June 28, 2016 | General News
Chambliss Leadership Forum summer event raises $250,000 for scholarships
Colleagues and friends of former Sen. Saxby Chambliss raised $250,000 in support of the University of Georgia Chambliss Fellows program at an event held in Washington, D.C., last week. Joining Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, were UGA President Jere W. Morehead, current UGA students interning in Washington and members of the U.S. Congress.
May 27, 2016 | General News
UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program renewed for additional 4 years
The University of Georgia's Portuguese Flagship Program, the first Portuguese program of its kind in the nation, has been renewed for an additional four years. The program, which began in 2011, will receive approximately $3 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Defense's National Security Education Program to continue its mission.
May 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
5,552 students eligible for graduation in UGA’s 2016 spring Commencement ceremonies
On Friday, the University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 3, 2016 | General News
UGA, Italian university partner for first-of-its-kind program in sustainable agriculture
To promote collaboration on some of the biggest challenges facing agriculture today, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is partnering with the University of Padova in Italy for a groundbreaking dual master's degree program in sustainable agriculture.
April 12, 2016 | General News
UGA launches Terry Women’s Initiative
The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.
April 1, 2016 | Research News
University of Georgia joins fabric revolution
The University of Georgia is a partner in a new national public-private consortium to revolutionize the fiber and textiles industry through commercialization of highly functional, advanced fibers and textiles for the defense and commercial markets. The partnership, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, or AFFOA, was announced today by the Department of Defense.
March 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Thinc. Week entrepreneurial showcase begins March 28
From a marathon game development competition to starting a home-based business to running a biotechnology startup, Thinc. Week, held March 28 to April 1, will offer the University of Georgia community an opportunity to learn what it takes to move an idea from inspiration to business.
March 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
Social Work Dean Maurice Daniels to give UGA’s graduate Commencement address
Graduate students receiving their degrees from the University of Georgia this spring will have the opportunity to gather wisdom from academic leader and civil rights historian Maurice C. Daniels, dean of the School of Social Work, who will give the graduate Commencement address.
March 4, 2016 | General News
University of Georgia Board of Visitors welcomes new members
The University of Georgia Board of Visitors welcomed 32 new members at its recent quarterly meeting in Atlanta. It is the largest class of new members in the board's six-year history.
March 1, 2016 | General News
Anna Scheyett named dean of UGA’s School of Social Work
Anna Scheyett, a dean at the University of South Carolina who has fostered student success while enhancing research and outreach, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Social Work.
February 29, 2016 | General News
UGA to name leadership suite for S. Truett Cathy
The University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement will soon be housed in the S. Truett Cathy Leadership Suite, in recognition of a $1.2 million pledge that Chick-fil-A employees, operators and vendors made to the Terry College of Business. The donation will go toward the endowment of the Institute for Leadership Advancement.
February 12, 2016 | Events on Campus
Global Georgia to feature Do Good Fund photos, former NEH chair William Ferris
"Pictures of Us: Photographs from The Do Good Fund Collection," an exhibition currently on display in six venues on the University of Georgia campus and in the Athens community, will be the focal point for a series of public events this February.
February 10, 2016 | General News
UGA summit on women in agriculture pulls attendees from throughout Southeast
More than 150 agricultural leaders from across 13 Southern states and Washington, D.C., converged on the University of Georgia's campus in Athens on Feb. 8 to discuss leadership roles for women in agriculture.
February 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: Cabinet meeting and media briefing Feb. 17
The University of Georgia Cabinet will conduct its regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 17, 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 meeting. Parking is available in the North Campus parking deck on Jackson Street.
February 9, 2016 | General News
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.