November 12, 2015 | General News
First Chambliss Fellows program dinner raises $350,000-plus for student scholarships
Students at the University of Georgia will have the opportunity to intern as Chambliss Fellows in Washington, D.C., thanks to scholarship funds raised during the first Chambliss Leadership Forum dinner held Nov. 10 in Atlanta.
November 10, 2015 | General News
UGA to launch inclusive, post-secondary education program in 2017
Students with intellectual or developmental disabilities will soon be able to enjoy the full University of Georgia experience with the launch of a new inclusive post-secondary education program, Destination Dawgs, beginning in spring 2017.
October 28, 2015 | General News
Arthur Tripp Jr. named assistant to the president at UGA
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will welcome Arthur Tripp Jr. to his staff on Nov. 11 as assistant to the president. Tripp currently serves as senior policy adviser for Rep. David Scott, who represents Georgia's 13th Congressional District in Washington, D.C.
October 23, 2015 | Events on Campus
World Food Prize laureate to give 2015 D.W. Brooks Lecture at UGA
Sanjaya Rajaram, who spent his career breeding more sustainable and productive wheat varieties, will visit the University of Georgia on Tuesday, Nov. 10, to deliver the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' annual D.W. Brooks Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Center for Continuing Education.
October 15, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Blue Key Honor Society to recognize five with service, young alumni awards
The University of Georgia will honor five individuals at its annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Banquet Friday, Nov. 6, at the UGA Center for Continuing Education. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the dinner and program to follow at 7:30 p.m.
October 14, 2015 | General News
Ryan Seacrest to headline UGA’s spring Commencement ceremony, receive honorary degree
When Ryan Seacrest takes the stage for the University of Georgia's spring Commencement ceremony on May 13, 2016, in Sanford Stadium, he will have two tasks—inspire a new class of UGA alumni and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the university he attended as a freshman.
October 8, 2015 | Events on Campus
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta CEO to give fall Commencement address at UGA
Donna W. Hyland, president and chief executive officer of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address at the University of Georgia on Friday, Dec. 18, in Stegeman Coliseum. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the graduate ceremony to follow at 2:30 p.m.
October 8, 2015 | General News
Campaign for Charities kicks off pledge drive
October 8, 2015 | General News
Former provost gives $500,000 to UGA College of Public Health
The University of Georgia College of Public Health has received a $500,000 gift to create the Karen and Jim Holbrook Distinguished Professorship and an endowed fellowship to support graduate students in the global health field.
September 30, 2015 | General News
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation provided scholarships to more than 100 UGA students
To honor the immense generosity of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, a luncheon was held on the University of Georgia campus Sept. 28.
September 29, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to hold fourth annual State of Public Health Conference Oct. 6
The fourth annual State of Public Health Conference, hosted by the University of Georgia College of Public Health, will be held Oct. 6 beginning at 9 a.m. in the UGA Hotel and Conference Center.
September 18, 2015 | Events on Campus
Tickets for Alice Walker’s Oct. 15 talk at Morton Theatre available Sept. 28
Tickets for "A Conversation with Alice Walker" on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Morton Theatre will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, through the theatre's box office, 195 W. Washington St.
September 17, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Public Health to celebrate 10th anniversary
In honor of its 10th anniversary, the University of Georgia's College of Public Health will welcome students, alumni and community guests to the UGA Health Sciences Campus Oct. 5. A full slate of afternoon events open to the public will be punctuated by a 5 p.m. program and reception at Miller Parade Grounds.
September 15, 2015 | General News
UGA Athletic Association helps ‘recruit and retain the very best faculty’
The University of Georgia Athletic Association is playing a leading role in the university's effort to increase the number of endowed faculty positions.
September 14, 2015 | General News
UGA seeking nominations for 2016 President’s Medal
The University of Georgia will award the 2016 President's Medal to recognize the 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 the university.