Culture / Living
July 29, 2014 | General News
Yana Cornish named new director of education abroad
Yana Cornish has been named the new director of education abroad for the University of Georgia's Office of International Education. Her appointment is effective Aug. 18.
July 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA pharmacy students to hold tobacco cessation sessions
Registration is now open for the fall tobacco cessation sessions offered by students in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. The UGA campus will be tobacco free starting Oct. 1. This includes all cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
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 28, 2014 | Research News
$7 million in grant funding helps support research on health of Georgia youth
A team of scientists in the University of Georgia's Center for Family Research has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health providing more than $7 million to lay the foundation for prevention programs designed to improve the health and well-being of young rural African Americans in Georgia.
July 25, 2014 | General News
Media Advisory: UGA President Jere W. Morehead to visit Augusta on July 29
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will visit a dental studio that has received assistance from the UGA Small Business Development Center during a trip to Augusta on July 29.
July 24, 2014 | General News
Search committee named to seek vice president for instruction at UGA
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a search committee to begin a national search to fill the position of vice president for instruction.
July 17, 2014 | General News
UGA posts record-breaking fundraising year
The University of Georgia concluded its best fundraising year in history on June 30, posting $126.4 million in new gifts and commitments for the 2014 fiscal year. This total reflects an 8 percent increase over last year's total of $117.3 million and marks only the second year that private giving to the university has exceeded $120 million.
July 16, 2014 | Research News
Magnetically controlled nanoparticles enhance stroke treatment
Researchers at the University of Georgia and their collaborators have developed a new technique to enhance stroke treatment that uses magnetically controlled nanomotors to rapidly transport a clot-busting drug to potentially life-threatening blockages in blood vessels.
July 16, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Skidaway Institute intern wins research prize for study of dolphins
July 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA Theatre, Classic City Stage Company to present ‘Mafia on Prozac’
The University of Georgia's department of theatre and film studies will present the Classic City Stage Company's "Mafia on Prozac," the hit off-Broadway comedy by Edward Allan Baker, July 23-25 at 8 p.m. in the Cellar Theatre of the Fine Arts Building.
July 16, 2014 | General News
UGA ranks first in international study for scholarship in public administration research
The public administration program within the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs placed number one for international scholarly output based on quality and productivity in a recent study from the Journal of Public Affairs Education.
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.
July 11, 2014 | General News
Georgia Museum of Art’s Museum Mix to focus on music that inspired Pylon
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Museum Mix is held three times yearly and includes a DJ, snacks and refreshments, with all of the museum's galleries open until midnight.
July 9, 2014 | Events on Campus
Georgia Review plans release party for Summer 2014 issue
The Georgia Review will celebrate its Summer 2014 issue release with readings by poet Alice Friman, prose writer John Brown Spiers and poet Thibault Raoult on July 18 at 7 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave.