Recreation and Leisure
September 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to present Hispanic Heritage Month activities
Members of the University of Georgia and Athens community will present an array of events through the end of October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, an area studies unit of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the month-long celebration held nationally from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 honors the contributions of Hispanic-Americans in the U.S. while highlighting the diverse heritage and cultures of Latin America.
September 5, 2013 | Events on Campus
Special Collections Libraries to hold Football Friday Tours
An exhibit of historical football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives will be displayed this fall at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Guided Football Friday Tours of the three Special Collections galleries will be offered each home game Friday at 3 p.m.
August 28, 2013 | Events on Campus
University Housing launches annual room of the year contest
The University of Georgia Department of Housing and the UGA Residence Hall Association are launching the 2013 Room of the Year and Best Video Tour Contest for all current residents of University Housing.
August 20, 2013 | Events on Campus
Activities Fair encourages student involvement in clubs and organizations
The University of Georgia Center for Student Organizations will hold its annual Fall Activities Fair Aug. 28 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on the Tate Student Center Plaza, North and West Lawns. The fair is designed to encourage students to become involved in campus clubs and organizations.
August 20, 2013 | Research News
Study to help patients with peripheral artery disease
For millions of Americans, simply walking to the mailbox can cause unbearable leg pain as muscles scream for more blood and oxygen.
August 19, 2013 | General News
Media Advisory: Jeff Gordon to visit Campus Kitchen at UGA Aug. 29
Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon will visit the Athens Community Council on Aging Aug. 29, to work alongside student volunteers from the Campus Kitchen at the University of Georgia.
August 8, 2013 | Events on Campus
Dawg Day of Service gives campus community opportunities to volunteer
More than 15 registered student organizations and campus departments at the University of Georgia will partner for a campus-wide volunteer effort, Dawg Day of Service, on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will participate in 18 community service opportunities around the Athens area.
June 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
November festival will spotlight University of Georgia arts programs
The University of Georgia will spotlight its arts programs and venues during a nine-day festival in November that includes concerts, theater and dance performances, art exhibitions, poetry readings, film festivals, discussions on the arts and creativity, and more.
June 4, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA Costa Rica wins sustainability award
The University of Georgia Costa Rica recently was honored by GoAbroad.com with the 2013 Innovation in Sustainability Award at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators annual conference in St. Louis.
May 30, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA Hotel and Conference Center earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
For the second consecutive year, the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education's UGA Hotel and Conference Center received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The award, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this award.
May 30, 2013 | Events on Campus
Athens’ architectural history to be subject of talk, book
A book talk on "The Tangible Past of Athens, Georgia," a forthcoming title about local architectural history, will be held June 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 271 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the University of Georgia campus.
May 21, 2013 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to participate in military discount program
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will participate this summer in Blue Star Museums, a program that offers free admission and special discounts to all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
May 6, 2013 | Events on Campus
Mandela-era ambassador to South Africa to speak at UGA Chapel
James A. Joseph, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa from 1995 to 1999, will speak May 16 at 4 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. His talk will be on "Leadership as a Way of Being: Reflections on Nelson Mandela, Servant Leadership and Personal Renewal."
May 1, 2013 | General News
Legion Pool to open May 23 for summer season
Legion Pool at the University of Georgia will open on May 23 for the summer season. Hours of operation are 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through July 31, and 2-7 p.m. Aug. 1-8.
April 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
Athens Beep Baseball team to host round-robin tournament April 27
The Athens Timberwolves will host a Georgia Beep Baseball Association round-robin tournament with visiting teams from Atlanta, Augusta and Columbus at Smith Field, located at 1570 Epps Bridge Road, near Home Depot, April 27 beginning at 9 a.m.