March 7, 2014 | General News
UGA finds preservation solution for its Red Barn
A longtime Athens-area family is bringing new life to an iconic piece of University of Georgia history. The Red Barn, located on South Milledge Avenue, will soon have a new home on Tony Townley's farm in Oconee County, pending approval from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
March 6, 2014 | Events on Campus
Hunter-Gault to pay tribute to Mandela during UGA Charter Lecture, March 31
Award winning journalist and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault, the first African-American woman to attend the University of Georgia, will return to her alma mater on March 31 to deliver a Charter Lecture titled "Reflections on Nelson Mandela."
March 5, 2014 | General News
UGA Debate Team qualifies for national championship for 25th consecutive year
For the 25th consecutive year, the University of Georgia Debate Team has qualified for the National Debate Tournament. At the district competition held in late February at Emory University, UGA qualified two teams—the maximum number available to any university—to the season-concluding national championship, which will be held March 28 to April 1 at Indiana University.
March 5, 2014 | Events on Campus
Franklin Visiting Scholar to speak on gender, violence and security
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will present a lecture by visiting feminist political geographer Jennifer Fluri on March 17 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 214 of the Zell B. Miller Learning Center. The lecture will focus on gender, security and violence in south and southwest Asia.
March 5, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA earns fourth straight Tree Campus USA recognition
For the fourth year in a row, the University of Georgia has received Tree Campus USA recognition for it promotion of a healthy campus tree management program in 2013 from the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 3, 2014 | General News
UGA to offer online master’s program in financial planning
Addressing the growing demand for financial advisers, the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences will begin offering an online master's degree program in financial planning this fall.
March 3, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Three UGA faculty receive Meigs Professorship for superior instruction
Three University of Georgia faculty members have received the university's highest recognition for superior instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship.
February 28, 2014 | General News
Scientists use underwater robots to excite students about science
Can underwater robots catch the imagination of middle and high school students and spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics? Researchers and educators from the University of Georgia's Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Marine Extension think so. They are creating an education program focused on autonomous underwater vehicles, also called gliders or underwater robots.
February 28, 2014 | General News
Two chefs from UGA Food Services to compete in culinary challenge
Two chefs from University of Georgia Food Services have been selected to compete in the Culinary Challenge at the National Association of College and University Food Services Southern Region Conference on March 26 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. The chefs who will compete are Don Law and Shelly Orozco-Marrs.
February 28, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Paper by UGA ecologists wins inaugural award from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The authors of a University of Georgia study on global conservation funding have received an inaugural Conservation Science Award from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Lead author Anthony Waldron, a former postdoctoral associate at the UGA Odum School of Ecology now at Oxford University, accepted the award on behalf of his co-authors at a ceremony on Feb. 26 at the Royal Society in London that marked the launch of the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science.
February 26, 2014 | Events on Campus
Psychology department head to present lecture on introversion and education
Keith Campbell, a psychology professor at the University of Georgia, will give a lecture on how introversion impacts learning March 4 at 2 p.m. in the Reading Room of the Miller Learning Center. The event is free and open to the university community.
February 26, 2014 | General News
UGA Extension publishes first app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices
Spring is around the corner, and University of Georgia Extension has a new app to help families and outdoor enthusiasts make the most of those first springtime hikes.
February 25, 2014 | Research News
Twitter patterns reveal six social network communities
Most Twitter conversations have a distinct structure-forming one of six shapes-and the way these conversations form on Twitter depends on what is being discussed, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
February 25, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Two faculty members receive UGA Service-Learning Excellence Awards
Two University of Georgia faculty members received 2014 Service-Learning Excellence Awards: Betina Kaplan and Peter Smagorinsky.
February 25, 2014 | General News
Actors keep the beat in University Theatre’s contemporary take on Greek classic
University Theatre at the University of Georgia presents a contemporary take on the ancient Greek classic tragedy "The Bakkhai" by Euripides, translated by Robert Bagg. Performances will be in the Cellar Theatre March 25-30 at 8 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. matinee March 30.