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AU/UGA Medical Partnership Provides More Than $132,000 in Free Healthcare to Athens Community

Athens Free Mobile Clinic Provides Thousands of Athenians with Holistic Primary and COVID-19 Care By Reaganne Coile Powered by the faculty and staff of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, the Athens Free Mobile Clinic has provided more than $132,000 in free… Full story

Athens Business Leaders Selected for UGA Alumni Association Bulldog 100

Athens business owners, nonprofit leaders and professionals among 2021 honorees by Reaganne Coile The Athens area is home to more than 10 percent of the top 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. In the UGA Alumni Association’s… Full story

UGA Student Partners with Local Council on Aging

Jessica Shotwell creates unique health communications program for older populations By: Hayley Major In January 2020, Jessica Shotwell gave her first lesson at the Athens Community Council on Aging. Just two months later, the COVID-19 pandemic brought about disruption and… Full story

Bulldogs Take Action to Support the Community

Student-athletes step up to the plate to provide services during pandemic by John Frierson Making sure all Georgia Bulldogs are registered to vote. Providing Wi-Fi hotspots for local students. Helping raise money and provide goods for community members amid the… Full story

Each College Graduate Adds $2M to Georgia’s GDP

UGA study shows the increased lifetime earnings are a payoff to the state’s bottom line by J. Merritt Melancon Georgians have long viewed higher education as the fastest path to a brighter future, but new research shows how college graduates also fuel… Full story

Dawgs at the Dome: Bulldogs descend on Capitol

Students from the University of Georgia visited the Georgia state Capitol on Tuesday for the sixth annual Dawgs at the Dome. The event, a collaboration between the Student Government Association and the Office of Government Relations, allows students to spend… Full story

UGA Achieves 96 Percent Career Outcomes Rate

University of Georgia graduates, for the second year in a row, are employed or attending graduate school within six months at a rate of 96 percent—11.7 percent higher than the national average. Of those students: 63 percent were employed full time;… Full story

Dawgs at the Capitol

The University of Georgia is preparing the next generation of leaders for Georgia, the nation, and the world. Through initiatives such as the experiential learning program, the Double Dawgs program and service-learning, UGA students learn how to apply their academic training… Full story

Farm Tour Highlights Diversity of Agriculture Industry

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead traveled to South Georgia Sept. 25 to learn more about Georgia’s top industry—agriculture—during his annual Farm Tour. The tour’s stops highlighted the diversity of the agriculture industry, ranging from the Pure Flavor Greenhouse Complex… Full story

Annual Federal Staff Retreat Highlights UGA Research

Approximately 40 U.S. congressional staff members received an exclusive look at UGA’s research mission through the Office of Government Relations’ annual Federal Staff Retreat. Staff members from 15 of Georgia’s 16-member delegation recently attended the two-day retreat.  After receiving an overview… Full story