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.
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.