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Individual, institutional winners named for 76th Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors has selected Norman Lear to receive an Individual Award and the Independent Television Service an Institutional Award for their contributions to storytelling in television.

Students show gratitude at sixth Thank a Donor Day

A record-breaking number of students gathered April 13 at Thank a Donor Day to show their appreciation for UGA donors. Coordinated by the Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship, this campus-wide tradition has celebrated the impact of private donations for the past six years.

New online library catalog system to debut May 26

The UGA Libraries is getting a new online catalog system May 26. The new GIL-Find will combine the best features of both the current GIL-Find and GIL Classic at the same URL:

Franklin College faculty member uses performance to share history

An assistant professor in the theatre and film studies department of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin conducts research that focuses on two main questions: How can one use theater, film and television to tell history? And how does performance affect the ways in which members of the African diaspora see and understand each other?

2017 OIE awards honor faculty, staff for internationalization efforts

The Office of International Education honored several UGA faculty and community members April 4 at its annual International Education Awards Reception. The awards recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to the university's internationalization and advanced international education through instruction, research and service.

Professor receives national recognition for service-learning

Drive by the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue any day of the week and you're likely to see David Berle, a wide brimmed hat shading his face, working the fields alongside students.

‘Meaningful conversation’

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead recently hosted meetings with members of the university and local civic and business leaders to discuss priorities of mutual interest—including education and economic development.

Harvard professor discusses ethical challenges facing AI

Believe it or not, one of the "most intelligent" machines out there is the one that cleans your house while you're doing something else, said Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University.

‘A better way’

Dr. Dale E. Green can still recall the frustrations he experienced with patient records early on in his career as a physician.

Breaking boundaries

Elisabeth "Lilian" Sattler came to the University of Georgia on a mission.

Archaeological collection from natural history museum comes to UGA

The University of Georgia Laboratory of Archaeology has received an extensive archaeological collection that includes artifacts and other paleoenvironmental materials recovered by the American Museum of Natural History during a decade of excavation led by David Hurst Thomas on St. Catherines Island, Georgia.

UGA scientists, engineers help turn ocean plastic into new products

Two years ago, socially conscious entrepreneurs Rob Ianelli and Ryan Schoenike founded their company, Norton Point, to manufacture sunglasses made from the huge amounts of plastic cleaned up from coastlines.

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