January 30, 2015 | General News
Gregg Allman endows scholarship to UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music
A sold-out house at the Georgia Theatre greeted University of Georgia senior Katie Black in early January as she walked onstage with Gregg Allman. Her job was simple—introduce the legendary rock and blues musician prior to his first performance in Athens and thank him for establishing a scholarship that will help fund the remainder of her time at UGA.
January 27, 2015 | Events on Campus
Public education advocate to speak at UGA Chapel
Anthony Cody, a leading advocate and author for public education will speak on "Local Schools, National Policies: Who's Listening?" Feb. 4 at 5:15 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 22, 2015 | Research News
$1.2 million grant helps make third-grade science ‘purrfectly’ fun
A team of researchers in the University of Georgia College of Education is creating the next generation of science curriculum, using touch screens, digital animation and storyboards, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
January 12, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate 230th anniversary with series of Founders Day events
The University of Georgia will observe its 230th anniversary in 2015, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 13th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel.
January 8, 2015 | General News
UGA Media Archives improves access to rare Nixon interview footage
The University of Georgia Libraries is using new technology to improve access to more than 30 hours of rare videotaped interviews with former President Richard M. Nixon.
January 8, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host ‘Colleges in Your Backyard’ on Jan. 18
High school representatives, students and their parents can learn about the college admissions process and how to apply for scholarships and financial aid at the sixth annual "Colleges in Your Backyard" event hosted by the University of Georgia Office of Undergraduate Admissions Jan. 18 from 3-5 p.m. in the fifth floor Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center at UGA.
January 6, 2015 | General News
UGA launches low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Narrative Media Writing
This fall, the University of Georgia will become the first major research institution to offer a low-residency Master of Fine Arts degree in Narrative Media Writing. Featuring concentrations in narrative nonfiction and screenwriting, the five-semester program is geared toward experienced writers who are interested in taking their careers to the next level.
January 5, 2015 | Events on Campus
Registration open for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine’s VetCAMP 2015
Thanks to the University of Georgia's VetCAMP program, high school students have the opportunity to explore the field of veterinary medicine before they start college classes.
December 19, 2014 | General News
Award-winning curriculum blends hall of famers and exercise
A growing number of children around the state are learning about the benefits of exercise, sports and the Georgia stars who excel at it thanks to curriculum developed by professors at the University of Georgia College of Education.
December 17, 2014 | General News
UGA’s Grady College climbs to second place in top journalism school ranking
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication was named one of the top two journalism schools in the country according to an annual survey by TVWeek.com and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
December 15, 2014 | Research News
UGA, Emory collaborate to leverage strengths in infectious disease research
The University of Georgia and Emory University are strengthening their collaborations to elevate the position of the Atlanta-Athens corridor as a national hub for infectious disease research.
December 15, 2014 | Research News
Mobile-based exam technology gets its own test at UGA
A new partnership between the University of Georgia and the South Korean technology start-up North Star Developer's Village, or NSDevil, will give professors access to a new kind of testing technology for mobile devices, all while gathering information that can help enhance education around the world.
December 9, 2014 | General News
UGA launches crowdfunding platform, exceeds goal for #GivingTuesday
The University of Georgia recently launched a new crowdfunding platform called the GeorgiaFunder, which aims to raise relatively small donations from a large group of people to directly benefit UGA programs and organizations.
December 3, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers to assess U.S. Department of Defense schools’ gifted education program
A team of researchers from the University of Georgia College of Education has received a one-year, $360,000 cooperative agreement to assess gifted education programs in U.S. Department of Defense schools around the world.
December 1, 2014 | Research News
UGA study finds it’s mean boys, not mean girls, who rule at school
Debunking the myth of the "mean girl," new research from the University of Georgia has found that boys use relational aggression—malicious rumors, social exclusion and rejection—to harm or manipulate others more often than girls.