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Apr. 28 2014

IT professional, outgoing UGA Staff Council chair enjoys helping others

While Jerry Daniel may have been working every odd job he could find in the mid-1990s, he knew his future path was in technology. So in between jobs as a plumber, a roofer, a restaurant worker, a telemarketer and a ditch digger, Daniel was working on computers. 

Apr. 21 2014

Landrum looks back on more than three decades of service to his alma mater

Tom Landrum's undergraduate experience at UGA proved to have such an impact on the future vice president for development and alumni relations that he came back as an alumnus to serve a 38-year career on campus.

Apr. 21 2014

Reclaimed materials used to renovate athletics practice fields

As part of the universtiy's effort to create a more sustainable campus, the UGA Athletic Association has renovated two of the Woodruff Practice Fields using reclaimed materials. 

Apr. 21 2014

FindIT! coordinator aids in surveying state’s cultural resources

As Laura Kviklys was digging through the diaries and letters of Colonial Quaker women from Philadelphia for her undergraduate thesis, she wanted a different way to view her historical heroines. 

Apr. 14 2014

Strategist calls for continuation of civil rights efforts

Political strategist and author Donna Brazile urged an audience to build on the work of those in the civil rights and women's liberation movements during the 14th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 3. 

Apr. 14 2014

Award-winning journalist shares personal tales of Nelson Mandela

Award-winning journalist and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault remembers exactly when on Feb. 11, 1990, she found out that Nelson Mandela was released from prison. 

Apr. 7 2014

UGA students organize 40th Great Southland Stampede Rodeo

Nearly 6,000 people will gather at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena April 10-12 to watch cowboys and cowgirls show off their skills in an event entirely organized and run by UGA students. 

Apr. 7 2014

National Intelligence director will deliver Charter Lecture

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper will deliver the UGA Charter Lecture April 14 at 11:15 a.m. in the Chapel.

Mar. 17 2014

School of Law staffer sets the bar for providing great customer service

Tina Whitehair sets the bar for going above and beyond both at work and home. An administrative associate at the School of Law, Whitehair provides support for 15 professors, countless students and even volunteers her time outside of the work week. 

Mar. 10 2014

UGA wins 5 regional CASE awards for its communications efforts

UGA public relations and communications professionals were recognized with five awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III conference Feb. 16-19 in Orlando. 

Mar. 10 2014

University Lecture speaker: More compromise needed in Washington

In Sugarland, Texas-the town in which political commentator Paul Begala grew up-there was a chicken that played the piano at the county fair each year.

Mar. 3 2014

Administrative manager keeps Marine Extension flowing

Between the seashells, wooden ships and sea animal photos splashed about Marie Scoggins' office, it's easy to see why she says she enjoys her job at the Marine Extension Service.

Feb. 24 2014

Faculty, staff keep university operational despite weather

As students and Athens residents flocked outside to play in the snow, some UGA employees continued working despite the winter weather earlier this month. Even with the campus closed Feb. 11-13, some UGA units went above and beyond during the chilly week. 

Feb. 17 2014

Fulfilling the Dream Award recipient takes pride in Terry’s diversity efforts

Mark Dawkins takes a lot of pride in his efforts and those of the Terry College of Business to improve diversity at UGA. 

Feb. 17 2014

EITS employee rises from student worker to IT manager

Justin Williams was a UGA student working at a fast food restaurant when he decided he wanted an on-campus job, more specifically a job at the Enterprise Information Technology Services Help Desk. 

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