December 1, 2016 | Research News
Narcissistic individuals use social media to self-promote
A new statistical review of 62 studies with over 13,000 individuals found that narcissism has a modest but reliable positive relationship with a range of social media behaviors. The largest effects were with the number of friends/followers narcissists had and frequency of status updates, followed by selfie postings, according to University of Georgia psychology researchers.
November 11, 2016 | Research News
Research finds consumers are more accepting of native advertisements
The line between online content written by journalists and story-like ads that are paid for by specific corporations can be blurry, but, according to a new study, consumers don't seem to mind-as long as the content meets certain criteria.
September 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
This fall the University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields.
August 25, 2016 | General News
NSF linguistics grant to support study of Southern language variation
With the aid of a grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Georgia linguistic researchers will be isolating and identifying the specific variations in speech that make Southerners sound Southern.
July 7, 2016 | Research News
Study challenges theory that good communication leads to marital satisfaction
One of the top reasons couples seek counseling is communication issues, so does better communication predict a more satisfying relationship?
April 26, 2016 | General News
UGA marketing students team up to help Google-grant-qualifying nonprofits
The University of Georgia's Jennifer Osbon isn't the average book, lecture and exam kind of teacher.
April 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Ohio State’s Mollie Blackburn to deliver 22nd annual Coley Lecture at UGA
Mollie Blackburn, a professor of teaching and learning and sexuality studies at Ohio State University, will deliver the 22nd annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium in the Georgia Museum of Art.
April 5, 2016 | Events on Campus
Athens to hold ‘Blue and You’ police-community forum to foster dialogue
Athens-area youths ages 12-19, their parents and caregivers and representatives from local youth development organizations are invited to participate in an upcoming Blue and You Police-Community Forum. The forum is designed to foster dialogue between youths and members of the local law enforcement community.
March 24, 2016 | Events on Campus
Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist to lecture at UGA
John C. Mather, senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize, will present a special lecture in memory of M.M. "Dunc" Duncan on April 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the University of Georgia's physics building. The event is free and open to the public.
March 8, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Grady College announces new class of Fellows
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will induct eight members into the Grady Fellowship May 6.
February 25, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Washington Post journalist jailed in Iran awarded McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
A journalist who endured 545 days of imprisonment in Iran is the 2016 recipient of the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.
February 16, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Meteorologist David Chandley to receive Distinguished Achievement Award
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication's national broadcast society, DiGamma Kappa, will present David Chandley with its annual Distinguished Achievement in Broadcasting and Cable Award.
February 15, 2016 | Research News
Communications research should abandon ‘framing’ term, study says
While framing isn't dead, the generalized framing label often used in communications research should be abandoned, according to research published by the University of Georgia's Michael Cacciatore.
February 5, 2016 | Research News
Researchers work to change athletes’ perception, reporting of concussions
Just days before the kickoff of Super Bowl 50, University of Georgia researchers are announcing a study addressing ways to reduce the stigma surrounding concussions, an injury so commonly associated with football.
February 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Grady Sports students to cover 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Two University of Georgia students in the Grady Sports Media certificate program will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August to cover the 2016 Olympic Games.