October 24, 2014 | General News
Thomas appointed UGA Franklin College associate dean for leadership development, diversity
University of Georgia professor Kecia Thomas has been appointed associate dean for faculty leadership development and diversity in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.
October 24, 2014 | Events on Campus
National Weather Service to designate UGA as ‘StormReady’
On Nov. 6, the University of Georgia will join a short list of universities and colleges that hold a StormReady designation from the National Weather Service. A reception to recognize the certification will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Room 480 of the Tate Student Center.
October 23, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Warnell School honors distinguished alumni
The University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources recognized two alumni recently, bestowing the distinguished alumnus and distinguished young alumnus awards on two men who have made significant contributions to the forestry industry while strongly supporting their alma mater.
October 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
Café Soul headlines week of events for Black Affairs Council
The University of Georgia's Black Affairs Council will host Café Soul: Rhythm in the Classic City on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.
October 22, 2014 | General News
Thai program sends top teachers to UGA
The University of Georgia is hosting 16 science and education teachers from Thailand this month as part of the country's efforts to learn the latest teaching methods.
October 21, 2014 | General News
UGA breaks ground on Food Technology Center in Griffin
Large and small food businesses alike received a boost on Oct. 17 when the University of Georgia—in partnership with state and local officials—broke ground on the Food Technology Center located on the Griffin Campus.
October 21, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Atlanta Magazine’s Groundbreakers class includes company founded by UGA professors
IS3D, LLC, a company founded by University of Georgia professors in the College of Veterinary Medicine to create interactive learning tools, was named to Atlanta Magazine's Groundbreakers Class of 2014. IS3D was one of 11 finalists from a field of 100-plus entries to be recognized recently.
October 20, 2014 | General News
UGA College of Public Health reaccredited for seven more years
The University of Georgia College of Public Health has received a full seven-year reaccreditation, the maximum term awarded, from the Council on Education for Public Health.
October 17, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA Graduate School honors 2014 Alumni of Distinction
The University of Georgia Graduate School has honored 10 graduates with the 2014 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their communities. The awards were presented Oct. 16.
October 17, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: Visiting journalists share stories of journalistic courage at McGill Symposium
Leading journalists from across the U.S. will gather Oct. 22 at the University of Georgia to consider what journalistic courage means and how it is exemplified by reporters and editors.
October 15, 2014 | Research News
Georgia leads the nation in blueberry production
With the tally from the 2014 growing season complete, it's official. Georgia now leads the nation in blueberry production.
October 15, 2014 | General News
Finalists for vice president for instruction to visit UGA
Four finalists for the position of vice president for instruction at the University of Georgia will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community.
October 15, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Russell Library honored with state award
The University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is among the recipients of the third annual Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Director Sheryl B. Vogt accepted the award from Gov. Nathan Deal in a ceremony at the state Capitol.
October 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Peabody Awards welcome three new board members
The University of Georgia has approved three new members of the George Foster Peabody Awards Board. Joining other distinguished experts who select electronic media's most coveted prize are Martha Nelson of New York, Naibe Reynoso of Los Angeles and Jonathan Gray of Madison, Wisconsin.
October 10, 2014 | Research News
SREL research team heads to Belarus to measure impact of Chernobyl on wildlife
The 1986 failure of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant spewed massive amounts of radioactive material into the environment, contaminating large swaths of land in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Nearly 30 years later, scientists are still working to evaluate the long-term effects of the disaster.