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Vol. 44, No. 10

September 26, 2016

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CAMPUS NEWS | FRONT PAGE
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Graduate student Abha Rai, left, and Dean Anna Scheyett talk in the lounge of the School of Social Work.

‘Move the needle’

New School of Social Work dean focuses on excellence and impact

Anna Scheyett is no stranger to change.

NSF renews grant of $4M to broaden STEM participation

Funding for a program that has helped triple minority enrollment in STEM fields at UGA has been renewed for the second time by the National Science Foundation.

Four named 2016-17 Fellows in SEC Academic Leadership Development Program

Four UGA faculty members—Chris Garvin, Janice Hume, Marisa Anne Pagnattaro and J. Marshall Shepherd—have been selected as the university's 2016-2017 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.

UGA to implement mandated changes to staff classifications

UGA will implement federally-mandated changes to staff classifications Nov. 17, moving approximately 3,000 staff members from exempt to non-exempt status. UGA has held two campuswide forums to communicate to staff members the impact of the new U.S. Department of Labor regulations and will hold two more sessions at the Georgia Center today at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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