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Oct. 5 2015

Admissions office’s Latino outreach program honored by White House

Shortly after UGA's historic campus came into view, nearly two dozen Clarke Middle School students gathered in front of the Arch before spending a day learning how they can one day return to campus and earn a degree. 

Sep. 8 2015

CVIOG facilities manager tackles projects of all shapes, sizes

A sign on Dan Evans' office door reads in part "We can do great things, if it matters not who gets the credit."

And Evans, the facilities manager for the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, lives and works by that phrase. He's willing to do anything from vehicle fleet policy writing to unclogging toilets to fixing air-conditioning units.


Aug. 24 2015

Student services director helped grow College of Public Health

Ten years ago, Heather McEachern was part of a small band of faculty and staff who helped build the College of Public Health. With a constant focus on students, McEachern has touched the lives of many current and former College of Public Health students since the school began in 2005. 

Aug. 24 2015

Retirees hear details on upcoming changes to USG health insurance

Retirees and soon-to-be retirees learned more details about the upcoming changes to retiree health insurance from the University System of Georgia during informational meetings last week. 

Aug. 10 2015

Multimedia specialist aims to inspire others by telling ‘that big UGA story’

Shortly after receiving his undergraduate degree and getting married, Tyler Daniels turned to the university that had been his home to find a job. He didn't know it at the time, but accepting a position at UGA would impact his career path for years to come.

Jul. 13 2015

Energy-saving efforts save UGA $175,000 during heat wave

Through energy conservation efforts and being mindful of their work environment, members of the campus community saved UGA $175,000 and enough electricity to power 12 average American homes for a year.

May. 18 2015

UGA’s Arch to undergo preservation

The iconic UGA Arch will undergo a preservation process starting May 19 and continuing through the summer.

Apr. 27 2015

15 from 2015: UGA students discuss their hands-on learning experiences

At UGA, students aren't limited to learning inside the classroom. From helping migrants in Jordan to researching animals in Hawaii to completing clinical rotations in Alaska, these graduating students talk about how their hands-on learning experiences impacted their UGA academic experiences and their lives.

Apr. 27 2015

OID coordinator devotes his life to ‘impacting change’ in the community

When he was 11, Randolph Carter turned to God for answers and made a promise that would shape the rest of his life. 

Apr. 13 2015

VP for development, alumni relations speaks to Staff Council

UGA is making progress on increasing alumni and outside engagement, but still has room to grow.

Apr. 13 2015

Informational sessions held on retiree health insurance changes

Droves of retirees and soon-to-be retirees flocked to the Georgia Center April 3 for informational sessions on upcoming changes to retiree health insurance from the University System of Georgia. So many people showed up to the first session that even with four overflow rooms, an additional session was added to meet the demand for information about the changes that go into effect Jan. 1. 

Apr. 6 2015

Outdoor teams challenge course opens

More than 100 people felt the wind rush by as they flew 300 feet through the air during the March 20 opening of UGA's outdoor teams challenge course and zip lines. Along with testing out the two zip lines, participants had the chance to examine the course located at the Lake Herrick Recreational Sports Complex in Oconee Forest Park.

Mar. 30 2015

University staff members win 3 CASE awards

UGA communications, photography and design professionals were recognized with three awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III conference Feb. 15-18 in Orlando, Florida. 

Mar. 23 2015

Info sessions on upcoming changes to retiree health insurance to be held

Two sessions on upcoming changes to retiree health insurance from the University System of Georgia, which includes UGA, will be held on campus April 3.

Mar. 16 2015

Former aspiring poet in charge of ‘Georgia Review’ production

Years before he started working on campus, Scott LaClaire submitted several of his poems for publication in The Georgia Review. None was ever published, but LaClaire finds irony in his efforts now that he's helped mold the publication during his 14 years at the literary journal.

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