April 26, 2017 | General News
Winners announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program
Twelve faculty teams at the University of Georgia have been selected to receive research awards through the institution's Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program. More than 150 faculty teams submitted research proposals to this competitive program.
April 25, 2017 | General News
UGA receives $1 million NSF grant to extend STEM minority program
The University of Georgia will launch a new program to increase underrepresented minority enrollment in graduate programs in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
April 3, 2017 | General News
$1.5 million gift enhances UGA’s proactive alcohol education
The University of Georgia will enhance its alcohol education and prevention programs thanks to a $1.5 million gift from Jack and Nancy Fontaine of Houston, Texas. The donation is their latest in nearly $6 million of support to the Fontaine Center for alcohol awareness and education since the center's establishment 11 years ago.
March 30, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Experiencing research: Undergraduates set to present findings at annual CURO Symposium
From spectator injuries at baseball games to invasive garlic mustard plants in forested areas, more than 550 University of Georgia undergraduates are gearing up to share their research findings at the annual CURO Symposium April 3-4 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.
March 20, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Cellular biology professor Rick Tarleton named Regents’ Professor at UGA
Rick Tarleton, Distinguished Research Professor and University of georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor in Biological Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named Regents' Professor, effective July 1.
March 13, 2017 | Events on Campus
Middle school gardens grow, with some help from UGA
When Wick Prichard arrived at Clarke Middle School in 2014, his goal as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the University of Georgia was to turn the sustainability lessons he'd been teaching at summer camps into a daily curriculum.
March 13, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Public health professor Cham Dallas named University Professor at UGA
Cham Dallas, professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health and director of the Institute for Disaster Management, has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia beyond their normal academic responsibilities.
February 23, 2017 | Events on Campus
Trailblazers honored during Women’s History Month
In recognition of the 2017 national Women's History Month theme "Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business," the Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia will be sponsoring numerous programs in March.
February 21, 2017 | General News
Lisa K. Nolan named dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lisa K. Nolan, a veteran educator, administrator and scholar of diseases that affect animal and human health, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.
February 21, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA named a top producer of Fulbright students, scholars
The University of Georgia's 15 Fulbright students and six Fulbright scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year have landed it among the top producing Fulbright institutions in the country-the first time the university has been named to the collective top students and scholars list.
February 20, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Three faculty members receive Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Three University of Georgia faculty members have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university's highest early career teaching honor.
February 16, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Joe Watson appointed Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professor of Public Affairs Communications
The University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has appointed Joseph Watson, Jr. as the first Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professor of Public Affairs Communications.
February 8, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA recognized by AACSB International as an innovator in business education
A women's initiative for students in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business was commended as an "innovation that inspires" by AACSB International, the largest business education network and accrediting organization in the world.
February 1, 2017 | General News
Matthew Auer named dean of UGA School of Public and International Affairs
Matthew Auer, a veteran administrator and policy scholar, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs.
January 31, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Student Affairs grants encourage innovative faculty research partnerships
Three University of Georgia research projects have been named as the inaugural recipients of the Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the division in campus research.