April 16, 2014 | General News
UGA announces series of initiatives to enhance learning environment
The University of Georgia will launch a series of new and expanded initiatives to enhance the academic experience of students and position them for success during their time at UGA and beyond, President Jere W. Morehead announced today.
April 11, 2014 | Events on Campus
Symposium looks to past, present, future of music in Athens
The Athens Music Project will hold its first symposium April 17 from 4-8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia.
April 9, 2014 | Events on Campus
Georgia Virtual History Project explores Sapelo’s diverse histories
The Georgia Virtual History Project and the University of Georgia Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will present Seen/Unseen: Sapelo, a public reception featuring a preview of the GVHP's multimedia project on McIntosh County, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave.
April 7, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Engineering to host student innovation award, NASA hackathon
As part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week activities at the University of Georgia, the College of Engineering will sponsor the first Thinc. Prize for Innovation on April 14 and will host the International Space Apps Challenge April 12-13.
February 25, 2014 | General News
Get active, Georgians! UGA’s Walk Georgia launches spring session for state residents
Walk Georgia is enabling state residents to take steps, literally, to improve their health. While the spring session of this University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program has started, it's not too late to join in; registration for the 12-week Walk Georgia session continues through March 10.
February 5, 2014 | General News
St. Mary’s to host GRU/UGA Medical Partnership residents beginning 2015
The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership and St. Mary's Health Care System, received accreditation on Jan. 28 in the final step toward becoming Athens' first medical residency program.
November 25, 2013 | General News
Teach to Learn brings CCSD science teachers to UGA science labs
Thirteen Clarke County School District middle and high school science teachers, along with five UGA College of Education master's students, will visit UGA science labs and meet with 10 science faculty from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering on Dec. 4. The professional learning day on campus is a component of the Teach to Learn partnership between the College of Education and CCSD.
November 13, 2013 | Research News
UGA’s capuchin monkeys retiring to Florida’s Jungle Friends in 2014
Over the past 17 years, seven tufted capuchin monkeys at the University of Georgia have given scientists new insights into cognition and behavior not only of primates, but also humans. In spring 2014, the monkeys are retiring to Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary, in Gainesville, Fla., a lush property that's home to more than 100 New World monkeys.
November 11, 2013 | General News
UGA professor, high school student team up to create organic chemistry app
The second organic chemistry course a college student takes is often referred to as the "gateway to medical school" because students must learn, synthesize and use knowledge in a rapid fashion to make decisions, much like a doctor.
November 4, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to hold investiture ceremony for its 22nd president
Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia will celebrate the investiture of Jere W. Morehead, the institution's 22nd president, on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. in the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall on UGA's East Campus. The public is invited to attend.
November 1, 2013 | General News
University of Georgia to award President’s Medal to honor former employees
The University of Georgia will award an inaugural President's Medal to recognize longstanding, extraordinary contributions of former employees who have supported deserving students and meaningful academic programs, advanced research that creatively explored solutions for the challenges of the times and inspired community leaders to engage in enhancing the quality of life of Georgians through their support of UGA.
September 30, 2013 | General News
Sea Grant, UGA help communities plan for future
Georgia Sea Grant, a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and North Carolina Sea Grant are launching a project to help St. Marys and Hyde County, N.C., plan for sea level rise, increased coastal flooding and intensified storm surges.
September 12, 2013 | General News
UGA President Morehead to serve on Committee of Research Intensive Public Universities
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will help lead a committee charged with developing a national agenda for public research intensive universities. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities announced the creation of the Committee of Research Intensive Public Universities to advise the association on key initiatives and policies.
August 30, 2013 | Research News
New UGA Faculty Research Clusters to focus on humanities, arts
The University of Georgia's Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts launched its new Faculty Research Clusters initiative at a public reception Aug. 29 in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The program supports groups of faculty organized to address large-scale humanities and arts questions in partnership with colleagues from allied departments, colleges, centers and institutes.
August 19, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA to hold investiture ceremony for its 22nd president
The investiture of Jere W. Morehead as the 22nd president of the University of Georgia will be Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. in the Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall on the UGA campus. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby are among the dignitaries who will participate in the ceremony, which will be streamed live on the uga.edu website and broadcast live on Channel 15 of the university and Charter cable systems.