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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

UGA Hosts National Rural Student Success UnConference

by Khristina Gallagher, Rachel Pharr Georgia steers the conversation on rural student success in higher education University of Georgia’s inaugural Redefining Rural Students’ Success and Wellbeing: An unConference on Practice, Research, and Innovation, held March 19-20, was its first national convening to discuss rural… Full story

Inaugural Isakson Chair and GRA Eminent Scholar Named

by Michael Terrazas Anumantha Kanthasamy, an internationally renowned researcher of Parkinson’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, has been appointed as the first John H. “Johnny” Isakson Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Parkinson’s Research. He will join UGA in… Full story

UGA Top Institution for Service to Student Veterans

by Don Reagin UGA’s Barco named top advisor by national student veteran advocacy group The University of Georgia has been named the top tier one research institution in the nation in Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools 2021 rankings. The designation recognizes the university… Full story

AU/UGA Medical Students to Help Deliver Vaccines

by Lindsey Derrick Medical Partnership mobile clinic to turn efforts to vaccinating those in need Medical students at the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will begin helping administer the COVID-19 vaccine this week through an arrangement with the Clarke County Board… Full story

Medical Partnership Increases Student Enrollment

The expansion will help address physician shortages in Georgia The Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership located in Athens is helping to address Georgia’s critical shortage of physicians by expanding its class size. The expansion, which will grow the class size… Full story

UGA Offers COVID-19 Resources Throughout Georgia

by Kelly Simmons Programs are in place to help businesses, governments, communities and youth across the state From helping local governments navigate their changing financials to providing online assistance to small businesses in applying for federal loans to providing meals for food… Full story

Georgia MBA Ranked No. 9 by The Economist

by Matt Weeks Terry College’s Full-Time MBA tops previous best in the global rankings The Full-Time MBA Program at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business is ranked among the top 10 U.S. public business schools by The Economist in its worldwide survey of… Full story