Reaching New Heights

Gates Millennium Scholars

Gates Millennium Scholars

The University of Georgia hosted the Gates Millennium Scholars, a group of undergraduate students recognized for academic excellence. The program helps to develop leadership skills and increase participation in STEM-related disciplines among underrepresented student populations.

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Three GRA Eminent Scholars join UGA

Three GRA Eminent Scholars join UGA

Three Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholars are joining the University of Georgia. Dr. Robert Haltiwanger, a world-leading glycobiologist, and Dr. Arthur Edison, an internationally renowned metabolomics researcher, will join UGA’s Complex Carbohydrate Research Center.  Dr. Ted Ross, a pre-eminent infectious disease researcher, will join the College of Veterinary Medicine.  These individuals are highly accomplished scientists who have demonstrated an exceptional ability to foster science- and technology-based economic development.

Archway Partnership

Archway Partnership

The Archway Partnership, a unit of the Office of Public Service and Outreach, was launched in 2005 to extend access to higher education resources across the state and address critical community-identified needs. In its first 10 years, Archway has served 11 Georgia communities through collaborations with UGA's 17 colleges and schools and other higher education institutions. Archway provides direct access for faculty and students to experience the opportunities and challenges facing communities in Georgia.

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UGA in DC

UGA in DC

President Jere W. Morehead sat down with 30 UGA students interning in D.C. for a lunch and roundtable discussion at Delta Hall. Many of the students are participating in UGA’s three summer D.C. programs: the Congressional Agricultural Fellowship program, the Grady in D.C. program, and the Honors in Washington program.

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Experience UGA

Experience UGA

The University of Georgia and the Clarke County School District have launched Experience UGA, a partnership that seeks to bring each of the 13,000 Clarke County students to UGA’s campus every year. Through a variety of field trips, students participate in hands-on, curricular-based learning activities.

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UGA researcher receives major grant

UGA researcher receives major grant

Samantha Joye, Athletic Association Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor of Marine Sciences, leads a team of scholars that received a three-year, $18.8 million grant to continue studies of natural oil seeps and to track the impacts of the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. In recognition of excellence in teaching and scholarship, Joye was named the University of Georgia's 2015 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

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GRU/UGA Medical Partnership

GRU/UGA Medical Partnership

The GRU/UGA Medical Partnership celebrated the graduation of its second group in May 2015. The newest doctors who attended four years of medical school in Athens will be completing their residencies in outstanding teaching hospitals ranging from Johns Hopkins to the University of California-San Francisco – and to one of the newest residency programs in Athens, the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership Internal Medicine program at St. Mary’s Healthcare.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

The University of Georgia will become the largest public university in the nation to require all undergraduate students to engage in experiential learning prior to graduation. Through internships, research, service-learning, study abroad, and other forms of hands-on learning, UGA students will experience life-changing opportunities tailored to their interests and aspirations.

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A Year to Remember at UGA

On Friday of this week, the University of Georgia will hold spring commencement ceremonies and welcome more than 5,600 students into the special family of UGA alumni.  As we prepare to close the book on one of the most successful years in the long history of this great institution, let us celebrate some of our major accomplishments from the 2014-2015 academic year.

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