October 13, 2014 | General News
UGA photojournalism students create visual archive for fair
The Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry became a classroom for a group of University of Georgia photojournalism students, whose work will create a visual archive of the 25-year-old event.
October 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Peabody Awards welcome three new board members
The University of Georgia has approved three new members of the George Foster Peabody Awards Board. Joining other distinguished experts who select electronic media's most coveted prize are Martha Nelson of New York, Naibe Reynoso of Los Angeles and Jonathan Gray of Madison, Wisconsin.
October 8, 2014 | Events on Campus
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano to present Sibley Lecture at UGA
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present "Anatomy of a Legal Decision" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
October 7, 2014 | Events on Campus
EITS to offer free computer security checkups
The University of Georgia Enterprise Information Technology Services will host its fall Computer Health and Security Fair Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the second floor rotunda of the Miller Learning Center.
October 2, 2014 | Events on Campus
Antonio Mora headlines McGill Lecture
Antonio Mora, a prominent Hispanic journalist who is a two-time winner of the Peabody Award, will present this year's University of Georgia McGill Lecture Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in Room 250 of the Miller Learning Center.
October 1, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA to host Southeast African Language and Literature Forum
The University of Georgia's comparative literature department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host the fifth annual Southeast African Language and Literature Forum Oct. 10-12 in Room 142 of the Tate Student Center.
September 24, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Grady College pilots mobile news lab
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has launched a Mobile News Lab for students to research and develop newsgathering and reporting techniques designed specifically for smartphones and tablets.
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.