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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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