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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.

Mar. 17 2014

Group think

On the fourth floor of the main library, students are discussing their marketing homework, drawing carbon chains on the walls and jotting down a poem on a door-and while it's not typical library behavior, it's all encouraged.

Feb. 24 2014

Political commentator to give this year’s University Lecture

Paul Begala, a political commentator and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, will deliver the University Lecture Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. He will speak on “Politics: Too Important to be Left to the Politicians.”

Dec. 2 2013

U.S. congressman to give keynote address at 2014 Freedom Breakfast

U.S. Rep. David Scott will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center.

Dec. 2 2013

University of Virginia president to give 25th annual McBee Lecture

Teresa Sullivan, president of the University of Virginia, will give the 25th annual Louise McBee Lecture Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Oct. 7 2013

‘Key’ community players

The UGA chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society will pay tribute to four alumni at its annual awards banquet Oct. 11.

Sep. 23 2013

Looking closer

Fall enrollment numbers for courses in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities are the largest in the history of the program. This semester, almost 20 percent more students are requesting CURO courses for individualized research opportunities.

Apr. 22 2013

Career Center wins Chevron Award for newly created iPad career guide

The UGA Career Center, part of the Division of External Affairs, has received a national award for its newly created Digital Career Guide for iPad.

Apr. 8 2013

UGA to offer summer camps, activities

From robotics to gymnastics, this summer UGA will offer a variety of activities and academic and athletic camps for toddlers through high school students.

Apr. 1 2013

UGA graduate programs still rank among nation’s best

UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law tied for No. 33, the College of Education ranked No. 43 and the Terry College of Business tied for No. 52.

Jan. 14 2013

State Botanical Garden’s director of development grows relationships

Strolling past beds of tulips or daffodils or walking under the oaks and dogwoods at the State Botanical Garden, Andrea Parris might be making the perfect match.

Jan. 7 2013

OID shepherds campus diversity efforts

Michelle Garfield Cook has been associate provost for institutional diversity for almost one year. Columns talked with her about the status of the university's diversity plan, projects her office is working on and what's next for diversity at UGA.

Dec. 3 2012

Follow the students: McPhaul teacher bases lessons on children’s interests

Phillip Baumgarner isn’t an ordinary preschool teacher. 

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