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Articles by Sam Fahmy

Nov. 17 2017

Early action applicants bring record academic credentials to UGA

Nearly 15,000 students applied for early action admission to the University of Georgia's Class of 2022, bringing record academic qualifications to the birthplace of public higher education.

Nov. 1 2017

UGA graduation, retention rates reach all-time high

Measures of student success at the University of Georgia are at all-time highs, and ongoing enhancements to the learning environment aim to lift retention and graduation rates to even higher levels in the coming years.

Oct. 12 2017

$1 million gift enables UGA to transform historic barn on Griffin campus into Dundee Café

A historic structure at the heart of the University of Georgia Griffin campus will undergo a $1 million renovation thanks to a gift from the Dundee Community Association.

Sep. 8 2017

Jeffrey Martin named director of UGA Performing Arts Center

Jeffrey Q. Martin, an administrator with a proven record of bringing campus and community together to celebrate the arts, has been named director of the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center.

Sep. 5 2017

UGA receives national diversity award for fourth consecutive year

The University of Georgia's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus environment has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year with the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Aug. 22 2017

UGA launches more than 100 ‘Double Dawgs’ linked-degree programs

Students at the University of Georgia now have more than 100 opportunities to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years or less through a new linked-degree program known as Double Dawgs.

Aug. 15 2017

UGA named National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research

The University of Georgia has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, a designation that underscores the role the university plays in advancing technology, policy and practices that strengthen America's cyber defense capabilities.

Aug. 9 2017

Unprecedented heights: UGA’s Class of 2021 sets academic records

The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary trend, with an average high school GPA of 4.0 and a record average ACT score of 30.

Aug. 3 2017

Summer successes: Enrollment reaches new high

Total summer enrollment has risen for the third consecutive year and in 2017 reached a record 16,447. That figure is a 4 percent increase over last year's record and a 22 percent increase over summer 2014.

Jul. 13 2017

Clark Alexander named director of UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

Clark Alexander, a scientist with a long history of fostering collaboration and excellence in research, has been named director of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.

May. 31 2017

UGA ranked 10th among public universities in New York Times College Access Index

The New York Times has once again ranked the University of Georgia 10th among the nation's top public universities based on its commitment to economic diversity.

May. 2 2017

UGA entomologist Michael Strand elected to National Academy of Sciences

University of Georgia Regents' Professor Michael R. Strand has received one of the highest honors a scientist can receive-election to the National Academy of Sciences.

Apr. 27 2017

UGA establishes Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy

The University of Georgia will advance research with implications for economic vitality and national security through its newly created Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy.

Mar. 16 2017

UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon named Gates Cambridge Scholar

University of Georgia alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds postgraduate study and research at the University of Cambridge in England.

Feb. 21 2017

Lisa K. Nolan named dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Lisa K. Nolan, a veteran educator, administrator and scholar of diseases that affect animal and human health, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

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