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Schwarzman Scholars

Dec 5, 2017 The University of Georgia's Elizabeth Hardister and Gaby Pierre will continue their studies in China next fall as two of 142 students selected internationally as Schwarzman Scholars, a program designed to prepare the next generation of leaders with an understanding of China's role in global trends.

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Certificates, scholarships awarded at annual Embracing Diversity event

Oct 6, 2017 More than 70 UGA employees were recognized for earning the UGA Diversity and Inclusion Certificate. A partnership of the Office of Institutional Diversity, the Training and Career Development Center and other diversity-related offices and programs at UGA, the certificate is presented to UGA employees who voluntarily completed six courses covering a variety of diversity-related areas.

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Marshall Shepherd to receive American Meteorological Society Helmut E. Landsberg Award

Sep 7, 2017 Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd will receive the 2018 Helmut E. Landsberg Award from the American Meteorological Society. The award, recognizing major advances in understanding urban impacts on rainfall climatology and for assessing the socio-economic value of urban precipitation forecasts, will be presented to Shepherd at the AMS Awards banquet on Jan. 10, 2018.

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Dominique A. Quarles, new director of diversity and inclusion

Jul 12, 2017 The Office of Institutional Diversity is pleased to announce the addition of Dominique A. Quarles as the director of diversity and inclusion, playing a lead role in carrying out the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all members of the community. The Director provides consultation to campus constituencies in evaluating, designing and implementing institutional policies and practices to ensure diversity, equity and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.

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Elders shares vision for future during Mary Frances Early Lecture

Apr 17, 2017 Elders spoke on "Bridging the Gap in Higher Education"at the 17th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 5 at the Georgia Museum of Art. According to Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, the first African-American appointed U.S. surgeon general and professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, that is the key to a better society.

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault announces Giving Voice to the Voiceless fund

Apr 4, 2017 Award-winning journalist, author and distinguished University of Georgia alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault has established a new endowment, Giving Voice to the Voiceless. The endowment, created by Hunter-Gault and her husband, Ronald Gault, will provide grants to university students to promote social justice and global understanding by giving voice to the voiceless, the charting light of the life and work of Hunter-Gault.

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RED Lecture: Why Don’t We Have More Women in Senior Leadership Roles

Mar 10, 2017 Jennifer Martineau serves as Senior Vice President for Research, Evaluation, and Society Advancement for the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). In this role, she is responsible for the leadership and execution of CCL’s world-renowned research, analytics, evaluation, and society advancement practices. With over 25 years of experience in the leadership field, Jennifer has served leaders, organizations, and communities globally, including healthcare, government, military, educational, community leadership, pharmaceutical, and energy. Through organizational change, impact evaluation, high impact design, delivery of programs, and research, she brings a deep expertise in leadership research and how to apply it in practical, powerful ways for leaders and organizations. The co-author of the CCL’s upcoming book, Kick Some Glass, Jennifer earned her B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Pennsylvania State University.

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Vice President Wilson receives 2017 Insight Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

Feb 16, 2017 Victor K. Wilson, vice president for Student Affairs, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators who go above and beyond their everyday leadership duties and “give back” to their campuses and communities. Vice President Wilson will be featured, along with 38 other recipients, in the April 2017 Leadership Support and Giving Back issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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