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Sep. 2 2014

Building up science

In a ceremony that included remarks by state and university leaders, UGA broke ground on its newest state-of-the-art learning facility, the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center.

Aug. 25 2014

On the fly: Radiation safety specialist takes interest in Earhart search

As Lauren Palmer was researching the fallout of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, an article about another Pacific island caught her eye.

Aug. 18 2014

Atlanta City Council president will speak at BFSO luncheon

Ceasar C. Mitchell, president of the Atlanta City Council, will deliver the keynote address at UGA's Black Faculty and Staff Organization's 12th annual Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon Sept. 30.

Aug. 11 2014

Helping hand: Administrative manager has giving spirit, desire to aid others

Whether living in Asia or Athens, Susan Parish has always felt the urge to volunteer and help others.

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.

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