The University of Georgia celebrated the completion of Phase I of the Terry College’s new Business Learning Community by dedicating Correll Hall. UGA also marked the ground breaking of Amos Hall and Phase II of the project.Read More ›
The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Georgia a five-year, $2.99 million grant to develop an interdisciplinary graduate training program in disease ecology. As a part of the new NSF Research Traineeship initiative, this program will provide students with skills to solve complex problems in a field of increasing importance. Vanessa Ezenwa, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology and the College of Veterinary Medicine’s infectious diseases department, will lead the new program.Read More ›
Before the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, President Morehead hosted student leaders at his home from several important ambassadorial organizations, including the Visitors Center student tour guides, the 2015 summer orientation leaders, the Arch Society, and members of the Student Alumni Council.
The University of Georgia recently announced a major hiring initiative to reduce class sizes, create new course sections, and increase students’ interaction with faculty.
UGA’s $4.4 million investment will result in 56 new hires and create 319 new course sections in 81 majors, the majority of which will have fewer than 18 students. By reducing the number of large class sections in critical instruction areas, the University will further improve student learning and success.
The University of Georgia hosted a series of events for alumni, students, parents and donors in California from July 12-17. The trip to the West Coast gave UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Kelly Kerner, and other administrators an opportunity to connect with supporters who live and work in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas.
The Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication kicked off the weeklong series of events with a networking event that connected alumni with students participating in the Grady in LA program, a summer internship and study program that provides undergraduates with experiences in the entertainment industry.
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.Read More ›
Through a new major hiring initiative, the University of Georgia is strengthening its involvement in informatics, a rapidly growing field that examines massive datasets. The university plans to hire eight tenure-line faculty members who will conduct research in this burgeoning field. Because informatics is a broad area, this hiring initiative will engage many disciplines and could bring new faculty members to any of UGA’s 17 schools and colleges.Read More ›
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.Read More ›
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.Read More ›
Science education is flourishing at the University of Georgia. With record numbers of students enrolled in the College of Engineering, a state-of-the-art Science Learning Center under construction, and more than 30% of incoming first-year students declaring majors in science fields, the University’s leadership in STEM areas (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is evident.READ MORE