Fall 2017 UGA Cortona Bocce Tournament

The 2017 Fall UGA Cortona Bocce Tournament was epic. The autumn weather was splendid and the competition was fierce. Experienced dawgs fell and neophyte players excelled in surprising ways. At the end of the day, “i Cri” (Chris and Kris) won by a hair, with Caleb and Jacqueline coming in a close second. Thanks to […]

UGA Cortona’s 2016 Olive Oil!

The bottling of UGA Cortona’s 2016 olive oil! This is the first year we’ve harvested enough olives to have them pressed on their own, instead of “in common” with other small producers. Therefore, it’s the first year we’ve really been able to taste the flavor of our olive oil on its own. The verdict? It’s […]

Introducing New Dodd Director: Chris Garvin

New Lamar Dodd School of Art Director Chris Garvin comes to UGA from The University for the Arts in Philadelphia, where he served as program director. An interactive designer and creative director in the private sector for many years, Garvin has written and spoken extensively on the complexity of contemporary design and business practice, and […]

A Cortona Snow Scrapbook

A visual chronicle of the perils of snow in Cortona.

UGA Cortona program begins new Chemistry in the Arts course

During the four years that Michelangelo Buonarroti spent painting the frescoes on the ceiling of Rome’s Sistine Chapel, odds are he wasn’t thinking about chemistry. But he certainly knew how science and art came together and what he had to do if he wanted his work to last. Students from the University of Georgia will […]