January 26, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA professor of veterinary pathology to receive 2015 Iverson Bell Award
Dr. K. Paige Carmichael, a professor of veterinary pathology and the former associate dean for academic affairs in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Iverson Bell Award given by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
January 23, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA presents 2015 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
The University of Georgia presented four awards to Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 23 as part of the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District.
January 23, 2015 | General News
UGA Parking Services expands electric vehicle charging on campus
Due to the popularity of the University of Georgia's first electric vehicle charger and recent grant funding by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, UGA Parking Services has expanded charging locations to include the South Campus and East Campus parking decks.
January 22, 2015 | General News
Noted infectious disease researcher Ted Ross to join UGA as GRA Eminent Scholar
One of the nation's leading infectious disease researchers is joining the University of Georgia as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.
January 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
Cambodian author, human rights activist to give UGA’s first Betty Jean Craige Lecture
Loung Ung, an author and human rights activist who as a child in the 1970s survived the genocide by the Khmer Rouge in her native Cambodia, will give the inaugural Betty Jean Craige Lecture at the University of Georgia on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
January 18, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Madison Giddens crowned Miss University of Georgia 2015
Madison Giddens, a third-year student in digital and broadcast journalism, was crowned Miss University of Georgia 2015 at the annual scholarship pageant held Jan. 17 in the UGA Fine Arts Auditorium.
January 13, 2015 | Research News
Gates grant supports UGA’s continued fight against infectious disease
The University of Georgia Research Foundation has received an additional $710,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its research into the elimination of schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease affecting millions of people throughout most of Africa and some of Asia, the Middle East and the Americas to include studies on control and elimination of intestinal worms that infect almost 2 billion people globally.
January 12, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate 230th anniversary with series of Founders Day events
The University of Georgia will observe its 230th anniversary in 2015, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 13th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel.
January 9, 2015 | General News
Rodrigues named associate dean for faculty development at UGA law school
The University of Georgia School of Law's Usha Rodrigues has been named the school's new associate dean for faculty development. In this role, she will work closely with the law school's faculty, especially its untenured professors, to expand and promote scholarly activities.
January 8, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA to host ‘Colleges in Your Backyard’ on Jan. 18
High school representatives, students and their parents can learn about the college admissions process and how to apply for scholarships and financial aid at the sixth annual "Colleges in Your Backyard" event hosted by the University of Georgia Office of Undergraduate Admissions Jan. 18 from 3-5 p.m. in the fifth floor Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center at UGA.
January 8, 2015 | General News
Georgia Trend names three UGA administrators ‘most influential’ and ‘notable’ for 2015
Congratulations to University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead, who was named to Georgia Trend's 2015 list of 100 Most Influential Georgians, and Jennifer Frum, vice president for public service and outreach, and Toby Graham, university librarian and associate provost, who were named 2015 Notable Georgians.
January 7, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Howe to receive MLA’s inaugural prize in Native American literatures
The Modern Language Association of America will award its first MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures and Languages to University of Georgia professor LeAnne Howe. Howe will receive the honor for her book, "Choctalking on Other Realities," at a ceremony at the MLA annual convention Jan. 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
January 6, 2015 | General News
UGA launches low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Narrative Media Writing
This fall, the University of Georgia will become the first major research institution to offer a low-residency Master of Fine Arts degree in Narrative Media Writing. Featuring concentrations in narrative nonfiction and screenwriting, the five-semester program is geared toward experienced writers who are interested in taking their careers to the next level.
January 6, 2015 | Events on Campus
Former judge Glenda Hatchett to deliver 2015 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
Glenda Hatchett, best-known for her nationally syndicated show "Judge Hatchett" and now a senior attorney with the Hatchett Firm, will deliver the 2015 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 5, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Former UGA professor Gary Bertsch to receive President’s Medal
Retired University of Georgia professor Gary Bertsch will receive the 2015 UGA President's Medal during Founders Day activities in January.