The University of Georgia upholds an educational environment in which community members of all identities and backgrounds can find success academically, personally, and professionally. We greatly value the significant contributions and diverse perspectives of female faculty, staff, and students at UGA. We are fortunate to have such accomplished, talented, and leading women in many fields of study and work across campus.Read More
As part of the Women's Resources Initiative launched in September, Cook serves on the Women's Resources Coordinating Committee, an advisory body of faculty, staff, students and administrators that helps consider feedback from the campus community about women's resources and recommends ways to enhance their organization and visibility. In addition, Cook chairs the Women's Leadership Initiative Planning Committee, which is working with Whitten to advance gender equity on campus.Read More
Researchers at the University of Georgia will partner with other universities as part of a national study on identity development in transgender populations, the largest study of its kind to date. The five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health supports three study sites and partner institutions: New York City (Columbia University), San Francisco (San Francisco State University) and Atlanta (UGA). The study will look at how people who identify as transgender developed their identity as well as gauge how they overcome adversity at different times in their lives.Read More
Meg Evans, currently LGBTQ resources coordinator and housefellow at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named the new director of the LGBT Resource Center at the University of Georgia. Evans’ appointment is effective Aug. 10.Read More
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In the latest in a series of efforts to foster gender equity at the University of Georgia, President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten have launched an initiative to enhance the representation of women in leadership roles on campus.
The Women's Leadership Initiative will address issues such as recruitment and hiring, career development, work-life balance and leadership development.
In the past year, the university has implemented a series of initiatives that aim to ensure that women on campus experience a supportive environment within which to learn and work.
The Office of Institutional Diversity at the University of Georgia is excited to announce two phenomenal scholarship opportunities. The Diversity Scholarship and the Black Alumni Scholarship are designed to provide financial support to underrepresented incoming UGA students. ...Learn More
The UGA Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (UGA-LSAMP) is a National Science Foundation-funded program designed to actively recruit, retain, and graduate under-represented minority students in STEM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. ...Learn More
The Peach State LSAMP "Building Bridges" Summer Institute hosts incoming minority STEM freshmen for a three-week long residential program. The students will participate in professional development, academic enrichment, and social engagement activities designed to facilitate their transition from high school… ...Learn More