August 29, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA to hold dedication for Bolton Dining Commons
The University of Georgia will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. to dedicate the newest—and largest—meal plan facility on the Athens campus. The 1,000-seat Bolton Dining Commons was completed in July and opened its doors on Aug. 18 for the start of fall semester classes, setting a UGA serving record as it fed 9,500 people.
August 26, 2014 | General News
University of Georgia breaks ground on state-of-the-art science facility
In a ceremony that included remarks by state and university leaders, the University of Georgia broke ground on its newest state-of-the-art learning facility, the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center.
July 31, 2014 | General News
Award-winning TV anchor Monica Pearson receives her UGA master’s degree
Monica Kaufman Pearson, the award-winning journalist and former WSB-TV news anchor in Atlanta, will be among the 1,380 students eligible to walk at the University of Georgia's summer Commencement ceremony Aug. 1.
July 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
1,380 eligible to walk in UGA’s summer Commencement
Approximately 1,380 students—802 undergraduate, 371 master's and specialist and 207 doctoral candidates—are eligible to walk in the University of Georgia's summer Commencement ceremony Friday, Aug. 1, at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Tickets are not required.
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.