UGA’s first Black Ph.D. graduate pushed for more underrepresented students in STEM across the nation.
Georgia Groundbreakers celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia — and their profound, enduring impact on our state, our nation and the world.
UGA alumnus serves his U.S. students and leads a tribal district in Ghana.
His inventions to neutralize explosives protect humans and the environment.
UGA’s agricultural research duo increased yields of peanuts, cotton and more.
UGA alumna is revolutionizing research on the brain and diseases.
UGA alumnus has one of the most cited research papers on record.
He was one of the world’s most prolific agricultural scientists.
First African Americans to enroll at UGA kept their eyes on the prize.
The College of Education formally named itself in her honor in February.
He worked to transform the landscape of higher education in Georgia and beyond.
UGA’s first president also cast the key vote that saved the U.S. Constitutional Convention – and…
Today, a century after he graduated from UGA, Alfred Blalock is revered in the medical community…
Billy Payne’s success in winning the Olympic bid and preparing the city for the games effectively…
Eugene Odum broke ground and taught us new ways to understand and protect our planet.
It began with a simple idea from a UGA professor — sell poppy flowers to support veterans.