July 7, 2015 | General News
Record-breaking year: UGA fundraising hits ‘unprecedented level’
A record-breaking number of contributors—63,784 at final count—led the University of Georgia to its best fundraising year in history.
March 18, 2014 | General News
Media Advisory: Match Day event planned for GRU/UGA Medical Partnership March 21
The first class of medical students trained in Athens as part of the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will participate in a Match Day ceremony on March 21. At noon, 38 members of the class of 2014 will open envelopes revealing where they will spend the residency portion of their medical education.
August 28, 2013 | General News
UGA president establishes need-based scholarship fund
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead is continuing his commitment to students through a personal contribution establishing a need-based scholarship fund, in honor of his parents, designed to help undergraduates study in the nation's capital.
August 9, 2013 | General News
Annual survey shows slight improvement in job market for journalism graduates
The job market for journalism and mass communication graduates showed signs of continued improvement in 2012 and 2013, suggesting that the worst in terms of the market is in the past.
July 10, 2013 | General News
UGA’s economic impact on local economy topped $2.1 billion in 2012
The University of Georgia's economic impact on the Athens-area economy topped $2.1 billion in fiscal year 2012, and the school's operations accounted for more than 22,000 jobs.
January 24, 2013 | General News
2013 State of the University Address
Good afternoon, and thank you for attending this State of the University address. It has been my pleasure and privilege to present this report, required by University Council statute, every January since I arrived here in the summer of 1997. It is a time to reflect on the events of the previous year but, more importantly, focus our gaze on the coming years.
January 17, 2013 | General News
UGA president to present 2013 State of the University Address
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams will deliver the annual State of the University speech on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. This year's speech, the 16th and final of Adams' tenure, will focus on areas of progress since he was named president in 1997 as well as issues that are important to UGA's continued strength.
July 17, 2012 | General News
Health Sciences Campus Update – July 2012
Classes at the Health Sciences Campus will begin in August, and the community is cordially invited to an open house celebration on Aug. 22. At this time, all facilities renovated as part of Phase I will be open and available for view. The Health Sciences Campus accommodates two primary occupants: the UGA College of Public Health and the Georgia Health Sciences University/UGA Medical Partnership.
July 10, 2012 | General News
UGA added $2.1 billion to the local economy in 2011
The University of Georgia continues to positively influence the Athens-area economy through both funds and employment. For fiscal year 2011, UGA had a total economic impact of $2.1 billion and 20,458 jobs, according to a recent study by the UGA Selig Center for Economic Growth that looked at the impact of all 35 University System of Georgia intuitions.
December 7, 2011 | General News
University of Georgia’s accreditation officially reaffirmed
It's official. The University of Georgia's accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has been reaffirmed.
December 5, 2011 | General News
National survey shows UGA students view educational experience positively
First-year students and seniors generally give very positive evaluations of their educational experience at the University of Georgia, according to the results of the latest National Survey of Student Engagement.
October 18, 2011 | Research News
UGA scientists team up to define first-ever sequence of biologically important carbohydrate
Scientists have been unable to determine the structure of a biologically important so-called GAG proteoglycan-or even to agree whether these remarkably complex molecules have well-defined structures.In a paper published in the early online edition of the journal Nature Chemical Biology, however, a team of scientists from the University of Georgia and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced that it has, for the first time, determined the sequence and structure of a glycosaminoglycan, or GAG, proteoglycan.
October 6, 2011 | Expert Voice
UGA experts to offer commentary on Steve Jobs
University experts are available to comment on the impact Steve Jobs had on the field of computing and the advancement of informational technology.
August 18, 2011 | Research News
UGA physicist helps uncover new data on adenine, a crucial building block of life
Early Earth's atmosphere provided little shielding for ultraviolet light from space, so many prebiotic molecules, bombarded by it and light of other wavelengths, had a hard time surviving at all. But some molecules became photostable-able to withstand the assault and thrive as building blocks of life.
August 10, 2011 | General News
UGA survey: Small recovery in journalism/communication job market
A slight job market improvement for 2010 graduates of the nation's journalism and mass communication programs was tempered by news of stagnant salaries and benefits, according to a report released today by the University of Georgia's James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research.