UGA Libraries Offers Contactless Porch Pickup for Graduate Students, Faculty

The UGA Libraries’ reopening plan begins with contactless porch pickup services for graduate students and faculty beginning June 23.

Most library services and resources will remain available digitally through the summer, as a small group of library faculty and staff return to campus to begin preparations for safe on-campus operations during the upcoming academic year. However, due to requests, certain books may be checked out and retrieved by faculty and graduate students.

Students and faculty currently have remote access to more than 2 million volumes through the UGA Libraries’ e-book collection, as well as a partnership with Hathi Trust, a digital … read more

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Kate Sabey wins P.E.O. Scholar Award

Kate Sabey, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Infectious Diseases at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine at UGA, is one of 100 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter M of Athens, GA.

Sabey is a graduate of Juniata College where she explored the role of gut microbiome in human gastrointestinal disease. After graduation, she completed an internship at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park before returning to Juniata College, where she served as an adjunct laboratory instructor and research associate.

Now a member of Dr. Vanessa Ezenwa’s lab, … read more

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Masters Student Sheridan Alford co-Founds #BlackBirdersWeek

Images courtesy of Sheridan Alford and Biodiversity Heritage Library

Masters Student and Graduate Assistant at the Graduate School Sheridan Alford co-founded the bird-watching movement #BlackBirdersWeek after the viral video of a black man bird-watching in Central Park was threatened by a white woman. This movement highlights and showcases black birders. Read her interview with High Country News here.

Alford started bird watching during her undergraduate studies at UGA. She attended field trips with UGA’s Dr. Steven Castleberry (Warnell) and Dr. Robert Cooper (Ornithology) which introduced her to the variety of ways to interact with birds like bird banding. A … read more

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Fill Out Your 2020 Census! (and use your Athens address)

Hairy Dawg wants YOU to fill out your 2020 Census online! Be sure to use your Athens address rather than your parents’ address to ensure funding for important services students enjoy like healthcare and some financial aid. The survey takes less than 10 minutes and can be accessed at ​Everyone counts! #2020Census

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UGA is listed as a Top Veteran-Friendly School

U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) has released their Best of the Best early result.  The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. These non-biased studies are valuable resources for future students. UGA was listed as a Top Veteran-Friendly School. See more businesses and institutions here.

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UGA Celebrates 50 Years of Earth Day

Celebrating and strengthening UGA’s commitment to research, teaching, and service focused on healthier people, stronger communities, and a more secure future. UGA Earth Day 2020 includes engaging activities throughout spring 2020 to educate and inspire action.

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2020 Honors Week

Since the 1930s, the University of Georgia has set aside a special time each year to recognize the achievements of its students, faculty, staff and alumni. Even during difficult times such as these, it is important to celebrate individuals who are helping UGA fulfill its mission through their unyielding pursuit of excellence. Congratulations to our graduate students honored this week!

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UGA to Transition to Online Classes March 30

The University of Georgia has temporarily suspended instruction from March 16-27 and will transition to online instruction for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.
In addition, the University has temporarily moved to telework options for those staff members who can conduct their job duties remotely.
All faculty have been asked to plan for their courses to transition to online instruction.
The University community will receive updates via email, the University of Georgia home page and this website.

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Terrell Hall Closed to the General Public

To limit the exposure of staff members to COVID-19, Terrell Hall is currently closed to the general public.

To access the Graduate School for business reasons, please call 706.542.6300.

To access Undergraduate Admissions, please call 706.542.8776.

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