Reaching New Heights

UGA's Response to COVID-19

UGA remains committed, first and foremost, to the health and safety of our community. Following months of rigorous planning and detailed preparation, the fall semester is underway on our campus. The success of this semester rests on the willingness of each of us to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Be safe, take care of one another, and Go Dawgs!

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UGA Welcomes Class of 2024

The more than 5,600 first-year undergraduate students who make up the University of Georgia’s Class of 2024 are beginning their studies at an unprecedented time in the institution’s history. Yet like the students who came before them, they bring an extraordinary record of academic success and boundless aspiration to the birthplace of public higher education.

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Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Community

The New Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion grant program is one of many ways UGA is demonstrating its commitment to recruiting and retaining underserved, underrepresented, and first-generation students. The selected projects are creating new pathways of success for students and generating new partnerships that will positively impact communities and individuals at UGA and across the state.

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Capital Projects Enhance Research, Teaching, and Outreach

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 STEM Research Building (pictured here) and the Poultry Science Complex, which would establish UGA as the preeminent global source for poultry research.

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‘Commit to Georgia’ Campaign Surpasses Goal

On June 30, the University of Georgia’s ‘Commit to Georgia’ campaign concluded after raising $1.45 billion, making it the most successful fundraising effort in UGA history.

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A State Treasure

Grounds and conservatory at State Botanical Garden of Georgia

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia has been a treasured resource for more than 50 years, attracting 230,000 visitors annually. This year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Garden has become even more important to local community members and to Georgians throughout the state as we have sought outdoor activities that keep us active while limiting our exposure to the novel coronavirus. As a land-grant university, UGA takes pride in being the home of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, where our missions of teaching, research, and service work together to increase our knowledge and improve our quality of life.


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