March 30, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA students’ winning national public policy entry addresses homeless women’s hygiene
With an innovative proposal addressing a silent public health problem for homeless women, four students from the University of Georgia won the top prize in the fourth annual Public Policy Challenge National Invitational in Philadelphia earlier this month.
March 25, 2015 | Events on Campus
Pulitzer-winning journalist, author of ‘Slavery by Another Name’ to speak at UGA
Douglas A. Blackmon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II," will visit the University of Georgia for a talk on April 2 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
March 25, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA Grady College announces centennial class of fellows
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the selection of 11 professionals into the Grady Fellowship class of 2015, along with three new honorees to the Sanford Circle. These fellows, honored by virtue of their accomplishments, friendship and service, will be recognized at the Grady Centennial Gala, April 18, when the 100th honoree in the Grady Fellowship will be inducted.
March 16, 2015 | Research News
Yik Yak founders to headline Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week at UGA
March 11, 2015 | Events on Campus
Author Susan Power to speak at UGA
Award-winning author Susan Power will hold a reading and discussion on "Indigenous Process in Writing Novels—Writing as Ceremony" March 26 at 4:30 p.m. in the University of Georgia's north psychology-journalism auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow.
March 9, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA Grady College announces recipients of 2015 Alumni Awards
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has honored four outstanding graduates with 2015 Alumni Awards.
March 6, 2015 | General News
North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive now online
The North Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive is now available online, providing access to six newspapers published in three North Georgia cities (Dalton, Gainesville, and Rome) from 1850 to 1922. The archive is part of the Digital Library of Georgia, based at the University of Georgia Libraries.
March 3, 2015 | Events on Campus
Awards and conference highlight best in kid lit
Children's authors and illustrators will have their time in the spotlight during an annual event on the University of Georgia campus March 6-7.
March 3, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Grady College to host Digital News Bluejeans Workshop
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the Digital News Bluejeans Workshop March 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Studio 100 at the college.
March 2, 2015 | Events on Campus
Pulitzer Prize winning environmental journalist Dan Fagin to speak at UGA
Environmental journalist Dan Fagin will discuss his 2014 Pulitzer Prize winning book, "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation," March 19 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology's auditorium.
February 27, 2015 | Events on Campus
Reimagining communications lecture features APCO Worldwide’s chairman
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the Kennedy Symposium featuring Nelson Fernandez, chair of APCO North America and managing director of its New York office.
February 26, 2015 | Research News
Traditional forms of media coverage valued over advertising, UGA study finds
In an age where digital media is constantly changing, public relations practitioners and business professionals still see the benefits of traditional media coverage, according to a recent study in Public Relations Journal conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia.
February 24, 2015 | Events on Campus
Nobel Peace Prize nominee, activist Andrea Smith to visit UGA during Women’s History Month
In recognition of the 2015 national Women's History Month theme "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives," the University of Georgia's Institute for Women's Studies is sponsoring events throughout the month of March.
February 24, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Associated Press correspondent named winner of McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage
A journalist who has reported for nearly 30 years from Afghanistan, one of the world's most dangerous and difficult countries, is this year's recipient of the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.
February 23, 2015 | General News
Experiential learning enables UGA students to create e-book about millennials in public relations
The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication prides itself in giving students both in-class instruction and professional career opportunities. For two public relations classes in the Grady College, that means interviewing industry professionals and creating an e-book.