UGA News

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

UGA Ranked Among Top Public Universities in the U.S.

Rankings based on academic, admissions, financial and student life data The University of Georgia ranked 11th on the list of Top Public Universities in the U.S. by rankings platform Niche. The Niche rankings compare over 500 public colleges and state universities in the… 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 Office of Sustainability Celebrates Earth Day 2021

A MORE SECURE FUTURE FOR ALL Earth Day is an important opportunity to celebrate and strengthen UGA’s commitment to research, teaching, and service focused on healthier people, stronger communities, and a more secure future. We all depend on a healthy… 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 Class of 2020 Achieves 91% Career Outcomes Rate

by Loran Posey Graduates celebrate together and watch the fireworks at the end of the Spring Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony that was held in the Fall of 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA)   Of University of… Full story