UGA to celebrate 231st anniversary with weeklong series of Founders Day events

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia will observe its 231st anniversary in 2016, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 14th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Thomas C. Reeves, professor emeritus of learning, design and technology in UGA’s College of Education, will present the lecture, titled “So You Think You’re Smarter than a Robot: The Race Between Human Learning and Deep Learning.” “For over two centuries, the University of Georgia has prepared its students to be productive members of society,” he said. “Recently, there has been an increasing focus on preparing students for specific careers. But how should a university prepare young people to live in a world where many…


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