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 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 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 8, 2015 | Events on Campus
Test of the UGAAlert System – July 9, 2015
On Thursday, July 9, at 10:15 a.m., a full test of the UGAAlert emergency notification system will be conducted. This test of the UGAAlert system is necessary due to the recent transition to a new emergency notification system provider.
July 7, 2015 | General News
Record-breaking year: UGA fundraising hits ‘unprecedented level’
A record-breaking number of contributors—63,784 at final count—led the University of Georgia to its best fundraising year in history.
June 25, 2015 | General News
UGA breaks ground on new turfgrass research and education facilities
More than 200 people gathered June 24 for a groundbreaking ceremony that brought new turfgrass research and education facilities on the University of Georgia's campuses in Griffin, Tifton and Athens one step closer to completion.
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 19, 2015 | General News
Morehead’s UGA in Washington visit includes time with Science Coalition
Among the close-knit group of University of Georgia alumni in Washington, D.C., mid-June signals the coming of one of UGA's biggest events outside the state of Georgia: the annual UGA in Washington reception held in the East Hall of historic Union Station. Attended by more than 500 people—ranging from congressmen, senators and their staffs to area alumni living in Virginia and Maryland—this event showcases UGA's prominence in our nation's capital.
June 16, 2015 | Research News
University of Georgia ranks among top 100 universities worldwide for US patents
The University of Georgia is ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide for the number of U.S. utility patents granted in 2014, according to a list released today by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
June 3, 2015 | General News
UGA president establishes experiential learning scholarship fund
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead is continuing his commitment to students through another personal contribution establishing a scholarship fund designed to help undergraduates participate in the university's new initiative on experiential learning.
May 26, 2015 | General News
UGA Athletic Association giving $1 million for experiential learning
The University of Georgia Athletic Association will establish a $1 million endowment to support the university's new experiential learning initiative. The association's board of directors approved the contribution during its spring meeting.
May 19, 2015 | General News
UGA president to co-chair University System of Georgia task force on alcohol, substance abuse
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced today a new Alcohol and Substance Abuse Task Force that will review and develop recommendations related to alcohol and substance abuse at the system's 30 public colleges and universities.
May 4, 2015 | Events on Campus
5,600-plus will join ranks of UGA alums after spring 2015 Commencement
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni on May 8. Approximately 4,488 undergraduates and 1,179 graduate students—a total of 5,667—have met requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 4, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA Commencement logistics: Temporary platform, severe weather plan
The University of Georgia will see increased traffic around certain areas of campus this upcoming week as it gears up for its spring Commencement ceremonies.
April 27, 2015 | General News
Noted NMR, metabolomics researcher Art Edison named GRA Eminent Scholar at UGA
One of the leading experts on nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, a powerful non-invasive technology used to study biological systems, and metabolomics, an emerging field that offers scientists a broader understanding of life processes, is joining the faculty at the University of Georgia as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.