September 1, 2015 | Research News
UGA receives $2.99 million grant for graduate training program in disease ecology
The University of Georgia has received a five-year, $2.99 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an interdisciplinary graduate training program in disease ecology.
August 31, 2015 | General News
Georgia Informatics Institute for Research and Education takes shape at UGA
The University of Georgia is building upon its established strengths in the interdisciplinary field of informatics by creating the Georgia Informatics Institute for Research and Education.
August 26, 2015 | General News
UGA Athletic Association supports critical academic initiatives for students
While the University of Georgia faithful are gearing up to sing "glory, glory to old Georgia" this fall, hundreds of UGA students are singing the praises of the UGA Athletic Association for providing funding for their college educations.
August 20, 2015 | General News
Women’s Leadership Initiative emphasizes hiring, career development and work-life balance
The University of Georgia is rolling out its Women's Leadership Initiative with new policies and programs related to recruitment, hiring and retention, leadership and career development, and work-life balance.
August 13, 2015 | General News
UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss
Today, the University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students' exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on topics ranging from national security to foreign policy.
August 11, 2015 | Events on Campus
Native American art exhibition, ‘Return from Exile,’ starts two-year tour in Athens
For the last 500 years, and particularly since they began to be displaced and removed from their ancestral homelands, Native American tribes of what is now the Southeastern U.S. have returned annually for ceremonial rites on the autumnal equinox in late September.
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.