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.
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/
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
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.
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.
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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
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