Arts and Entertainment
November 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts festival breaks attendance record
More than 23,000 people attended the University of Georgia's Spotlight on the Arts festival this November, setting an attendance record for the fifth straight year.
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.
November 17, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Museum of Art wins national and regional awards
Since late July, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has received five national and regional awards for its exhibitions and publications.
November 16, 2016 | General News
Peabody launches Media Center
Peabody is launching The Media Center at Peabody, a scholarly research center and digital media production arm of the prestigious Peabody Awards. The announcement was made by Jeffrey Jones, executive director of the awards program and new center. The Media Center at Peabody is based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
November 15, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA Alumni Seminar set for Feb. 17-18
Alumni and others interested in lifelong learning will converge on the University of Georgia campus Feb. 17-18 for the 2017 Alumni Seminar, an educational gathering that will allow participants to experience firsthand what has changed-and what will always stay the same-at the nation's first state-chartered university.
November 14, 2016 | General News
Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest now open
Whether it's a specialty sweet treat, small-batch pork sausage or pimento cheese made from grandma's secret recipe, the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest shines the spotlight on the state's craft food scene. The contest, in its second decade, serves as a springboard for food entrepreneurs, assisting them in testing new products and reaching a larger audience, and helps new craft brands break into new markets and expand sales. Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest, which is conducted each year by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, is now open at http://flavorofga.com/.
November 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to give fall Commencement address at UGA
Jon Meacham, a biographer and journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his book about President Andrew Jackson, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address at the University of Georgia on Friday, Dec. 16, in Stegeman Coliseum.
November 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
World-renowned Russian conductor, composer Khalilov to visit, perform at UGA
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music is no stranger to acclaimed international guests, but even for them, it's rare they host an artist who has led an entire country's military bands.
November 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show work from the Georgia Review
In collaboration with the Georgia Review, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" from Nov. 5 to Jan. 29.
November 2, 2016 | General News
UGA-led consortium, conservation agencies to present statewide ocean-themed film contest
A team of University of Georgia-based marine researchers investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico are teaming up with local and statewide conservation agencies to co-present the 2017 Ripple Effect Film Project.
October 27, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody welcomes four new members to advisory board
The Peabody Awards has added four new members to its board of advisors, a group of prominent entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program's current and future initiatives.
October 24, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival set for Nov. 2-13
The University of Georgia's diverse offerings in the visual, literary and performing arts will be on display this November during the fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features more than 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days.
October 17, 2016 | General News
State Botanical Garden completes first major prairie planting
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia completed its first major planting of native grasses and wildflowers as part of a Piedmont prairie restoration project.
October 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
Students ninth grade through college eligible for art contest at UGA
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is conducting a statewide art competition sponsored by the J.A. and H.G. Woodruff, Jr. Charitable Trust to recognize student talent in Georgia and create items for sale in the garden's gift shop.
October 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
Homecoming Week is steeped in pride and tradition
University of Georgia Homecoming Week 2016-"Home is Where the Arch Is"- gets underway Oct. 10 with a variety of activities and events to appeal to all members of the university community. Activities for students are scheduled throughout the week, and the weekend features events for alumni and the Oct. 15 football game against Vanderbilt, including the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen.