July 27, 2015 | General News
UGA to reduce class sizes by hiring faculty, adding more than 300 course sections
In the latest in a series of steps to enhance the learning environment, the University of Georgia is investing $4.4 million to reduce class sizes by hiring faculty and creating more than 300 new course sections.
July 24, 2015 | General News
UGA receives $1.1 million grant to support first-generation and low-income students
The University of Georgia has received a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education grant to help support first-generation and college students from low-income families. UGA will receive funding beginning in September, distributed over the next five years under the Federal TRIO's Student Support Services Program.
July 22, 2015 | General News
Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to be Scholar in Residence at UGA
Beginning in fall semester, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow will become a Scholar in Residence at the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs. Barrow is an Athens resident with strong ties to UGA and to the Athens the community.
July 21, 2015 | General News
UGA College of Pharmacy campus in Savannah earns accreditation
Savannah, Ga. - The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy's accreditation for its Doctor of Pharmacy program has now been affirmed for its extended Southeast Georgia campus located at the St. Joseph's/Candler Health System in Savannah.
July 20, 2015 | General News
UGA’s Odum School of Ecology introduces new bachelor’s degree program
This fall, the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology will launch a new Bachelor of Arts degree in ecology.
July 17, 2015 | General News
UGA’s Scott Angle selected to lead international agricultural organization
J. Scott Angle, who has served as dean and director of the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the past decade, has announced that he will step down from his position to lead a global organization that works to alleviate hunger.
July 16, 2015 | General News
UGA launches Presidential Informatics Hiring Initiative
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten have announced a new hiring initiative focused on recruiting faculty to enhance the university's instruction and scholarship in the rapidly growing field of informatics.
July 10, 2015 | General News
Media advisory: Robotics training to give Jackson County teachers new STEM experience
Nearly three dozen teachers from the Jackson County School System will attempt to program robots to perform the duties of hospital personnel during a staged influenza pandemic as the opening exercise of the RAFTSTEM Summer Institute.
June 30, 2015 | Research News
Getting rid of bad vibrations: UGA engineers help NASA fine-tune new Space Launch System
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Engineering are helping NASA determine if a key rocket component can withstand the rigors of the next generation of space flight.
June 29, 2015 | Research News
Survey: More new graduates hired by Georgia schools
Advances in the economy are translating into more in-state opportunities for teachers graduating from the University of Georgia, according to numbers recently released by the UGA College of Education.
June 26, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA hosts national Reacting to the Past Game Development Conference
The University of Georgia will host a national conference for college faculty, administrators and graduate students that focuses on designing games as an educational tool for undergraduate students.
June 24, 2015 | General News
UGA Foundation appoints new chair, executive leadership and trustees
The University of Georgia Foundation today announced changes in leadership and board positions voted upon at its recently concluded annual meeting in St. Simons.
June 23, 2015 | General News
UGA Foundation allocates funding from budget surplus to enhance academics
The University of Georgia Foundation today announced that it is projecting a budget surplus of approximately $3.3 million for the 2015 fiscal year, which concludes June 30.
June 22, 2015 | General News
Alice Walker to visit UGA in fall as Delta Visiting Chair
The Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker to the University of Georgia as the inaugural Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding Oct. 14-15.
June 18, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA graduate student wins Singularity University scholarship for healthy business idea
University of Georgia master's student Marshall Mosher is no stranger to adventure. An avid kayaker, climber, scuba diver, snowboarder and mountain biker, he has traveled the world. Now, he wants to share that passion with others.