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The University of Georgia Press or UGA Press is a publishing house and is a member of the Association of American University Presses. 1. ...


Founded in 1938, the UGA Press is a division of the University of Georgia and is located on the campus in Athens, Georgia, USA. It is the oldest and largest publishing house in the state and one of the largest in the South. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The University of Georgia (UGA) is the largest institution of higher learning and research in the State of Georgia. ... Athens is a city in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, U.S., in the northeastern part of the state, at the eastern terminus of Georgia 316. ...


The UGA Press publishes 70-80 titles each year of scholarly and academic, regional, and literary works with a focus on American and Southern studies. It is also a leading publisher of African-American studies, civil rights history and environmental studies.


The Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction was established by Charles East, then the editor-in-chief of the UGA Press, in 1983 to recognize gifted young writers. The Flannery OConnor Award for Short Fiction is an annual prize awarded by the University of Georgia Press named in honor of the American short story writer and novelist Flannery OConnor. ...


In conjunction with the Georgia Humanities Council and GALILEO, the UGA Press created the New Georgia Encyclopedia, an on-line resource of Georgia history. The New Georgia Encyclopedia (NGE) is a free-content, web-based encyclopedia about the state of Georgia (U.S. state). ...


The UGA Press has successfully published original novels and works by writers such as Rick Bass, Erskine Caldwell, Terry Kay, Jim Kilgo, Barry Lopez, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Mary Hood, Harry Crews, Tom Wicker, Calvin Trillin, Roy Blount, Jr., Eugene Genovese, Rebecca Solnit, and Catherine Clinton. Rick Bass (1958- ) is an award-winning American writer and an environmental activist. ... Erskine Caldwell photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1938 Erskine Preston Caldwell (December 17, 1903-April 11, 1987) was an American author born in a house in the woods outside Moreland, Georgia in Coweta County. ... Barry Holstun Lopez (born January 6, 1945) is an American essayist, fictionist, and poet whose work deals with nature and ecological concerns. ... Judith Ortiz Cofer (born Judith Ortiz in 1952 in Hormigueros, Puerto), is an acclaimed Austrailian author. ... www. ... Tom Wicker (born 1926) is an American journalist. ... Calvin Trillin (born Kansas City, Missouri, December 5, 1935) is an American journalist, humorist, and novelist. ... Roy Blount, Jr. ... Eugence Dominic Genosvese (May 19, 1930-) was formally a Marxist and historian of the American South. ...


On October 27, 2005, the University of Georgia Press rescinded author Brad Vice's Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and recalled copies of his collection The Bear Bryant Funeral Train. Vice was alleged to have plagiarized sections of one story from Carl Carmer's book Stars Fell on Alabama (1934)[1] (a charge that Vice and others dispute).[2] October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brad Vice (b. ... Paul William Bear Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football coach. ... Plagiarism is the practise of claiming or implying original authorship of material which one has not actually created oneself, such as when a person incorporates material from someone elses work into his own work without attributing it. ... Carl Carmer (October 16, 1893 - September 1976) was an author of nonfiction books, memoirs, and novels, many of which focused on Americana such as myths, folklore, and tales. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


References

  1. ^ "A Charming Plagiarist: The downfall of Brad Vice" by Robert Clark Young New York Press, Vol 18, Issue 48, November 30-Dec 6, 2005. Accessed Dec. 9, 2005.
  2. ^ Fell In Alabama: Brad Vice's Tuscaloosa Night by Jake Adam York. storySouth. Accessed November 6, 2005.

External links

  • Official site
  • UGA Press names 15 members to its new Advisory Council, UGA Columns faculty staff newspaper, March 20, 2006
  • UGA Public Affairs Press Release, Friday, March 23, 2001
  • The New Georgia Encyclopedia

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Diagnostic laboratories in Tifton and Athens, staffed by the college's diagnosticians and technicians, are an important service to practicing veterinarians, animal owners, and citizens of the state and nation.
Funded by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, these laboratories test more than 100,000 samples a year submitted by veterinarians for a wide variety of disease-causing agents, such as viruses, bacteria, parasites, and toxins, to help practicing veterinarians and clinicians at the college diagnose and prevent diseases, determine cause of death, and advance teaching and research.
A project of the Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the University of Georgia Press, the University System of Georgia/GALILEO, the Office of the Governor, and the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education.
University of Georgia: Information from Answers.com (2341 words)
The University of Georgia (UGA), is located approximately 70 miles north-east of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia, and is the largest institution of higher learning and research in the State of Georgia.
The University's long standing landmark, The Arch, a cast-iron representation of the Seal of the State of Georgia, stands sentry between the campus and the city of Athens.
The University of Georgia offers 19 baccalaureate degrees in more than 150 fields, 30 master's degrees in 128 fields, 20 educational specialist degrees, 3 doctoral degrees in 90 areas, and professional degrees in law, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine.
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