first round of arts research grants to UGA faculty earlier this semester. ...

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Colm Toibin

Delta Chair’s high school visit featured in Washington Post

The visit by 2017 Delta Chair for Global Understanding Colm Tóibín to Clarke Central High School was featured in the Washington Post on March 23. Athens public education advocate Bertis Downs, a member of the Willson Center Board of Friends, wrote a guest post on...

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Whiting

Call for Proposals: Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship for 2018-19

The Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship is designed for nominees whose proposed project and professional expertise are both squarely in the humanities. The proposed project should engage a specific public beyond the academy in the humanities and the nominee should play a significant leadership role in...

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Seed Life Skills Hugh Acheson

Panel on “Food, Culture, and Community” brings top chefs for Global Georgia

Seed Life Skills is a nonprofit, research-based curriculum founded by Chef Hugh Acheson that is dedicated to providing young people with essential knowledge and skills in family and consumer sciences. Acheson and Almeta Tulloss, executive director of the Athens-based organization, have partnered with the Willson Center to produce a...

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