May 23, 2016 | Research News
Study finds childhood fitness reduces long-term cardiovascular risks of childhood obesity
A new study from a group of international researchers has identified a potentially effective tool to reduce the long-term health risks of childhood obesity: aerobic exercise.
May 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
5,552 students eligible for graduation in UGA’s 2016 spring Commencement ceremonies
On Friday, the University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 9, 2016 | General News
Now 10 years old, UGA service-learning continues to grow
Service-learning was happening at the University of Georgia a decade ago.
May 6, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA engineering student Scotty Smith receives Department of Energy fellowship
University of Georgia engineering student Scotty Smith has been named a 2016 Nuclear Energy University Program Fellow by the U.S. Department of Energy. The scholarships of $155,000 over three years are awarded annually to graduate students in engineering and science programs.
May 3, 2016 | General News
UGA, Italian university partner for first-of-its-kind program in sustainable agriculture
To promote collaboration on some of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with the University of Padova in Italy for a groundbreaking dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture.
April 25, 2016 | General News
UGA Student Alumni Council spearheads successful Senior Signature campaign
The University of Georgia Student Alumni Council recently led efforts to complete a record Senior Signature fundraising campaign, securing $85,550-the second highest total in Senior Signature history.
April 20, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Honors student to present research on Capitol Hill
Erin Hollander, a junior Honors student majoring in biochemistry and genetics at the University of Georgia, was one of 60 presenters selected out of hundreds of applicants from institutions across the country to present her research at the nation's capital during the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event held in Washington, D.C., on April 19-20.
April 18, 2016 | General News
Georgia 4-H turns to oysters, volunteers to combat erosion on Tybee Island
This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.
April 12, 2016 | General News
UGA launches Terry Women’s Initiative
The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.
April 11, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Fulbright scholars reach for the stars in Germany, explore the coast in Chile
University of Georgia faculty participating in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Core Fulbright Scholar and Fulbright Specialist programs evaluated the impact of rural nursing in Ecuador, brought research on telenovelas to universities in Chile, and will examine the coast and teach about invasive species in Chile, and examine the nature of galactic gas clouds and their relationship to the cosmic web.
April 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Ohio State’s Mollie Blackburn to deliver 22nd annual Coley Lecture at UGA
Mollie Blackburn, a professor of teaching and learning and sexuality studies at Ohio State University, will deliver the 22nd annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium in the Georgia Museum of Art.
April 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA-sponsored science fair sends winners to international competition
Thirty-seven participants in the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair will move on to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, including Pinnacle Award winner Animesh Koratana of Northview High School.
April 7, 2016 | General News
Michele Howard named associate vice president for student affairs
Michele Howard, currently director of early college programs for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been named associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Georgia.
April 6, 2016 | General News
Jared Pacileo named senior coordinator for Greek Life
Jared Pacileo has been named senior coordinator for Greek Life and advisor to the Interfraternity Council at the University of Georgia. Pacileo's appointment is effective June 1.
April 5, 2016 | Events on Campus
Athens to hold ‘Blue and You’ police-community forum to foster dialogue
Athens-area youths ages 12-19, their parents and caregivers and representatives from local youth development organizations are invited to participate in an upcoming Blue and You Police-Community Forum. The forum is designed to foster dialogue between youths and members of the local law enforcement community.