February 9, 2016 | General News
UGA history department launches summer public history program in D.C.
A new University of Georgia program in public history is offering students the opportunity to learn about the professional side of their discipline—through archiving artifacts, giving tours of historic sites or curating a historical collection of films—while living in Washington, D.C.
January 25, 2016 | General News
UGA president to chair SEC working group on compliance, enforcement, governance
The Southeastern Conference has appointed nine individuals from campuses across the SEC to form a working group to review and discuss issues concerning compliance with NCAA regulations and effective operation within the NCAA governance process, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced. University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will serve as chair of the group.
January 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Sanford Bishop to deliver 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr., who is serving his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, will present the 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 19, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to present President’s Medal to Abit Massey, late Jane Willson
The University of Georgia will bestow one of its highest honors on two influential Georgians this year as it presents the UGA President's Medal to Francis "Abit" Massey and the family of the late Jane Seddon Willson during Founders Day activities on Jan. 27.
January 4, 2016 | General News
Study: UGA has a $4.4 billion economic impact on Georgia
Georgia's flagship university has a $4.4 billion annual economic impact on the state, according to a new study that analyzed how the three-part teaching, research and service mission of the University of Georgia contributes to the economy.
December 22, 2015 | General News
Alison Bracewell McCullick named UGA’s community relations coordinator
Alison Bracewell McCullick will join the University of Georgia Office of Government Relations as its community relations coordinator starting Jan. 11, according to Griff Doyle, UGA vice president for government relations.
December 16, 2015 | General News
Bioengineer Karen Burg named UGA Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies
Karen J.L. Burg, a bioengineer whose cutting-edge work centers on absorbable polymers, biofabrication and tissue engineering, will join the faculty of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in January as its Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies.
December 16, 2015 | General News
Georgia Power, UGA advancing solar energy through solar tracking demonstration project
Georgia Power leaders joined University of Georgia officials, Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols and community and business leaders to dedicate a new one megawatt solar tracking demonstration project. The new project is located on a 10-acre site owned by UGA and is the result of a utility/university collaboration to further demonstrate and advance solar energy in Georgia.
December 14, 2015 | Events on Campus
2,807 eligible to graduate in UGA’s fall Commencement ceremonies
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest alumni on Friday, Dec. 18, as 1,742 undergraduates and 1,065 graduate students—for a total of 2,807—have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies.
December 3, 2015 | General News
UGA’s Ag Forecast to be held across Georgia Jan. 21-29
Whether it's changing policies or changing weather patterns, the University of Georgia's team of agricultural economists provides valuable insights into the state's largest industry at every annual Georgia Ag Forecast event.
December 2, 2015 | General News
UGA’s new Center for Molecular Medicine celebrated with groundbreaking
The University of Georgia broke ground Dec. 1 on the Center for Molecular Medicine, a 43,000-square-foot facility that will continue to advance UGA's efforts in human health research.
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.