February 4, 2016 | General News
Bledsoe named inaugural UGA Athletic Association Professor in Resilient Infrastructure
Brian P. Bledsoe, a scholar with more than 25 years of experience as an engineer, hydrologist and environmental scientist in the private and public sectors, has been appointed the inaugural Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor in Resilient Infrastructure in the University of Georgia College of Engineering.
February 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA conference to focus on community leadership
A year ago, the staff at the University of Georgia's J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development imagined a conference that would bring together people with a common interest in community leadership development.
February 3, 2016 | General News
Four finalists for dean of UGA School of Social Work to visit campus
Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Georgia School of Social Work will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community.
January 31, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Alumni Association unveils 2016 Bulldog 100 rankings; SMD LLC tops list
The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the seventh annual Bulldog 100 Celebration Jan. 30 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
January 25, 2016 | General News
UGA president to chair SEC working group on compliance, enforcement, governance
The Southeastern Conference has appointed nine individuals from campuses across the SEC to form a working group to review and discuss issues concerning compliance with NCAA regulations and effective operation within the NCAA governance process, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced. University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will serve as chair of the group.
January 22, 2016 | General News
UGA delays Saturday opening until noon
Due to the continuing threat of inclement weather, the University of Georgia Athens campus will delay opening of units that operate on Saturdays — such as the University Libraries and the Miller Learning Center — until noon on Saturday, January 23.
January 22, 2016 | General News
UGA closing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the University of Georgia Athens campus will close early at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, January 22. Classes scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. or later are cancelled. Previously designated staff should report under the emergency weather plan.
January 22, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA presents 2016 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
The University of Georgia presented three awards to Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 22 as part of the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District.
January 21, 2016 | General News
Law school creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift
The University of Georgia School of Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.
January 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Sanford Bishop to deliver 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr., who is serving his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, will present the 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 19, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to present President’s Medal to Abit Massey, late Jane Willson
The University of Georgia will bestow one of its highest honors on two influential Georgians this year as it presents the UGA President's Medal to Francis "Abit" Massey and the family of the late Jane Seddon Willson during Founders Day activities on Jan. 27.
January 19, 2016 | General News
Timothy Burg named director of UGA’s Office of STEM Education
The University of Georgia has appointed Timothy Burg, an engineer whose work bridges academia and industry, to direct its Office of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education.
January 19, 2016 | Research News
UGA scientists using $5 million grant to combat invasive weed Johnsongrass
A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia have received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find new ways of combating Johnsongrass, one of the most widespread and troublesome agricultural weeds in the world.
January 13, 2016 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA president to present 2016 State of the University address
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead will deliver the State of the University address on Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel.
January 12, 2016 | General News
Forestry program at UGA’s Warnell School reaccredited for 10 years
The University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources has once again received full accreditation from the Society of American Foresters, marking nearly 90 years of continuous accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources degree.