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The New York Times Bestselling Author to Present Fries Lecture at Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University will host Susan Orlean, The New York Times bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, as the 2014 Norman Fries Distinguished Lectureship Series speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive. Her presentation titled “Learning By the Book: A Writer Explores the World of Libraries,” is free and open to the public.

41st Annual ‘A Day for Southern’ Breaks Record to Raise More Than $2.2 million

Georgia Southern University’s 41st annual A Day for Southern fundraising campaign has raised $2,221,424 breaking last year’s record of $2.1 […]


Georgia Southern University Kicks Off 41st Annual ‘A Day for Southern’ Community Campaign

Georgia Southern University kicks off its 41st annual A Day for Southern community fundraising campaign today. The fundraising tradition began as […]

Georgia Southern University hosted the first of four Ogeechee River Research public information session on Tuesday, Aug 26 at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center. The supplemental environmental project  is an opportunity for the university and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences to conduct basic research designed to ensure a long-term and holistic approach for research on the river.

Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center Talk Ogeechee River Project

“Georgia Southern University is an emerging research university,” said Charles Patterson, vice president for Research and Economic Development. “The spectrum of research that happens on campus is vast and the University has spent decades building facilities that will be a part of this research.”

Students and archeologist film an episode of TIME TEAM AMERICA at Camp Lawton in Millen, Georgia. Camp Lawton, which at the close of the Civil War, was believed to be the largest prison camp in the world

PBS Show TIME TEAM AMERICA Highlights Georgia Southern University at Camp Lawton Tonight

In 2012, the PBS show TIME TEAM AMERICA tracked the adventures of Georgia Southern University archeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, Georgia as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise. The episode will premiere tonight at 9 p.m. on PBS.

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