April 21, 2015 | Events on Campus
Appreciation event to emphasize staff contributions at UGA
On May 15, the University of Georgia will show its gratitude to more than 6,300 employees through its first Staff Appreciation Celebration.
April 10, 2015 | Events on Campus
2015 UGA Earth Week to celebrate green initiatives, volunteer opportunities
Each spring, the University of Georgia hosts UGA Earth Week to encourage sustainable living. The weeklong celebration centers on the national Earth Day holiday on April 22.
April 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
Ecologist Nancy Grimm to deliver 2015 Odum Lecture at UGA
Ecologist Nancy Grimm will deliver the 30th annual Odum Lecture at the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology on April 21 at 4 p.m. in the ecology auditorium. Her presentation will be followed by a reception and is free and open to the public.
April 7, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to launch major initiatives in digital humanities during DIGI@UGA Day
The University of Georgia's Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, in partnership with the UGA Libraries and the UGA Press, will launch its new Digital Humanities Lab on April 17 at 2 p.m. on the third floor of the main library as part of DIGI@UGA Day.
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.