Fall 2020 Graduate Commencement Ceremony Will Be Held Virtually.

This difficult decision was made after extensive dialogue with faculty leaders and public health officials to address concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 in winter months. It aligns with prior guidance from public health officials that led UGA to move classes online for the remainder of fall semester following the Thanksgiving break.

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UGA’s Terry College Ranked in Top 10 Best Business Colleges

Money Magazine ranked UGA’s Terry College of Business in their 10 Best Business Colleges in the U.S. The rankings consider affordability, average salaries for business majors, and the number of students studying business topics. https://money.com/best-business-colleges/

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Call for Submissions: 4’33” Research in the Arts Competition

A Featured Event of the UGA Spotlight on the Arts

The 4’33’’ Research in the Arts Competition 2020 is now open for submissions. We are inviting all UGA student scholars and artists to share their research and compete for cash prizes in this exciting, virtual event. The competition will highlight scholarly research about any art form or combination of art forms, including (but not restricted to): visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, literature, media arts, or performance art. Presentations should be focused on historical, theoretical, and critical research about art, as opposed to original works of art created … read more

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Deadline: October 1: The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education and who are committed to academic innovation in the areas of equity, community engagement, and teaching and learning. The award honors the work of K. Patricia Cross, professor emerita of higher education at the University of California–Berkeley.


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UGA receives national diversity award for seventh consecutive year

Many of the University of Georgia’s efforts to foster diversity and inclusion have been in place for years, while other initiatives and programs announced in recent months reflect an intention to accelerate the university’s progress.

This strong foundation coupled with a commitment to building on past successes has earned UGA the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. The HEED Award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion, and 2020 marks the seventh consecutive year UGA has received it.

“I am proud the University of … read more

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To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Grad School asks that you make an appointment before visiting.

Contacts for our departments are listed below.

Admissions – gradadm@uga.edu
Enrolled Student Services – gradinfo@uga.edu
Recruitment & Diversity Initiatives – grecruit@uga.edu
Business Office – gsfinanc@uga.edu
Dean’s Office – graddean@uga.edu

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Jacqueline Joye Peña Awarded Gilliam Graduate Fellowship Grant

Plant Biology Doctoral Student Jacqueline Joye Peña and her advisor Assistant Professor Dr. Douda Bensasson received the Gilliam Graduate Fellowship Grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The award provides Peña the opportunity to travel to important scientific conferences and meetings in her field, professional development workshops, and a competitive stipend in addition to allowance for diversity and inclusion activities at the graduate level.

“Receiving as award like this feels very validating that researching how natural populations respond to climate change while providing safe spaces for underrepresented groups in STEM are worth doing,” said Peña. “I feel honored to … read more

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UPDATE: A Message to UGA’s International Students

The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a policy that would have stripped visas from international students whose courses move exclusively online amid the coronavirus pandemic. – The Hill


Published July 12, 2020

Dear International Students at UGA:

The University of Georgia is a member of the American Council on Education (ACE), and President Jere W. Morehead has added UGA’s name to a letter being sent to Congressional leaders regarding the July 6 ICE directive on international students studying in the United States. The letter asks that if the Department of Homeland Security is unwilling to withdraw the directive, that Congress act quickly … read more

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