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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 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

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

Athens-Based Businesses Invest in Community’s Future

by Hayley Major UGA supports small businesses from inception to expansion From pet day cares to restaurants, Athens boasts a unique and diverse small business landscape. And whether just starting out or looking to grow, the University of Georgia offers a… Full story

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

Athletics Director Pledges $100K to Need-Based Aid

by Clarke Schwabe New AD Josh Brooks creates scholarship targeting Athens-Clarke County students  Josh Brooks, the newly named J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics at the University of Georgia, recently pledged $100,000 to create a need-based scholarship that will support UGA students from… Full story

UGA’s Desegregation History on Display at Main Library

by Camie Williams The bell ringers in front of the Holmes-Hunter Academic Building during a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of desegregation at UGA. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA) In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of the University of… 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