December 15, 2014 | Events on Campus
2,355 eligible to graduate in UGA’s fall Commencement ceremony
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni on Dec. 19 as 1,858 undergraduates and 497 graduate students—a total of 2,355—have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies.
December 15, 2014 | Research News
UGA, Emory collaborate to leverage strengths in infectious disease research
The University of Georgia and Emory University are strengthening their collaborations to elevate the position of the Atlanta-Athens corridor as a national hub for infectious disease research.
December 2, 2014 | General News
University of Georgia releases 2014 Campus Sustainability Report
The University of Georgia's Office of Sustainability has released its 2014 Campus Sustainability Report highlighting programs and initiatives that provide leadership in sustainability research, education, service and operations.
November 24, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA to break ground on Baldwin Hall Annex
The University of Georgia will welcome state legislators and others to campus on Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. as it breaks ground on the Baldwin Hall Annex. The ceremony will be held in the parking lot behind Baldwin Hall, adjacent to the Jackson Street Cemetery.
November 19, 2014 | General News
UGA cost savings being reinvested in sustainability initiatives
The University of Georgia continues to provide sustainability leadership through reinvestment in student engagement and resource conservation initiatives. UGA President Jere W. Morehead has approved a proposal to redirect $80,000 in annual savings garnered through efforts by the Office of Sustainability to further engage students and conserve resources—without increasing the student green fee.
November 18, 2014 | General News
University of Georgia sets record graduation rates
From start to finish, University of Georgia students are setting records for how quickly they are completing their bachelor's degrees or entering professional programs.
November 14, 2014 | General News
Media advisory: UGA Cabinet meeting and media briefing Nov. 19
The University of Georgia Cabinet will conduct its regular meeting Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. in the Peabody Board Room of the Administration Building. President Jere W. Morehead will hold a regularly scheduled media briefing immediately following the cabinet meeting. Parking is available in the North Campus parking deck on Jackson Street.
November 7, 2014 | General News
UGA receives ‘StormReady’ designation from National Weather Service
On Nov. 6, rain clouds gathered and dispersed above Athens as federal, local and University of Georgia representatives and students met to recognize the university's newest achievement—a StormReady designation from the National Weather Service.
October 24, 2014 | Events on Campus
National Weather Service to designate UGA as ‘StormReady’
On Nov. 6, the University of Georgia will join a short list of universities and colleges that hold a StormReady designation from the National Weather Service. A reception to recognize the certification will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Room 480 of the Tate Student Center.
October 20, 2014 | General News
UGA College of Public Health reaccredited for seven more years
The University of Georgia College of Public Health has received a full seven-year reaccreditation, the maximum term awarded, from the Council on Education for Public Health.
October 15, 2014 | Research News
Georgia leads the nation in blueberry production
With the tally from the 2014 growing season complete, it's official. Georgia now leads the nation in blueberry production.
October 9, 2014 | General News
Spotlight • Slingshot to feature orchestrated concert of Big Star’s ‘Third’ album
The streets of downtown Athens will become a prominent venue for the University of Georgia's Spotlight on the Arts festival with Spotlight • Slingshot, a free public concert Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. on College Square.
October 3, 2014 | Research News
NIH grant supports new glycoscience training program at UGA
University of Georgia researchers have received a five-year $850,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a glycoscience training program for pre-doctoral graduate students that will help train a new generation of carbohydrate researchers.
September 26, 2014 | General News
UGA dedicates portrait of former President Michael F. Adams
The portrait of Michael F. Adams was dedicated Friday, Sept. 26 in the University of Georgia's Administration Building. Adams served as UGA president from 1997 to 2013 and is now designated president emeritus.
September 25, 2014 | Events on Campus
Initiative brings 12 new interdisciplinary faculty to University of Georgia
The University of Georgia has created new learning opportunities for students and laid the groundwork for critical research advances through an initiative that has resulted in 12 interdisciplinary faculty hires to date, with more on the way.