Honors / Awards
February 20, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Three faculty members receive Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Three University of Georgia faculty members have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university's highest early career teaching honor.
February 8, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA recognized by AACSB International as an innovator in business education
A women's initiative for students in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business was commended as an "innovation that inspires" by AACSB International, the largest business education network and accrediting organization in the world.
February 5, 2017 | Honors & Awards
University of Georgia unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Chicken Salad Chick tops list
The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
February 3, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Museum of Art receives statewide awards
The Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries presented the Georgia Museum of Art at the University Georgia with five awards at its annual conference, held in Augusta, Georgia, Jan. 18-20. The museum received the following awards: Education Program of the Year, Student Project, Exhibition of the Year, Community Service Award, and Museum Professional of the Year.
January 31, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Student Affairs grants encourage innovative faculty research partnerships
Three University of Georgia research projects have been named as the inaugural recipients of the Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the division in campus research.
January 30, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA scores big at latest Georgia Bio awards
University of Georgia faculty and staff were honored with multiple awards by Georgia's life sciences industry association, Georgia Bio, at its 2017 Annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 26 in Atlanta.
January 23, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Hanna Holley crowned Miss University of Georgia 2017
Hanna Holley, a third-year public relations student from Dublin was crowned Miss University of Georgia 2017 at the annual scholarship pageant held Jan. 21 in the UGA Fine Arts Auditorium. A 2014 graduate of West Laurens High School, she is the daughter of Dennis and Dawn Holley.
January 13, 2017 | Events on Campus
UGA presents 2017 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
The University of Georgia presented awards to four Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 13 as part of the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District.
January 13, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA genetics faculty member honored with Presidential Early Career Award
University of Georgia assistant professor Andrea Sweigart is among 102 scientists announced as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
January 10, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA to present President’s Medal to Paul Kurtz
The University of Georgia will bestow one of its highest honors on Paul M. Kurtz, retired associate dean and professor in the UGA School of Law, during Founders Day activities on Jan. 23.
January 6, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school’s West promoted to named professorship in First Amendment law
The University of Georgia School of Law's Sonja R. West has been named the inaugural holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law, a post shared by the law school and UGA's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
January 6, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school’s Cohen named inaugural holder of international law professorship
The University of Georgia School of Law's Harlan G. Cohen has been named the inaugural holder of the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professorship in International Law.
December 8, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA faculty member named AAAS Fellow
Katrien M. Devos, a professor of crop and soil sciences and plant biology at the University of Georgia, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
November 29, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists
The University of Georgia received a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University award by the League of American Bicyclists for its commitment to safe, enjoyable and convenient bicycling for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
November 23, 2016 | General News
Watershed UGA announces winners of Daylighting the Watershed design competition