June 30, 2014 | Events on Campus
Georgia Poultry Federation president emeritus to speak at UGA’s summer Commencement
Francis "Abit" Massey, a 1949 graduate of the University of Georgia and president emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation, will give the summer Commencement address at UGA's combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony Aug. 1 at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.
June 11, 2014 | Research News
NSF grant will support scholarships in engineering and physics at UGA
The University of Georgia recently received a $638,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support select incoming freshmen interested in the study of engineering or physics, laying the groundwork for a new generation of scientists.
May 22, 2014 | General News
New seed funding program to strengthen GRU-UGA research ties
Georgia Regents University and the University of Georgia will expand their research collaborations through a new program designed to help inter-institutional teams of faculty successfully compete for externally funded research grants.
May 21, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: Isakson’s UGA Commencement speech to air on C-Span Friday
C-Span will televise U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson's May 9 University of Georgia Commencement address on Friday, May 23 at 8:53 p.m.
May 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
John Gittleman named UGA Foundation Professor in Ecology
John L. Gittleman, founding dean of the Odum School of Ecology, has been named the University of Georgia Foundation Professor in Ecology.
May 8, 2014 | General News
UGA installs first public level 2 electric vehicle charger in Athens area
Automobile owners looking for a place to plug in instead of gas up now have a dedicated electric vehicle charging location on the University of Georgia campus.
May 6, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA Commencement logistics: Temporary platform, wireless service, severe weather
The University of Georgia will see increased traffic around certain areas of campus this week as it gears up for its spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 6, 2014 | General News
5,374 eligible to walk in UGA’s spring Commencement ceremonies
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni on May 9. Approximately 4,269 undergraduates and 1,105 graduate students—a total of 5,374—have met requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.
May 2, 2014 | General News
UGA Wind Ensemble to premiere new composition during spring Commencement
The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble will present the world premiere of "Declarations," a new composition for wind band, during the university's spring undergraduate Commencement on May 9. The piece, composed by past Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Steve Dancz, will commemorate the final performance of departing director of bands John P. Lynch.
April 22, 2014 | General News
UGA Mason lecturer, former Treasury secretary, calls for ‘principled compromise’
Robert E. Rubin, co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former U.S. Treasury secretary, called restoring effective government the "fundamental challenge of the future" for the U.S. during a lecture Tuesday at the University of Georgia.
April 16, 2014 | General News
UGA announces series of initiatives to enhance learning environment
The University of Georgia will launch a series of new and expanded initiatives to enhance the academic experience of students and position them for success during their time at UGA and beyond, President Jere W. Morehead announced today.
April 11, 2014 | Events on Campus
Symposium looks to past, present, future of music in Athens
The Athens Music Project will hold its first symposium April 17 from 4-8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia.
April 9, 2014 | Events on Campus
Georgia Virtual History Project explores Sapelo’s diverse histories
The Georgia Virtual History Project and the University of Georgia Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will present Seen/Unseen: Sapelo, a public reception featuring a preview of the GVHP's multimedia project on McIntosh County, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave.
April 7, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Engineering to host student innovation award, NASA hackathon
As part of Thinc. Entrepreneurial Week activities at the University of Georgia, the College of Engineering will sponsor the first Thinc. Prize for Innovation on April 14 and will host the International Space Apps Challenge April 12-13.
February 25, 2014 | General News
Get active, Georgians! UGA’s Walk Georgia launches spring session for state residents
Walk Georgia is enabling state residents to take steps, literally, to improve their health. While the spring session of this University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program has started, it's not too late to join in; registration for the 12-week Walk Georgia session continues through March 10.