September 15, 2014 | General News
UGA launches mobile app for Android devices
The University of Georgia has launched its first official mobile app for Android to make it more convenient for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to track buses, find a printer or parking deck, or see what the dining commons are serving for lunch.
September 4, 2014 | Research News
News media losing role as gatekeepers to new ‘social mediators’ on Twitter, study finds
The U.S. government is doing a better job of communicating on Twitter with people in sensitive areas like the Middle East and North Africa without the participation of media organizations, according to a study co-authored by a University of Georgia researcher.
September 2, 2014 | Events on Campus
Charles Lewis lecture looks at truth and lies from those in power
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host Charles Lewis, professor of journalism at American University, for a lecture on Sept. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
August 21, 2014 | Events on Campus
Noted author and drama critic Hilton Als to speak at UGA
Hilton Als, staff writer and drama critic at The New Yorker, will read from his work on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium of the Georgia Museum of Art. The reading, part of the University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies' fall lecture series, is free and open to the public.
August 8, 2014 | General News
Sports media experts available to comment on NCAA Big Five ruling
The Sports Media program in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has two experts available to talk about the recent ruling by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors giving more autonomy to the largest five conferences in Division I to determine student athlete stipends, scholarships, insurance benefits, staff sizes and hours spent training for individual sports.
August 7, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Marshall Shepherd named Captain Planet Protector of the Earth
The University of Georgia's J. Marshall Shepherd is a Captain Planet Protector of the Earth, according to the Captain Planet Foundation, which recently added him to a list of outstanding real-life environmental superheroes.
August 6, 2014 | General News
Job market recovery for journalism graduates stalls, annual survey finds
The slight recovery since 2009 in the job market for graduates of the nation's journalism and mass communication programs has stalled, according to a survey conducted by University of Georgia researchers.
August 5, 2014 | General News
UGA experts available to comment on issues relating to Ebola virus
The University of Georgia has experts available to speak about various aspects of the Ebola virus—health communications, health promotion, field treatment and how the outbreak is impacting research projects in Africa.
August 5, 2014 | Events on Campus
University Housing to welcome students back with Hunker Down with Housing
University of Georgia department of housing will welcome all new and returning students to Athens Aug. 12-13 during Hunker Down with Housing, a volunteer program designed to streamline the residence hall move-in process for students and their families.
July 31, 2014 | Honors & Awards
California State University, Fullerton wins Holland Award for college journalism
The Daily Titan at California State University, Fullerton is the 2013-14 winner of the University of Georgia's Betty Gage Holland Award for excellence in college journalism. The award was announced July 29 at the 19th annual Management Seminar for College News Editors, a week-long workshop led by educators and industry professionals and held at UGA.
July 31, 2014 | General News
Experts available to comment on flesh-eating bacteria
Warnings have been issued for beach-goers surrounding a flesh-eating bacteria thriving in the warm ocean waters. Vibrio vulnificus grows in warm water and if swallowed can cause stomachache, vomiting and diarrhea, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If it enters an open wound, "skin breakdown and ulceration" can also occur, the CDC said. University of Georgia experts are available to offer commentary on flesh-eating bacteria.
July 31, 2014 | General News
Award-winning TV anchor Monica Pearson receives her UGA master’s degree
Monica Kaufman Pearson, the award-winning journalist and former WSB-TV news anchor in Atlanta, will be among the 1,380 students eligible to walk at the University of Georgia's summer Commencement ceremony Aug. 1.
July 28, 2014 | General News
Global study of public relations leadership detailed in book co-edited by UGA professor
According to a new global public relations study, communications professionals around the world face similar challenges and issues in practice amid the rapid growth of the industry.
July 15, 2014 | General News
UGA experts available during election season
With the July 22 primary runoff elections approaching, experts from the University of Georgia are available to provide commentary during this election season.
July 14, 2014 | General News
Media advisory: Pulaski County championship basketball game to be played July 16 at UGA
The University of Georgia Office of Institutional Diversity and Archway Partnership will host the 2014 LIFE League Hawkinsville/Pulaski County Basketball Championship Game Day July 16 at UGA's Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities.