State News

Top 20 for 8 straight years

For the eighth consecutive year, the University of Georgia ranks in the top 20 among the nation’s best public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News’ 2024 rankings, released on Sept. 18, position the university at No. 20… Full story

UGA ranked No. 9 among public universities in the U.S. by Niche

The University of Georgia was recently ranked No. 9 on the latest list of Top Public Universities in the U.S. by the rankings platform Niche. The 2024 ranking, which was released last week, is based on Niche’s analysis of academic, admissions,… Full story

Grady County graduates as UGA Archway Partnership™ community

Grady County community members and UGA Archway Partnership faculty gathered in Cairo recently to celebrate more than a decade of accomplishments together as Grady County graduates from the University of Georgia’s Archway program. Through Archway, the community has fostered a… Full story

UGA named one of America’s best colleges

The University of Georgia was recently recognized as one of the best colleges in the country through a top ranking from “Money” magazine in its annual Best Colleges in America list. This year, the publication redesigned its analysis from a numbered… Full story

UGA program helps improve downtown Thomaston

The second project for the City of Thomaston in the University of Georgia’s Connected Resilient Communities (CRC) program brought UGA students and faculty to town to develop strategies for making the square and Thomaston Downtown Entertainment District more pedestrian and retail… Full story

Holmes-Hunter Academic Building to undergo major renovation

By Clarke Schwabe Project approved by Board of Regents and supported by a Woodruff Foundation grant The University of Georgia will soon begin a comprehensive renovation of one of its most historic buildings on North Campus, the Holmes-Hunter Academic Building. The $30… Full story

UGA breaks ground on new Poultry Science Complex

By Maria Lameiras The University of Georgia broke ground Monday on the site of a new, technologically advanced Poultry Science Complex in Athens. The project will dramatically increase capacity for instruction, research and collaboration supporting Georgia’s multibillion-dollar poultry industry, the largest sector… Full story

Infectious Disease Fellow from the Army War College Made the Most of a Year at UGA

Colonel Jolanda L. J. Walker wraps up a year-long senior service college fellowship at UGA By: Reaganne Coile While on campus during the 2020-2021 academic year, the University of Georgia’s Senior Service College Fellow from the Army War College made… Full story

Karen Burg Named Vice President for Research at UGA

She brings ‘exemplary record of leadership experience’ to research enterprise by Sam Fahmy Karen J.L. Burg, a noted researcher in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine with an outstanding record of academic leadership, has been named vice president for research at the University… Full story

Dr. Henry Young, Sarah Jones Awarded USDA Grant to Improve Health in Rural Georgia

In a unique collaboration between faculty and staff, the College of Pharmacy has received a USDA grant totaling almost $1 million to develop a Distant Learning and Telemedicine Program for underserved populations in rural Georgia. Dr. Henry N. Young, Kroger Associate Professor… Full story