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Jan. 16 2018

University to present President’s Medal to Early, Dunn Jan. 22

The University of Georgia will bestow one of its highest honors to Mary Frances Early, the first African-American to earn a degree from UGA, and Delmer "Del" Dunn, former UGA vice president for instruction, Jan. 22 during
Founders Week celebrations.

Nov. 6 2017

The Poppy Lady

It began with a simple idea from a University of Georgia professor—sell poppy flowers to raise money on behalf of soldiers killed and injured in World War I.

Aug. 21 2017

Sanford Stadium construction means changes in west end zone

Construction on Sanford Stadium will mean a few changes, mostly in the west end zone, for fans attending football games this fall.

Aug. 21 2017

WUGA-FM celebrates 30 years on the air

The Classic City's own WUGA-FM first hit the airwaves 30 years ago this month, bringing with it National Public Radio's signature blend of local programming, news and music.

Aug. 15 2016

Science Learning Center dedication to be held Aug. 17

UGA's Science Learning Center is now open for student instruction.

Aug. 8 2016

New buildings open, other construction projects underway

With the start of the fall semester, there have been some changes around campus.

Jun. 27 2016

Going green

UGA has been awarded $10 million from the state of Georgia to purchase 19 electric buses, and Athens Clarke County received $6 million to buy 10 hybrid-electric buses.

Dec. 7 2015

House leader to speak at Freedom Breakfast

Stacey Y. Abrams, House minority leader for the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for the 89th House District, will give the keynote address for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.

Aug. 17 2015

Start of year school year brings with it changes around campus

With the start of the fall semester, there have been some changes around campus.

Oct. 27 2014

Young, former UN ambassador, will speak at Freedom Breakfast

Andrew Young, a former ambassador to the United Nations, will be the keynote speaker for the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.

Sep. 22 2014

$2.5M gift to create distinguished chair in real estate at UGA

UGA has received a $2.5 million gift from the estate of Roy Adams Dorsey to establish the Roy Adams Dorsey Distinguished Chair in Real Estate in the Terry College of Business, pending approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

Aug. 25 2014

Casting a (state)wide net

Serving the people of Georgia is UGA's longest tradition, established at the university's founding as the country's first state-chartered university.

May. 19 2014

Service-learning course put student volunteers in local Hispanic community

"Entiende? Do you understand?" Jake Rooney asked that a lot when he was teaching long division in Spanish. 

May. 19 2014

UGA continues efforts to create global citizens

From foreign language courses to First-Year Odyssey classes on Bollywood films and lectures on the Quran to African dance performances, diversity is all part of well-rounded education.

Apr. 7 2014

Graduate programs rise in ‘US News & World Report’s’ rankings

UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law moved up to rank 29th, the College of Education moved up to rank 33rd and the Terry College of Business moved up to rank 48th.

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