January 30, 2017 | Events on Campus
UGA features celebration, activism and joy during Black History Month
The University of Georgia will celebrate Black History Month 2017- "Black Joy: Celebration as a form of activism, highlighting the existence, resilience and resistance of black culture"-with a wide variety of programs and activities across campus.
January 13, 2017 | Research News
Study finds barriers limit black households’ access to financial services
Most black households don't pursue financial planning services due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.
November 21, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Music hosts students from partner school in Kenya
Kenyan teenagers who received online music lessons from Hugh Hodgson School of Music graduate students are currently on a tour of the Classic City.
October 12, 2016 | Events on Campus
Ebenezer Baptist pastor to give keynote at Freedom Breakfast
The Rev. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, will give the keynote address for the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 13 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
September 22, 2016 | Honors & Awards
$4 million NSF grant will continue broadening participation in STEM
Funding for a program that has helped triple minority enrollment in STEM fields at the University of Georgia has been renewed for the second time by the National Science Foundation.
August 8, 2016 | General News
UGA’s incoming class sets records for academic qualifications, diversity
In addition to being the first class at the University of Georgia to benefit fully from the university's experiential learning initiative, the more than 5,400 students who will begin classes next week are the institution's most academically gifted to date.
July 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
Social justice advocate to speak at BFSO luncheon
Shirley Sherrod, an advocate for social justice and former Georgia state director of rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia's Black Faculty and Staff Organization's 14th annual Founders' Award Scholarship Luncheon.
July 19, 2016 | Research News
Depression’s stigma can be a barrier to African-Americans seeking treatment, study finds
The stigma attached to mental illness creates a barrier for many seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on the help-seeking behaviors of black Americans, a small in-depth qualitative study by researchers at the University of Georgia suggests.
March 25, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Carolina Acosta-Alzuru named journalism and mass communication teacher of the year
A faculty member in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is the 2015 winner of the Charles E. Scripps Journalism and Mass Communication Teacher of the Year Award, presented by the Scripps Howard Foundation.
March 11, 2016 | General News
UGA to train undergraduate researchers on obesity interventions
The University of Georgia has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to train undergraduate researchers to design childhood obesity interventions while working as counselors at 4-H camps.
March 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
‘Civil Rights Queen’ is the subject of Donald L. Hollowell Lecture
Constance Baker Motley, a civil rights lawyer who won nine cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and was the first black woman appointed to a federal bench, will be the subject of the University of Georgia's annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture.
March 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
Johnnetta Cole to deliver 2016 Mary Frances Early Lecture at UGA
Johnnetta Cole, the president emerita of Spelman College and Bennett College for Women, will deliver the 16th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture March 29 at 3 p.m. in Mahler Hall in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
February 10, 2016 | General News
UGA summit on women in agriculture pulls attendees from throughout Southeast
More than 150 agricultural leaders from across 13 Southern states and Washington, D.C., converged on the University of Georgia's campus in Athens on Feb. 8 to discuss leadership roles for women in agriculture.
January 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Sanford Bishop to deliver 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr., who is serving his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, will present the 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
November 16, 2015 | Honors & Awards
House minority leader to speak at UGA Freedom Breakfast
Stacey Y. Abrams, House minority leader for the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for the 89th House District, will give the keynote address for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.