June 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA-Griffin hosts Alumni Ambassador Reception
The University of Georgia Griffin campus will host an inaugural Alumni Ambassador Reception June 27 from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Student Learning Center in Griffin.
June 13, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to host conference on Moodle July 19
A one-day interactive conference about Moodle, a free learning management system that school systems can use for learning purposes, will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education July 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
June 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate National Pollinator Week with Brunswick event
The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service and Georgia Sea Grant will celebrate National Pollinator Week this month in coastal Georgia. The university's CoastScapes sustainable landscaping program and its partners will host an educational kickoff event June 20 from 9 a.m.-noon at the MAREX Brunswick station and native plant demonstration garden at 715 Bay St.
May 31, 2013 | General News
UGA appoints new director for Office of Online Learning
Following a national search, Keith Bailey has been named director of the University of Georgia Office of Online Learning. Bailey will begin his new position on Aug. 1.
May 31, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA graduates win two national dissertation awards
Two University of Georgia graduates have won national dissertation awards. UGA doctoral graduate Tom Okie was awarded the 53rd annual Allan Nevins Dissertation Prize from the Society of American Historians and Wes Fugate received the 2013 Alice L. Beeman Award for Outstanding Research in Communications and Marketing for Educational Advancement for his dissertation.
May 29, 2013 | General News
Charles B. Knapp named interim dean of UGA’s Terry College of Business
Charles B. Knapp, president emeritus of the University of Georgia and a professor emeritus of economics, has been named interim dean of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
May 28, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA students participate in Honors Internship Program this summer
Fourteen University of Georgia students have been selected to participate in the UGA Honors Internship Program and will spend their summer working as interns in a variety of programs in Washington, D.C., New York and Savannah.
May 28, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA Extension, state Department of Agriculture recognized for distance education
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture recently received international recognition for their efforts to help Georgians develop safe produce and products for farmers markets.
May 28, 2013 | General News
Brooks named associate vice president for public service and outreach
Paul J. Brooks, who has overseen outreach services with the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy for six years, has been named associate vice president for public service and outreach, effective July 15.
May 24, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to host Longitudinal Data Analysis Workshop June 12-14
A three-day workshop presenting an introduction to multilevel statistical models featuring their use in longitudinal analyses will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education June 12-14 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
May 24, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA faculty awarded innovative instruction grants
Twenty-six University of Georgia faculty projects designed to improve teaching were recently funded through grants provided by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction, in collaboration with the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
May 23, 2013 | General News
Search committee named to seek UGA senior vice president for academic affairs and provost
University of Georgia President-elect Jere Morehead has appointed a search committee to begin a national search for the university's next senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.
May 23, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Grady’s Kaye Sweetser named to Public Relations Accreditation Board
Kaye Sweetser, an associate professor at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been appointed to the Universal Accreditation Board, a certification body for the public relations profession.
May 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education hosts mathematics workshop series June 24-27
A four-day workshop for area educators focusing on the teaching of common core standards in mathematics will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education June 24-27 at the Hotel Indigo in Athens.
May 21, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA grad student and Wilkes County teacher Jennifer Lance receives $10,000 scholarship
Jennifer Lance, a doctoral candidate in science education and a high school science teacher in Wilkes County, has received a Berneta Minkwitz Scholarship of $10,000 for the 2013-14 academic year from the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, a professional honor society for women educators.