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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

Mar. 13 2017

‘Amazing opportunity’

What Sydney North and Amanda El-Kadi are learning this semester isn't found within the walls of a classroom.

Feb. 27 2017

Pulitzer Prize winner discusses ethical memory at Craige Lecture

According to Viet Thanh Nguyen, all wars are fought twice—first on the battlefield, then in the public's memory.

Feb. 13 2017

Inaugural Chambliss Fellows start internships in Washington, D.C.

For many students, the start of the new semester means moving back into the dorms and settling in to new classes. For the inaugural group of Chambliss Fellows, the start of the new semester meant moving to a new city and embracing opportunities to learn firsthand how government runs in the nation's capital.

Feb. 13 2017

MARTA CEO discusses how action leads to change at annual lecture

Keith Parker's life is all about action.

Feb. 6 2017

UGA celebrates 232nd anniversary with lecture

The University of Georgia celebrated its 232nd anniversary with a week of events, including the 15th annual Founders Day Lecture.

Feb. 6 2017

Social Work administrative assistant makes a difference on and off campus

Kat Farlowe puts work into social work.

Jan. 23 2017

Speaker calls for continuation of work on King’s ‘unfinished business’

Martin Luther King Jr. ended his most famous speech by talking about a dream, but he began that same speech by talking about America's unfinished business. The Rev. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock, senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, encouraged attendees at the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 13 to take on that work.

Dec. 5 2016

UGA’s first African-American female physics doctoral graduate urges girls to pursue sciences

Whitney Ingram's interest in science started as a girl. This month, she becomes the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in physics at UGA—and she wants other young girls to do the same.

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