Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to teach mathematics, science and coding more efficiently using interdisciplinary approaches, which may help increase student motivation in STEM fields of study.
UGA professor Jose F. Cordero has been awarded the 2017 Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health, the oldest and most prestigious award bestowed by the American Public Health Association.
Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, associate professor of employment law and legal studies, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia's Black Faculty and Staff Organization's 15th annual Founders' Award Scholarship Luncheon.
Valerie Boyd, the Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence and an associate professor of journalism, and William U. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, each received a Governor's Award for the Arts and Humanities from Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal.
The University System of Georgia 2018 open enrollment period is Oct. 30 through Nov. 10.
Trisha Branan's dedication to teaching, coupled with her commitment to critical care pharmacotherapy, are daily experiences that complement her role as a clinical assistant professor in the UGA College of Pharmacy.
Researchers in the University of Georgia's College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to develop a vaccine platform that will optimize vaccine development and administration.
Filmmaker James Ponsoldt will visit Cine Oct. 21 for a day of events celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Ponsoldt is a writer and director whose credits include The End of the Tour, The Circle and Master of None. He was raised in Athens.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 President's Medal.
Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant at the University of Georgia received a 2017 University Economic Development Association Award of Excellence for helping communities on the Georgia coast reduce their risk of flooding and subsequently qualify for lower flood insurance rates.