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.
February 2, 2016 | General News
Super Bowl 50 is going to be filled with celebrity endorsements, edgy content
This year's Super Bowl 50 ads will be packed with celebrities, say the faculty members at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
January 29, 2016 | Research News
When loved ones battle cancer, families head to Web for information more than support
Loved ones of cancer patients are likely to search for further information about the disease online but less inclined to seek emotional support from social media forums, according to a University of Georgia study published recently in the journal Computers, Informatics, Nursing.
January 25, 2016 | General News
Boot camp helps small businesses navigate the digital world
Figuring out how to reach customers in the digital age can be intimidating for new entrepreneurs and fledgling small businesses. The University of Georgia is helping business owners learn how to navigate social media to their advantage.
December 23, 2015 | Research News
Study looks at reasons for delayed tuberculosis diagnosis in Uganda
Most studies of delayed tuberculosis diagnosis focus on the adverse effect of time elapsed between the onset of symptoms to reaching diagnosis and subsequent patient outcomes and control of community transmission.
December 16, 2015 | Research News
Despite growth, native advertising is still difficult for consumers to recognize
The appearance of online editorial content and native, or paid, advertising is blurred in the minds of consumers, according to a research study from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
December 9, 2015 | Research News
Depressed Pinterest users suffer from lack of positive messages, UGA study finds
Despite the large number of posts on visual social media platforms that suggest—and fuel—depressing or suicidal thoughts, there aren't many for users to read and share that would help them cope with their mental state more proactively, a University of Georgia study finds.
November 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host fourth annual conference on Africa, its diaspora
The African Studies Institute at the University of Georgia presents the Fourth Annual International Conference on Africa and Its Diaspora—AICAID 2015—from Wednesday, Nov. 11, to Friday, Nov. 13, at the UGA Center for Continuing Education. The theme for the conference is "Youth, Technology and Knowledge Expansion in Africa and Its Diaspora."
October 27, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Debate teams win Vanderbilt college debate tournament
The Georgia Debate Union, which organizes and fields competitive policy debate teams at the University of Georgia, emerged victorious at the 2015 Vanderbilt intercollegiate debate tournament held in Nashville, Tennessee. The tournament featured over 50 teams from nearly 20 colleges and universities. Two teams representing the Georgia Debate Union "closed out" in finals, meaning they won each respective side of their elimination round brackets and tied for first place at the tournament.
October 21, 2015 | Research News
The power of thank you: UGA research links gratitude to positive marital outcomes
A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research.
October 6, 2015 | Research News
Research reveals new clues about how humans become tool users
New research from the University of Georgia department of psychology gives researchers a unique glimpse at how humans develop an ability to use tools in childhood while nonhuman primates—such as capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees—remain only occasional tool users.