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Oct. 9 2017

More than 70 receive certificates at annual Embracing Diversity event

Diversity and university may seem like etymological opposites at first, but they're actually one and the same, according to Usha Rodrigues, associate dean for faculty development in UGA's School of Law and keynote speaker at the annual Embracing Diversity event held Sept. 26 in the Chapel.

Sep. 25 2017

Unit-based teams keep university operational during weather closing

During times of inclement weather and other campus closures, many university employees step up to keep essential services running.

That held true earlier this month when UGA closed for two days after Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for all of Georgia's 159 counties due to Tropical Storm Irma, which damaged trees and caused power outages across the state-—including on the UGA campus and throughout Athens-Clarke County. Several UGA units went above and beyond their normal duties to keep the university operational during the closing.


Sep. 25 2017

Two new UGA teams help local community during Irma

In addition to keeping the university operational when it was closed because of Tropical Storm Irma, two groups from UGA pitched in to help the local community.

Aug. 21 2017

Director of community relations builds new UGA, ACC partnerships

Alison McCullick has a knack for bringing people together. And her position as director of community relations allows her to do just that for UGA and the Athens-Clarke County community.

Aug. 14 2017

Changes made across campus

A new school year brings about several changes around campus.

Aug. 14 2017

Viewing events for solar eclipse to be held at three campus locations

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse can be viewed at three locations on UGA's main campus in Athens.

Jun. 12 2017

Big impact

UGA's Small Class Size Initiative is making a difference after just one semester.

Jun. 12 2017

‘Thank you’

Approximately 4,000 staff members took part in Staff Appreciation Day activities May 11 at the intramural fields.

May. 15 2017

Speakers at graduation ceremonies share advice, welcome new alumni

Approximately 5,625 students met the qualifications to receive their undergraduate or graduate degrees and were welcomed as UGA's newest alumni during spring Commencement ceremonies held May 5.

May. 1 2017

Development coordinator lives a life as diverse as her work at UGA

Shonte Matthews has led a diverse life.

Apr. 17 2017

Elders shares vision for future during Mary Frances Early Lecture

Education, education, education.

Apr. 14 2017

Director creates special events to ‘friendraise’ for School of Law

Each day is just a little bit different for Lisa Mathis.

Mar. 27 2017

Irish author talks about impact of family on writing

Irish writer Colm Toibin's novels are inspired by his own life, including the memories of his mother and aunts and the homesickness he felt while teaching and living in Austin, Texas.

Mar. 27 2017

‘Meaningful reflection’

Dr. Gregory S. Broughton of the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music looked to the sky and took a deep breath before beginning a moving a cappella version of "Amazing Grace," a vocal tribute to the men, women and children whose remains were discovered during the construction of the Baldwin Hall expansion.

Mar. 13 2017

Seed Life Skills Symposium includes cooking competition, panel discussion

The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts helped organize and sponsored the Seed Life Skills Symposium on Feb. 22 that included a cooking competition, panel discussion and fundraising dinner

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