November 16, 2015 | Honors & Awards
House minority leader to speak at UGA Freedom Breakfast
Stacey Y. Abrams, House minority leader for the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for the 89th House District, will give the keynote address for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
November 10, 2015 | General News
UGA to launch inclusive, post-secondary education program in 2017
Students with intellectual or developmental disabilities will soon be able to enjoy the full University of Georgia experience with the launch of a new inclusive post-secondary education program, Destination Dawgs, beginning in spring 2017.
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."
September 30, 2015 | General News
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation provided scholarships to more than 100 UGA students
To honor the immense generosity of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, a luncheon was held on the University of Georgia campus Sept. 28.
September 25, 2015 | General News
Nominations sought for the Fulfilling the Dream Award
Nominations are being sought for the President's Fulfilling the Dream Award, which recognizes individuals in the University of Georgia and Athens-Clarke County community who have worked to make Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality and justice a reality. Nominations are due by Oct. 30.
September 24, 2015 | Research News
Asians, Hispanics driving U.S. economy forward, according to UGA study
Growth in the U.S. market is increasingly driven by Hispanic and Asian consumers, to the tune of nearly $2 trillion per year. That's one takeaway from the 2015 Multicultural Economy report from the University of Georgia's Selig Center for Economic Growth.
September 23, 2015 | Events on Campus
Sixth Women and Girls in Georgia Conference at UGA to focus on sustainability
The Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia is hosting its sixth conference on Women and Girls in Georgia Oct. 9-10 in the Zell B. Miller Learning Center.
September 18, 2015 | Events on Campus
Tickets for Alice Walker’s Oct. 15 talk at Morton Theatre available Sept. 28
Tickets for "A Conversation with Alice Walker" on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Morton Theatre will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, through the theatre's box office, 195 W. Washington St.
September 15, 2015 | Honors & Awards
University of Georgia receives national diversity award for second consecutive year
The University of Georgia has received national recognition for its efforts to foster an inclusive, diverse campus for the second year in a row as a 2015 recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.
August 31, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA alumna, civil rights attorney to present lecture ‘I Am Trayvon Martin’
The University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies will present "I Am Trayvon Martin: Hoodies Up-How One Case Changed a Nation and Ignited the World." The lecture by UGA alumna and civil rights advocate Jasmine Rand will be Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. in the UGA Chapel.
May 7, 2015 | Events on Campus
Dramatic story of an escape from slavery to be subject of a May 18 talk
Barbara McCaskill, an associate professor of English at the University of Georgia, will speak on "The Rise and Fall of William and Ellen Craft, Fugitives from Slavery in Georgia" May 18 at 3 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
March 26, 2015 | Events on Campus
Juana María Rodríguez to deliver 21st annual Coley Lecture at UGA
Juana María Rodríguez, professor of gender and women's studies at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the 21st annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
March 24, 2015 | General News
President and Provost launch Women’s Leadership Initiative
In the latest in a series of efforts to foster gender equity at the University of Georgia, President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten have launched an initiative to enhance the representation of women in leadership roles on campus.
March 23, 2015 | Events on Campus
Michael Thurmond to deliver Mary Frances Early Lecture April 1
Michael L. Thurmond, the superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, will deliver the 15th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 1 at 3 p.m. in the Tate Theater on the University of Georgia campus. The event is free and open to the public.
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.