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UGA receives significant funding boost in state budgets

The University of Georgia received significant investments from its home state after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the amended FY 2024 state budget on February 29, 2024, and the FY 2025 state budget on May 7, 2024. “We are deeply grateful to… Full story

Graduates celebrate challenges and look to the future

The Class of 2024 faced a unique set of challenges, including starting their college journey at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. But their time at the University of Georgia has prepared these newest graduates to face whatever challenges come… Full story

Celebrating graduation, future opportunities

Trent Nesbit didn’t get a typical high school graduation. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no in-person ceremony, and the occasion passed without the traditional fanfare. Now, four years later, he is making the most out of his college graduation…. Full story

UGA celebrates accomplishments from this academic year

As the 2023-2024 academic year comes to a close at the University of Georgia, all members of the campus community can share in celebrating a year marked by extraordinary achievements and significant milestones. UGA continues to rank among the best… Full story

UGA second in the nation for Boren Awards in 2024

The University of Georgia ranks second in the nation as a 2024 top-performing institution for Boren Scholarships after a record number of 11 UGA undergraduates were selected as Boren Scholars this spring. UGA also ranks second for total number of Boren… Full story

UGA breaks ground on new medical education and research building

The University of Georgia broke ground Friday on a new medical education and research building that will significantly expand teaching and research capabilities at the university’s future School of Medicine. Located on UGA’s Health Sciences campus, preliminary plans for the building include… Full story

ACC, UGA team up to compost

In late January, nearly 400 steel trash cans appeared at the ends of driveways in Athens’ Normaltown, Boulevard and Cobbham neighborhoods, attracting neighbors’ curiosity.  The bins advertised the launch of a compost pilot program jointly conducted by the Athens-Clarke County Solid… Full story

Two UGA juniors named 2024 Goldwater Scholars

University of Georgia juniors Elaine “Lainey” Gammon and Sara Logsdon are among 438 undergraduates across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars in 2024, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, engineering and… Full story

UGA junior named a 2024 Truman Scholar

University of Georgia junior Alex Drahos was one of 60 undergraduates from across the nation to be selected as a 2024 Truman Scholar, a prestigious award given each year to students who demonstrate academic excellence, outstanding leadership potential, and commitment to… Full story

Four local projects receive Sahm Award funds

The University of Georgia continues to strengthen its commitment to Athens-Clarke County through an endowment established by Athens native and UGA alumna Bobbi Meeler Sahm and her family. Four collaborative local projects between UGA and Athens-Clarke County organizations have been selected… Full story