June 25, 2015 | General News
UGA breaks ground on new turfgrass research and education facilities
More than 200 people gathered June 24 for a groundbreaking ceremony that brought new turfgrass research and education facilities on the University of Georgia's campuses in Griffin, Tifton and Athens one step closer to completion.
June 22, 2015 | General News
Alice Walker to visit UGA in fall as Delta Visiting Chair
The Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker to the University of Georgia as the inaugural Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding Oct. 14-15.
June 19, 2015 | General News
Morehead’s UGA in Washington visit includes time with Science Coalition
Among the close-knit group of University of Georgia alumni in Washington, D.C., mid-June signals the coming of one of UGA's biggest events outside the state of Georgia: the annual UGA in Washington reception held in the East Hall of historic Union Station. Attended by more than 500 people—ranging from congressmen, senators and their staffs to area alumni living in Virginia and Maryland—this event showcases UGA's prominence in our nation's capital.
June 16, 2015 | Research News
University of Georgia ranks among top 100 universities worldwide for US patents
The University of Georgia is ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide for the number of U.S. utility patents granted in 2014, according to a list released today by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
June 3, 2015 | General News
UGA president establishes experiential learning scholarship fund
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead is continuing his commitment to students through another personal contribution establishing a scholarship fund designed to help undergraduates participate in the university's new initiative on experiential learning.
May 26, 2015 | General News
UGA Athletic Association giving $1 million for experiential learning
The University of Georgia Athletic Association will establish a $1 million endowment to support the university's new experiential learning initiative. The association's board of directors approved the contribution during its spring meeting.
May 19, 2015 | General News
UGA president to co-chair University System of Georgia task force on alcohol, substance abuse
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced today a new Alcohol and Substance Abuse Task Force that will review and develop recommendations related to alcohol and substance abuse at the system's 30 public colleges and universities.
May 4, 2015 | Events on Campus
5,600-plus will join ranks of UGA alums after spring 2015 Commencement
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni on May 8. Approximately 4,488 undergraduates and 1,179 graduate students—a total of 5,667—have met requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 4, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA Commencement logistics: Temporary platform, severe weather plan
The University of Georgia will see increased traffic around certain areas of campus this upcoming week as it gears up for its spring Commencement ceremonies.
April 27, 2015 | General News
Noted NMR, metabolomics researcher Art Edison named GRA Eminent Scholar at UGA
One of the leading experts on nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, a powerful non-invasive technology used to study biological systems, and metabolomics, an emerging field that offers scientists a broader understanding of life processes, is joining the faculty at the University of Georgia as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.
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.