UGA News

UGA dedicates Delta Innovation Hub

By Clarke Schwabe Facility renovation was supported by a major gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation The University of Georgia dedicated the Delta Innovation Hub in a ceremony held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, recognizing The Delta Air Lines Foundation’s support… 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

UGA expands investment in campus safety

Latest measures add to efforts to enhance lighting, cameras and police personnel The University of Georgia is investing an additional $8.5 million over the next three years to enhance campus safety, including additional lighting, security cameras, police personnel and a nightly… Full story

UGA Alumni Association reveals 2022 Bulldog 100 businesses

By Danielle Bezila Athens, Georgia. – The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 2022 Bulldog 100, a list of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. UGA received 367 nominations for the 2022 list. The… Full story

Local Leaders Selected for UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class

Miller, Simmons, and Thoms named to the prestigious 2021 Class of 40 Under 40 By: Reaganne Coile Each year, the UGA Alumni Association recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements through the… Full story

Morehead Named President of Southeastern Conference

He continues to serve on NCAA Board of Governors and Board of Directors University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Southeastern Conference, beginning July 1. As president, Morehead will chair… 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

Innovation District Draws Tech Startup to Athens

Metropolis uses advanced technology to streamline health care recruiting A Dallas, Texas-area health care startup is expanding to Athens, Georgia, to establish its product development headquarters in the University of Georgia’s growing Innovation District. Metropolis, an AMP Health Inc. company, incubated… Full story