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UGA Receives $15.75M to Combat Human Trafficking

by Laurie Anderson It will expand current efforts in Africa and create a forum of scholars The University of Georgia has been selected to receive $15.75 million from the U.S. Department of State to expand programming and research to measurably reduce human… Full story

Georgia MBA Ranked No. 9 by The Economist

by Matt Weeks Terry College’s Full-Time MBA tops previous best in the global rankings The Full-Time MBA Program at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business is ranked among the top 10 U.S. public business schools by The Economist in its worldwide survey of… Full story

Partnership Offers REAL Skills to High Schoolers

by Hayley Major Kamerian Moses learned about the Great Promise Partnership this past April, a critical time in her high school career as a rising senior at Cedar Shoals. “As soon as I got the email, I got right on the application… Full story

Law School Again Named Best Return on Investment

by Heidi Murphy For the second year in a row, the University of Georgia School of Law has been named the best value in legal education in the country by National Jurist. These rankings are based on outcome-driven metrics such as bar passage and… Full story

NIH Awards up to $130M to Develop Universal Flu Vaccine

by James Hataway UGA to lead effort aimed at protecting vulnerable populations The University of Georgia has signed a contract with the National Institutes of Health for an initial award of $8 million to develop a new, more advanced influenza vaccine designed to protect… Full story

UGA Ranked 16th by U.S. News & World Report

by Leigh Beeson The University of Georgia continues to rank among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report, which placed UGA at No. 16 in its latest list of Best Public Universities. UGA has ranked in the top… Full story

Researchers Get $1.4M to Combat Opioid Crisis

by Kathryn Kao In 2017, with about 2.1 million people in the United States suffering from substance use disorders, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency to address the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. As part of… Full story

Recipients of 2019 Diversity, Inclusion Grant Funding Named

Twenty-five proposals have been funded through the second round of the New Approaches to Promote Diversity and Inclusion grants program, which was announced in January 2019 by UGA President Jere W. Morehead. “This program was first introduced to encourage new initiatives… Full story

New Faculty Tour Heads Out with New Provost on Board

by Kelly Simmons UGA’s whirlwind tour of the state kicked off its 35th run on Monday, with destinations including Amicalola State Park in the north Georgia mountains, the state Capitol and National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Pinewood… Full story

UGA Ranked among the State’s Best Employers by Forbes

The University of Georgia has been ranked the state’s 13th best employer in a new national survey of worker satisfaction recently released by Forbes magazine. Forbes partnered with the market research company Statista to identify the institutions liked best by employees… Full story