February 27, 2015 | Research News
UGA receives $1.7 million USDA grant to improve nutrition in Georgia
A team of University of Georgia researchers, led by a faculty member in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve the nutritional habits of low-income Georgians.
February 27, 2015 | General News
UGA dedicates residential learning facility in Washington, D.C.
Pockets of snow dotted Delta Hall's front lawn on Thursday, Feb. 26, as the University of Georgia dedicated its new permanent residential learning facility in the heart of Capitol Hill.
February 25, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine to host annual open house on April 3
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine's annual open house will be held April 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exotic animal displays, horseback-riding demonstrations, a parade of dog breeds and limited tours of the new UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital are a few of the activities that will be featured at the event.
February 23, 2015 | General News
Experiential learning enables UGA students to create e-book about millennials in public relations
The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication prides itself in giving students both in-class instruction and professional career opportunities. For two public relations classes in the Grady College, that means interviewing industry professionals and creating an e-book.
February 18, 2015 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: Georgia’s first Youth Ocean Conservation Summit to be held Feb. 28
Fifty middle and high school students from states across the Southeast will learn how to successfully implement ocean conservation projects in their local communities as part of Georgia's first Youth Ocean Conservation Summit Feb. 28 at the University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
February 18, 2015 | General News
Scholarship established in honor of former UGA School of Law Dean Rebecca White
The University of Georgia School of Law established the Rebecca Hanner White Scholarship, named in honor of White, who recently stepped down as the leader of the school after more than 11 years of service.
February 16, 2015 | Events on Campus
USG Regent Sachin Shailendra to share career with UGA engineering students
Sachin Shailendra, a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, will share his career highlights when he addresses the University of Georgia student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers on Feb. 18 from 5:45-7 p.m. in Driftmier Auditorium, 597 D.W. Brooks Drive.
February 16, 2015 | Research News
UGA’s Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute receives $1.9 million grant
The University of Georgia's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute recently received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, positioning it as a National Resource Center for Latin American Studies. Over the next four years, LACSI will leverage the grant to offer student fellowships and facilitate further education, outreach and research initiatives in Georgia and across the U.S.
February 11, 2015 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia to host Health Professions Fair
The Premedical Studies Program invites University of Georgia students and alumni to attend the first Health Professions Fair March 5 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.
February 10, 2015 | General News
Search committee named to seek UGA-Griffin director
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of assistant provost and campus director at UGA-Griffin.
February 10, 2015 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia Pre-Law Advising Office hosts panel sessions for students
The Pre-Law Advising Office is providing an opportunity for University of Georgia students and alumni to ask questions at two discussion panels with law schools from across the Southeast. The discussions will be held on Feb. 17 and 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. in Room 214 of the Miller Learning Center.
February 9, 2015 | General News
UGA forms statewide partnership to create training program for beginning farmers
Starting in October, a new training program will offer beginning and young farmers crash courses in business planning, vegetable and fruit production and goat husbandry to provide them with a strong foundation to help grow their new businesses.
February 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
Summer Academy at UGA makes learning fun for older children
Registration for University of Georgia Summer Academy camps for middle and high school students begins Feb. 11.
February 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
Conference features latest research from UGA’s College of Education
Faculty and graduate students from the University of Georgia College of Education will show the public their latest research at the 2015 Faculty and Graduate Student Research Conference, which will be held Feb. 13 from 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
February 6, 2015 | Events on Campus
New programming aims to ease the transition to UGA for transfer students
The Tate Student Center has launched a new initiative designed to help transfer students succeed at the University of Georgia. Dubbed the Transfer Student Experience, the initiative links transfer students with each other and with faculty, staff and administrators to help form a seamless adjustment to campus.