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November 19, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

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Nov. 6 2017

Cook named vice provost for diversity, inclusion, initiatives

Veteran campus administrator Michelle Garfield Cook will be taking on an expanded leadership role as the institution's vice provost for diversity and inclusion and strategic university initiatives.

Nov. 6 2017

Graduation, retention rates at UGA reach all-time high

Measures of student success at UGA are at all-time highs, and ongoing enhancements to the learning environment aim to lift retention and graduation rates to even higher levels in the coming years.

Oct. 23 2017

$1 million gift will enable university to transform historic barn on Griffin campus into Dundee Cafe

A historic structure at the heart of the University of Georgia Griffin campus will undergo a $1 million renovation thanks to a gift from the Dundee Community Association.

Sep. 18 2017

BYU administrator will lead UGA Performing Arts Center

Jeffrey Q. Martin, an administrator with a proven record of bringing campus and community together to celebrate the arts, has been named director of the UGA Performing Arts Center.

Aug. 28 2017

University launches 113 ‘Double Dawgs’ degree programs

Students at the University of Georgia now have more than
100 opportunities to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years or less through a new linked-degree program known as Double Dawgs.

Aug. 21 2017

New designation highlights UGA’s role in cybersecurity research

The University of Georgia has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, a designation that underscores the role the university plays in advancing technology, policy and practices that strengthen America's cyber defense capabilities.

Aug. 14 2017

Unprecedented heights

The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary trend, with an average high school grade point average of 4.0 and a record average ACT score of 30.

Aug. 14 2017

Graduate School names plant pathology prof as associate dean

After a competitive internal search, Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour has named Ron Walcott associate dean of the Graduate School, a position in which he will provide administrative oversight and strategic vision during the next phase of the Graduate School's evolution.

Aug. 14 2017

Summer successes: Enrollment reaches new high in 2017

Whether on-campus, online or around the world, summer enrollment at the University of Georgia is on an upward trajectory.

Jul. 31 2017

Marine sciences professor named director of UGA Skidaway Institute

Clark Alexander, a scientist with a long history of fostering collaboration and excellence in research, has been named director of UGA's Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.

Jun. 12 2017

NYT College Access Index ranks UGA 10th among public universities

The New York Times has once again ranked the University of Georgia 10th among the nation's top public universities based on its commitment to economic diversity.

May. 15 2017

‘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.

May. 1 2017

University establishes Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy

The University of Georgia will advance research with implications for economic vitality and national security through its newly created Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy. 

Mar. 27 2017

Campus dean continues to work toward advancing medical education, research and outreach efforts

A consensus builder by nature, one of the first priorities that Dr. Shelley Nuss had after being named campus dean of the Augusta University/UGA Medical Partnership was to bring the faculty and staff together to define a shared vision that would guide their work going forward.

Mar. 27 2017

UGA alumna named 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholar

UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds postgraduate study and research at the University of Cambridge in England.

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