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‘Prestigious recognition’

University of Georgia Regents' Professor Michael R. Strand has received one of the highest honors a scientist can receive—election to the National Academy of Sciences.

Five graduate students receive teaching awards

Each year, the University of Georgia recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated superior teaching skills and contributed to teaching beyond their own classroom responsibilities through the Excellence in Teaching Awards administered by the Graduate School and the Outstanding Teaching Awards administered by the Office of the Vice President for Instruction.

Moore to lead CAES research efforts

The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has tapped Allen Moore, currently serving as head of the genetics department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, to lead the college's research efforts as the CAES associate dean for research.

Speakers at graduation ceremonies share advice, welcome new alumni

Approximately 5,625 students met the qualifications to receive their undergraduate or graduate degrees and were welcomed as UGA's newest alumni during spring Commencement ceremonies held May 5.

Georgia Supreme Court justice to deliver law school address

Carol W. Hunstein, a justice serving on the Supreme Court of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the School of Law's Commencement to be held May 20 at 10 a.m.

Two UGA buildings named for leaders in business community

Two new University of Georgia buildings have been named in honor of donors with lasting connections to the Terry College of Business.

PSO Faculty Fellows study coastal debris, fungi and leadership evaluation

As 2016-17 Faculty Fellows, ­Jambeck, Brewer and Nesbit each has had an opportunity to partner with a UGA Public Service and Outreach unit to further their academic and research interests.

Munneke, Terry College associate dean, receives first Seawell Award

Henry Munneke, associate dean for undergraduate programs in the Terry College of Business, has been awarded the inaugural Lee  Anne Seawell Faculty Recognition Award, which recognizes faculty members who provide career development support for students.

Career Center recognizes top UGA student employees

The University of Georgia employs more than 5,000 student employees. Each spring, the UGA Career Center celebrates the contributions those students make to labs, offices and programs across campus.

Passion for public health turns into career for UGA’s first African-American to earn doctorate

The first African-American to earn a doctorate in statistics at UGA, Stacy Cobb has turned a passion for public health into a career as a biostatistician.

Six digital storytelling programs named winners of Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Awards

The Peabody Media Center and the University of Georgia have named six winners of this year's Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Awards for outstanding digital storytelling released in 2016. The programs use 3-D modeling, virtual reality, interactive websites and video games to address stories covering a range of issues from torture in prison and childhood cancer to transgender dating and identity.

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