March 30, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host Gabriele Diewald, first Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor
Gabriele Diewald, a professor of linguistics and chair of the German department of Leibniz Universität Hannover, has been selected as the first Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor in the University of Georgia's Germanic and Slavic studies department. Diewald will deliver a lecture April 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 213 of Joe Brown Hall.
March 26, 2015 | Events on Campus
Juana María Rodríguez to deliver 21st annual Coley Lecture at UGA
Juana María Rodríguez, professor of gender and women's studies at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the 21st annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
March 23, 2015 | Events on Campus
Amy Robach of ‘Good Morning America’ to deliver UGA’s spring Commencement address
"Good Morning America" anchor Amy Robach will give undergraduates one final charge on May 8 before the University of Georgia sends its newest alumni off with a fireworks farewell. The spring Commencement ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium.
March 16, 2015 | Research News
Yik Yak founders to headline Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week at UGA
March 11, 2015 | General News
UGA awards sustainability grants to fund student projects
The University of Georgia Office of Sustainability has awarded $43,000 to fund 11 interdisciplinary student projects through its annual Campus Sustainability Grants Program. The program, funded by student green fees, provides financial and staff resources to implement student-initiated projects that further the university's sustainability goals.
March 10, 2015 | General News
A&A Alta Cucina Italia balsamic vinegar wins 2015 Flavor of Georgia contest
Adriana Coppola, a native Italian now living in Johns Creek, won the grand prize in the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with her A&A Alta Cucina Italia Balsamico al Mirtillo, a blueberry balsamic vinegar reduction.
March 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
James Cobb to deliver 2015 Phinizy Lecture at UGA
University of Georgia historian James C. Cobb will deliver the 21st Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture on March 20 at 11:30 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. Cobb's lecture on "Divided by a Common Past: Southerners and the Struggle to Control Their History" is free and open to the public.
March 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to dedicate Willson Center’s new location in historically renovated home
The University of Georgia's Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts has relocated to a historically renovated two-story house at 1260 South Lumpkin St. The center's director, Nicholas Allen, invites the community to attend a dedication ceremony including President Jere W. Morehead and poet H. Bruce McEver on March 19 at 5 p.m. at the new location.
March 3, 2015 | Research News
UGA licensing and startup programs combine as Innovation Gateway
In a move to streamline the path from laboratory and field to market, the University of Georgia has merged its technology licensing and startup programs to create a combined unit called Innovation Gateway.
February 24, 2015 | Events on Campus
Nobel Peace Prize nominee, activist Andrea Smith to visit UGA during Women’s History Month
In recognition of the 2015 national Women's History Month theme "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives," the University of Georgia's Institute for Women's Studies is sponsoring events throughout the month of March.
February 23, 2015 | General News
UGA to dedicate Washington, D.C., facility Feb. 26
The University of Georgia will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Delta Hall, its new permanent residential facility located in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at 608 Massachusetts Ave., NE.
February 18, 2015 | Expert Voice
Southern Foodways scholar, author to give Feb. 26 lecture at UGA
John T. Edge will visit the University of Georgia Feb. 26 for a lecture in the Global Georgia Initiative, the signature speaker series of the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Edge will give his talk, "Grits, Greens and Gochujang: The Emergence of a Newer Southern Cuisine," at 4 p.m. in the Chapel. The event is presented in partnership with the UGA Press.
February 16, 2015 | Events on Campus
Amazon conservationist Randy Borman to visit UGA for Global Georgia series
Randy Borman, the son of Anglo-American missionaries who was born and raised among the Cofán people and who is now their Chief of Territories, will speak Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the UGA Chapel as part of the 2015 Global Georgia Initiative, an annual speaker series sponsored by the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
February 13, 2015 | General News
UGA dedicates new Veterinary Medical Center
The University of Georgia held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to dedicate the College of Veterinary Medicine's new Veterinary Medical Center, which includes an education building and a teaching hospital for large and small animals.
February 10, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA conference on Holocaust theatre to feature work of George Tabori
The University of Georgia departments of Germanic and Slavic studies and theatre and film studies will host an international conference on "George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust" Feb. 26-28. The conference, which will include speakers from Germany, Austria, England, Italy, Israel, Canada and the U.S., will examine political and aesthetic issues related to theatrical representations of the Holocaust.