April 26, 2016 | General News
University mourns passing of civil rights pioneer Horace Ward
Civil rights pioneer Horace Taliaferro Ward, the first African-American to apply for admission to UGA, died April 23 at the age of 88.
June 6, 2014 | General News
Cecelia Seiler, owner of Bulldogs mascot Uga, passes away in Savannah
Cecelia Seiler, wife of Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler and owner of the University of Georgia lineage of "Uga" Bulldog mascots for more than a half century, passed away in Savannah on Thursday.
April 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
Candlelight memorial service will be held for UGA faculty, staff, students
Twenty-six University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university's annual candlelight memorial service April 29 at 7 p.m. inside Chapel.
February 11, 2013 | General News
UGA president, former provost and dean comment on the passing of Harley Langdale Jr.
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, retired Provost Arnett C. Mace Jr., who was once dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, and Michael Clutter, dean of the Warnell School released the following statements on the passing of Harley Langdale Jr. of Valdosta.
February 1, 2012 | General News
UGA mourns passing of adjunct professor James ‘Jim’ R. Cothran
James "Jim" R. Cothran, an adjunct professor in the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design and vice president of Robert and Company, died Jan. 29 after a brief battle with lung cancer. Cothran was a respected landscape architect, horticulturalist and historic gardens preservationist.
September 8, 2009 | General News
UGA music professor and trumpet virtuoso Fred Mills dies following injuries in traffic accident
W. Fred Mills, a renowned trumpet virtuoso and professor in the University of Georgia's Hugh Hodgson School of Music, has died following injuries in a traffic accident in Walton County on Sept. 7.
April 30, 2009 | General News
Former director of alumni relations and professor, Tyus Butler, passes away
Long before computers and spreadsheets, Tyus Butler was a human database of information about graduates of the University of Georgia.
January 2, 2009 | General News
Henry King Stanford, University of Georgia President Emeritus, Dies in Americus at age 92
Henry King Stanford, who died New Year's Day in Americus at the age of 92, was a sprightly, highly regarded veteran of nearly 30 years as a college president when he came out of retirement in 1986 at age 70 to lead the University of Georgia through a year of healing as interim president.
June 28, 2008 | General News
Georgia mascot Uga VI passes away in Savannah
Uga VI, the winningest mascot in the University of Georgia's history, died on Friday evening from congestive heart failure in his hometown of Savannah, Ga., owner Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler announced.
January 15, 2008 | General News
UGA President Michael F. Adams statment on the death of graduate student Cayle Bywater
We are deeply saddened over the tragic loss of Cayle Bywater.
January 11, 2008 | General News
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams’ statement on the death of alumna Meredith Emerson
On behalf of the entire University of Georgia community I want to express my deepest condolences on the tragic loss of Meredith Emerson. We feel a void at this institution over Meredith's loss, as we do with any member of our institutional family.
December 18, 2007 | General News
Statement from UGA President Michael F. Adams on the passing of Speaker Thomas B. Murphy
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams released the following statement today on the passing of former Georgia House Speaker Thomas B. Murphy.
October 11, 2007 | General News
UGA president says polot was loyal alumnus and staunch supporter
University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams issued the following statement on the death of Howard (Mac) McWhorter Jr. of Athens:
April 19, 2007 | General News
Former Peabody Awards Director Worth McDougald dies
The Peabody Awards and the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication today mourn the passing of Worth McDougald, a UGA faculty member for more than four decades and Peabody director from 1963 to 1991.