May 6, 2013 | Events on Campus
5,255 students eligible to graduate at spring UGA Commencement ceremonies
Approximately 4,164 undergraduates and 1,091 graduate students—a total of 5,255—are eligible to walk in the University of Georgia's spring Commencement ceremonies on May 10.
April 18, 2013 | General News
Planets in Kepler-37 star system designated ‘UGA-1785’ by NASA
The nation's first state-chartered university recently became the world's first to have a star system named after it.
April 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
NBC’s Al Roker to give rescheduled Holmes-Hunter Lecture April 25
The University of Georgia's 2013 Holmes-Hunter Lecture has been rescheduled for April 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. Originally slated for Feb. 8, the talk featuring NBC's "Today" show weatherman Al Roker was postposed due to severe weather conditions in the Northeast, which prevented Roker's travel to Georgia.
April 8, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to hold a reception honoring President and Mrs. Adams
A reception honoring President Michael F. and Mary Adams for their service to the University of Georgia will be held April 24 from 4-6 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. This event is open to the public, and members of the university and Athens area communities are invited to attend.
April 3, 2013 | General News
UGA employees to be given a ‘parking holiday’ in May
The University of Georgia has announced plans for a "parking holiday" to be awarded to faculty and staff for the month of May. The one-time, one-month holiday is made possible by using parking profits from the Jason Aldean concert to be held April 13 in Sanford Stadium.
March 25, 2013 | Events on Campus
Saxby Chambliss to headline UGA’s spring undergraduate commencement
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., will take the podium May 10 in Sanford Stadium for the University of Georgia's undergraduate Commencement. The spring ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. and will recognize Mary Frances Early, UGA's first African-American graduate, with an honorary doctor of laws degree.
March 22, 2013 | Research News
Biotech expert to discuss future of discovery March 28
Rapid advances in biology are already changing the ways we practice medicine, grow food and create fuels to power our cars and homes, but these are just the first steps in what will become a biotechnology revolution, according to Raymond McCauley, a scientist, engineer and entrepreneur slated to speak at the University of Georgia.
March 12, 2013 | General News
UGA residence hall to be named in honor of former Gov. George D. Busbee
The East Campus Village on the University of Georgia's campus will soon have a new addition to its named residence halls. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted today to approve the naming of Building 1512 after the late Gov. George D. Busbee.
February 20, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics during March
In recognition of the 2013 national Women's History Month theme "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination—Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics," the University of Georgia Institute for Women's Studies will sponsor numerous events in March.
February 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA Cabinet meeting and media briefing Feb. 20
The University of Georgia Cabinet will conduct its regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. in the Peabody Board Room of the Administration Building.
February 18, 2013 | General News
Tybee residents invited to participate in sea level rise, coastal flooding preparations
Tybee Island residents and municipal leaders will get an update on ways to plan for increased flooding due to sea level rise and more frequent and severe storm surges at a public meeting scheduled next month and facilitated by researchers from the University of Georgia.
February 15, 2013 | Events on Campus
South African journalist, publisher and DJ Ntone Edjabe to speak at UGA
Ntone Edjabe, founding editor of the pan-African literary and political journal Chimurenga, will speak on "Diagnosing the Chimurenga Chronic" Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. The lecture is part of the Global Georgia Initiative, a series of lectures and conversations organized by the UGA Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
February 13, 2013 | General News
UGA leads inaugural SEC Symposium on renewable energy
Experts from all of the Southeastern Conference's 14 universities joined with representatives from industry and government in Atlanta Feb. 10-12 at the inaugural SEC Symposium, a meeting designed to forge new collaborations among universities, and to share the research and innovation of SEC institutions with the outside world.
February 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: UGA Holmes-Hunter Lecture postponed
Due to deteriorating weather conditions in the Northeast, NBC's Today Show weatherman Al Roker will be unable to travel to the University of Georgia to deliver the Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. The lecture has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
January 31, 2013 | General News
Arbor Day Foundation gives UGA its third Tree Campus USA designation
From the towering old oaks on North Campus to new maples gracing the landscape to the south, the University of Georgia's acreage is teeming with trees. Because of the university's continued commitment to maintaining and adding new foliage, the Arbor Day Foundation has named UGA a Tree Campus USA for the third year in a row.