June 30, 2014 | General News
UGA experts warn of heat dangers for children and animals
With summer temperatures on the rise, University of Georgia experts warn of the dangers of the Georgia heat—especially when caring for children and pets.
June 25, 2014 | General News
UGA professor available to comment on American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has a journalism professor, Kent Middleton, available to comment on the American Broadcasting Companies Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court June 25.
June 25, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA Career Center wins national technology award for Angry Dawgs app
The University of Georgia Career Center has received a national award for its newly created Angry Dawgs game for iPhone and iPad.
June 25, 2014 | Research News
University of Georgia research reveals the three keys to slogan likability
New work published by a University of Georgia researcher helps explain why consumers gravitate toward "Got milk?" rather than "I'm lovin' it."
June 19, 2014 | Honors & Awards
High school students learn hands-on journalism during Georgia Journalism Academy
Judy Stubblefield of North Cobb High School was named the top student by teachers and fellow students at the 32nd annual Georgia Journalism Academy, held June 8-14 at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
June 18, 2014 | General News
Archival film of African-American baseball game screened at National Baseball Hall of Fame
As a film archivist with the University of Georgia, Margaret Compton came across the oldest-known moving images of African-Americans playing baseball. Now she's hoping others will join her in the search for earlier films.
June 10, 2014 | General News
Historic Savannah newspapers now online
The Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive has been added to the Digital Library of Georgia, based at the University of Georgia Libraries.
June 5, 2014 | Research News
UGA’s Marine Debris Tracker named in Apple’s ‘apps we can’t live without’
University of Georgia assistant engineering professor Jenna Jambeck usually isn't surprised when an email telling her the smartphone application she created in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—Marine Debris Tracker—has been mentioned in social media. But the tweet including it on June 2 caught her completely off guard.
June 4, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic to host summer communication programs for children, adults
Four communication program sessions will be offered for children and adults with speech, language or reading concerns this summer by the University of Georgia Speech and Hearing Clinic.
June 3, 2014 | General News
Digital media expert available to comment on stabbing incident linking online villain
The department of telecommunications in the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has an expert available to talk about Slender Man and the recent incident in Waukesha, Wisconsin, involving the stabbing of a 12-year-old girl allegedly by two of her friends in an attempt to become "proxies," or followers, of the Internet urban legend.
June 3, 2014 | General News
Digital Library of Georgia adds Vienna Progress to archive
Archives from the Vienna Progress (1893-1904) have been added to the South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive, a project of the Digital Library of Georgia, which is based at the University of Georgia Libraries.
April 29, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Awards recognize best in high school journalism
The 2014 Georgia Scholastic Press Association Awards were announced April 25 at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The awards recognize the best in high school journalism throughout the state.
April 16, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Grady College presents inaugural Global Entrepreneurship Award
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication department of advertising and public relations presented its inaugural AdPR Global Entrepreneurship Award to Stephen O'Connor, an entrepreneur and former Hungarian newspaper owner, on April 10.
April 14, 2014 | Events on Campus
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary to deliver Mason Public Leadership Lecture on April 22
Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia's Mason Public Leadership Lecture has been rescheduled for April 22 at 9:45 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. Originally slated for Jan. 30, the talk featuring Robert E. Rubin, co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary, was postponed due to severe weather conditions.
April 8, 2014 | General News
UGA students to compete in 2014 Lafayette Debates
Two University of Georgia students will attend the 2014 Lafayette Debates hosted by George Washington University and the French government April 11-13 in Washington, D.C.