July 17, 2014 | General News
UGA posts record-breaking fundraising year
The University of Georgia concluded its best fundraising year in history on June 30, posting $126.4 million in new gifts and commitments for the 2014 fiscal year. This total reflects an 8 percent increase over last year's total of $117.3 million and marks only the second year that private giving to the university has exceeded $120 million.
July 16, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Skidaway Institute intern wins research prize for study of dolphins
July 16, 2014 | General News
UGA ranks first in international study for scholarship in public administration research
The public administration program within the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs placed number one for international scholarly output based on quality and productivity in a recent study from the Journal of Public Affairs Education.
July 14, 2014 | General News
Media advisory: Pulaski County championship basketball game to be played July 16 at UGA
The University of Georgia Office of Institutional Diversity and Archway Partnership will host the 2014 LIFE League Hawkinsville/Pulaski County Basketball Championship Game Day July 16 at UGA's Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities.
July 9, 2014 | General News
$2 million grant to help UGA math department attract, train more students
Behind every facet of digital communication is a well-trained mathematician, and the University of Georgia mathematics department is on the front lines of training for this ever-increasing field of employment. One recent grant award will ensure that mathematics education advances at the university.
July 7, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA political science department to host national conference
The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will hold the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology on July 24-26 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. The meeting is being hosted by UGA's department of political science.
July 1, 2014 | General News
UGA launches online Bachelor of Business Administration program
The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has launched an Online Bachelor of Business Administration Program aimed at full-time employees, military personnel and others looking to upgrade their business skills.
June 30, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA chemistry graduate awarded Merck Fellowship
Robert J. Gilliard Jr., a 2014 doctoral graduate of the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of chemistry, has been awarded a UNCF/Merck Foundation Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship. The award provides $92,000 and includes a stipend, research grant and travel funds for up to two years of fellowship tenure.
June 30, 2014 | General News
University of Georgia Foundation board elects new trustees
The University of Georgia Foundation elected four new trustees and welcomed five new ex officio board members at their just concluded annual meeting on St. Simons Island. In addition, the board accorded emeritus trustee status to four outgoing members. The changes take effect on July 1.
June 24, 2014 | General News
UGA offers yearlong certificate program in comparative medical illustration
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a yearlong certificate program designed to teach medical illustrators the fine art of veterinary illustration.
June 20, 2014 | General News
UGA statistics department, State Farm partner on new graduate program
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of statistics and State Farm Insurance Companies will cooperate on a new program beginning this fall that will partner students pursuing a master's degree in statistics with the Fortune 50 company.
June 19, 2014 | Honors & Awards
High school students learn hands-on journalism during Georgia Journalism Academy
Judy Stubblefield of North Cobb High School was named the top student by teachers and fellow students at the 32nd annual Georgia Journalism Academy, held June 8-14 at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
June 17, 2014 | General News
Toby Graham named head of UGA Libraries
Toby Graham, who has served in a variety of leadership roles at the University of Georgia Libraries for more than a decade, has been named university librarian and associate provost following a national search, Provost Pamela Whitten announced today.
June 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school alumni association presents highest honor to Morehead, Knox
The University of Georgia School of Law's alumni association recently presented UGA President Jere W. Morehead and Augusta attorney Wyckliffe "Wyck" A. Knox Jr. with its Distinguished Service Scroll Award.
June 11, 2014 | General News
REFOCUS initiative to connect veteran scientists, grade school students
University of Georgia science, technology, engineering and math education advocates have launched a new program to help veteran scientists and engineers share their love of science with the next generation.