Reaching New Heights

Vax Up and Enter to Win $1,000!

To protect the health and safety of our community, everyone at UGA is encouraged to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Fully vaccinated faculty, staff, and students are eligible to win one of 100 cash prizes of $1,000. The names of the first 50 winners will be drawn on Sept. 15, with another 25 to follow on Sept. 30 and again on Oct. 15. Enter your name for the drawings today!

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Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Community

The work of creating a welcoming and inclusive campus is something we all share. To that end, UGA has adopted a five-year roadmap to advance diversity and inclusive excellence. The plan includes 11 university-level goals ranging from increasing the enrollment of underrepresented students to increasing the number of underrepresented faculty and staff, as well as increasing institutional visibility in the educational pipeline of underserved communities.

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UGA Innovation Springs Forth

UGA’s new Innovation Hub, located in the renovated Spring Street Building, the site of the historic Town Spring near downtown Athens, is ushering in the next stage of the Innovation District. As UGA’s front door for industry engagement, this unique space will foster many avenues of economic development through entrepreneurship and collaboration among our faculty, students, and industry partners.

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Keep Our Community Healthy!

To protect the health and safety of our community, all faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to get a COVID-19 vaccine. All three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) are available at the UGA Health Center. UGA community members also are encouraged to wear a mask, participate in surveillance testing, and take other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Let’s stay Georgia Strong, Dawg Strong!

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Capital Projects Advance STEM at UGA

UGA is modernizing the part of campus known as Science Hill with new facilities and other capital projects to enhance research, teaching, and outreach in the sciences. Among the projects are the new Interdisciplinary STEM Research Complex (pictured here) and a new Poultry Science Building, which would establish UGA as the preeminent global source for poultry research.

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UGA Grads Succeeding Amid Pandemic

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the Class of 2020 has achieved remarkable success, with 91% employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation. Overcoming these challenges reflects UGA students' tenacity and resilience. The Career Center also has adapted to the new environment, offering more resources online and connecting students with potential employers virtually.

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Connecting Faculty to Our Land-Grant Mission

As a land-grant and sea-grant institution, UGA has a strong and special relationship with the great state we call home. Our annual economic impact on Georgia is estimated at over $6.5 billion. A significant part of that impact comes from a far-reaching nexus of research, public service, and economic development activities. Faculty play a central role in all of these activities, helping us fulfill our land-grant mission.

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