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UGA named as NSF Innovation Corps Site

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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Turning research and discoveries by our faculty into new products and services that serve the public is a goal that touches several university priorities at once. And while this tranfer has been a reality at UGA for decades, the process has recently been enhanced by a National Science Foundation program that designates campuses as Innovation Corps Sites:

The I-Corps award will enable UGA to serve up to 30 new startup projects a year, adding to the university’s rapidly growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and assisting the campus-wide collaboration focused on helping all entrepreneurial...

Three UGA students named 2017 NOAA Scholars

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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Congratulations to University of Georgia undergraduates Elizabeth Ashley, Kevin Cameron and Alexandra Mazurek, who were awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

110 rising juniors from 64 universities in 33 states have been awarded 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships. The Educational Partnership Program selected 8 students from 7 Minority Serving Institutions in 7 states and US territories for its 2017 undergraduate scholarship class. This year, NOAA reviewed over 550 applications for these...

WIP brings elementary students to campus

Posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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The Writing Intensive Program in the department of English is providing a set of transformative experiences for young students this summer, where the tangible benefts of writing well become their own reward:

The students from Cleveland Road Elementary School wove tall tales of unicorns and beds that transform into sports cars when they visited UGA recently.

Their fantasies could have tangible benefits in years to come, said Madison Garrett, a UGA senior and an intern in the UGA Department of English Writing Intensive Program, who has been working with the fourth- and fifth-...

First-Year Orientation: Welcome new students

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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First-year Orientation sessions begin tomorrow, June 1, and we want to welcome all new students and parents who will be visiting campus for two-day tours/registration/information sessions all summer. It can be an overwhelming experience, as we well understand, though orientation has been designed with this in mind. Still, there is much to take in; the University of Georgia operates like, and offers as many services of, a small city: Where will you live? How will you get to class? Where are the dining halls? When are they open? Buses? The list is nearly endless, but hidden within these more...

Art students create mural honoring veterans

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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On Saturday May 13, 2017, Lamar Dodd School of Art students completed a large public mural honoring veterans in Rutledge, GA. The project came about through an agreement with the Rutledge Garden Club and was directed by School of Art professor Joseph Norman:

Professor Norman and students Selena Roth, Gunnar Tarsa, Garrett Ray, Young Lim Lee and Hannah Dugan arrived in Rutledge on May 8 and put the finishing touches on the mural by Saturday.

According to Professor Norman, a genial fellow with an expansive personality, such a mural should have taken nearly two months, but the...

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