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Franklin alumni Julie and Drew Wade

Posted 11 months 2 weeks ago
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Georgia Magazine features a UGA couple this month who personify the long-lasting effects of our learning environment - both on career success and on the desire to make sure more UGA students share thier opportunities:

The couple and their three children live in Savannah, where Julie (AB ’96, JD ’00) leads a thriving law firm and Drew (BS ’97, AB ’97) is a radiologist with SouthCoast Health. As Julie tells it, their life together really started at UGA, where both benefitted from state-funded and private support.

“We had a tremendous experience for free,” Julie explains. “I was...

UGA moves into top 20

Posted 1 year 2 months ago
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The University of Georgia moved up three spots to No. 18 in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of Best Public Universities, released today.

"I am pleased that the University of Georgia continues to be recognized as one of the very best public research universities in the nation," said President Jere W. Morehead. "I want to thank our outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters for this achievement. UGA's upward trajectory is a testament-above all else-to their hard work and dedication to excellence."

Outstanding performance on key measures of...

Climate data in the classroom

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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New technology installed at two UGA locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.

Donated by WeatherStem CEO Edward Mansouri,the stations were installed in the State Botanical Garden and on the main campus in early August. The station links to the web and provides tools such as text alerts for changing weather conditions and forecasts. Users can also replay time-lapse videos from attached webcams.

Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of UGA's Atmospheric Sciences Program in the Franklin...

First-Year Odyssey Seminars

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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Next week, incoming freshmen begin a new chapter in the momentous journey that has brought them to UGA. One of the great new experiences awaiting them on campus is the First-Year Odyssey seminar program:

an exciting time to engage, experience and explore the opportunities available to you at the University of Georgia. The First-Year Odyssey seminars are designed to introduce you to the academic life of the University. These seminars will allow you to engage with faculty and other first-year students in a small class environment to learn about the unique academic culture the...

New Faculty Tour

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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As much as UGA can be overwhelming for incoming students, the same is also often true for faculty recently arrived to Georgia. I always enjoy talking with faculty and researchers who are new to the state and have been on the new faculty tour, as they feel more connected to Georgia by becoming acquainted with some of its people and places:

The tour will leave from the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Aug. 1 following welcome remarks from UGA President Jere W. Morehead. The first stop will be at Jaemor Farms near Gainesville, where faculty members will see an example of the...

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