1. 14th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture

    Donna Brazile will deliver the 14th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 3 at 4 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Tate Student Center
  2. UGA Faculty member receive Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Three University of Georgia faculty members have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university's highest early career teaching honor.
  3. UGA engineer receives $1 million to develop milk cooler

    Received $1 million to continue working on a milk cooler designed to help dairy farmers, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, who lack access to refrigeration.
  4. 2014 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

    Mark Dawkins, Ernest Hardaway, and Dervin Cunningham (not pictured) received the 2014 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Awards for their work in the Athens-Clarke County community to make King’s dream of equality and justice a reality.
  5. UGA’s Amazing Student: Kristi Warren Scott

    Kristi-Warren Scott, a doctoral student in housing and consumer economics, is studying the impact of food deserts on HUD clientele, and during her academic career at UGA she has picked up several honors and awards.


Horace Ward to receive honorary UGA degree

The University of Georgia will honor retired federal judge Horace Ward—the university’s first African-American applicant—with an honorary doctor of laws degree during its spring graduate Commencement ceremony on May 9 in Stegeman Coliseum. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved Ward’s honorary degree during its March …

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2014 Charter Lecture: Reflections on Nelson Mandela

Award winning journalist and author Charlayne Hunter-Gault, the first African-American woman to attend the University of Georgia, will return to her alma mater on March 31 to deliver a Charter Lecture titled “Reflections on Nelson Mandela.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 11:15 a.m. …

President’s Fulfilling the Dream Awards

The University of Georgia presented three awards to community members working toward equality, diversity and justice Jan. 17 as part of the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District. Mark Dawkins, associate dean for academic …

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