February 10, 2009 | General News
UGA president testifies before subcommittee
Testimony before the House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee
February 2, 2009 | General News
Patterson Hood, Farm 255 to host concert
Patterson Hood, of Drive-By Truckers fame, and friends will perform at the Farm 255 Restaurant on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 10 p.m. to raise money in support of Robert Osborne's Classic Film Festival.
January 30, 2009 | General News
UGA team to help in construction of historicall accurat village at Cherokee Heritage Center
Visitors to the Ancient Village at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, Okla., have for more than 40 years been treated to life as it might have existed in a Southeastern Cherokee village in the 16th century.
January 16, 2009 | General News
Footage from UGA Libraraies to air as part of “Andy Young Presents”
Historical news footage made available through the University of Georgia Libraries provide the basis for a documentary to air Sunday as part of the syndicated series "Andrew Young Presents."
January 15, 2009 | General News
UGA’s Terry College of Business adds a new Fast-Track Professional MBA to its graduate program
The University of Georgia's Terry College of Business has approved a second version of its Executive MBA program. The Atlanta-based graduate program replaces the college's Evening MBA program and will be known as the Fast-Track Professional MBA.
January 5, 2009 | General News
Georgia Initiative for Comunity Housing chooses new participants
The Georgia Initiative for Community Housing has chosen Brunswick, Hawkinsville, Rome, Sandersville/Tennille/Washington County, and Vienna to participate in a three-year program designed to assist them with their housing needs.
December 19, 2008 | General News
UGA’s Terry College of Busines partners with Advanced Strategies Inc.
The University of Georgia's Terry College of Business is now offering certificate programs in business analysis, one of several new executive programs being launched in 2009, at the Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta.
December 12, 2008 | General News
Emergency training class readies UGA employees for campus disasters
The first class of University of Georgia students and employees has completed the UGA Campus Emergency Response Team training program, which prepares non-emergency personnel to respond to emergencies on campus.
December 9, 2008 | General News
AccessText Network created in collaboration with UGA will improve student access to textbooks
The Association of American Publishers has signed an agreement with the Alternative Media Access Center, an initiative of the Georgia Board of Regents and the University of Georgia, to develop and launch the AccessText Network, a comprehensive, national online system that will make it easier and quicker for students with print-related disabilities, such as blindness, to obtain the textbooks they need for their college courses.
November 13, 2008 | General News
UGA opens office to support science, math and engineering education in Georgia
Experts have for some years worried that a national shortage of scientists, mathematicians and engineers has jeopardized the competitive edge the United States must have in an increasingly technological world. To address this need, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents launched an initiative called Math + Science = Success.
November 11, 2008 | General News
UGA symposium covers outbreaks and how to prepare
Deadly disease outbreaks that could threaten public safety and how the university and the government are preparing to handle them will be the topics of a campus symposium, "Diseases-What's next... How are we preparing?" on Friday, Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m.- noon in rooms K-L of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel.
October 31, 2008 | General News
Faculty/staff input sought for UGA Sudent Learning Initiative
Faculty and staff at the University of Georgia are invited to attend one of three public forums to be held in November to learn about and provide input on a Student Learning Initiative to be developed and funded as the university seeks reaffirmation of its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
October 16, 2008 | General News
UGA to begin state’s first major in Arabic next spring semester
The University of Georgia for the first time is adding a major in the Arabic language beginning spring semester 2009. Interest has been so strong for the past few years that new professors and instructors have been added, just to keep up with students wanting to study the tongue, with its ancient history of literary works, religion, philosophy and mathematics.
October 14, 2008 | General News
UGA Center for Community Design and Preservation conducts community design charrette
The University of Georgia College of Environment and Design's Center for Community Design and Preservation in conjunction with the Fanning Institute will conduct a community design charrette in the Hyde Park neighborhood in Augusta on Oct.17 - 19 at the Jenkins Clara Head Start Center on 101 Dan Bowles Rd.
September 3, 2008 | General News
UGA leads effort to swat down major vegetable disease
In the Southeast, thrips are tomato and pepper farmers' No. 1 enemy. The tiny, plant-feeding bugs carry a disease that can devastate their crops. A $1.75 million grant will help experts with the University of Georgia and other universities in the region develop ways to stop the damage.