Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:01am
Today is The Day - all of the studying, books, classes, exams, friends, professors, meetings, study guides, notecards, letters home, study abroad experiences, internships, parttime jobs, scholarships, sporting events, weekends, pranks, performances, all-nighters, early coffees, late dinners, awards, honors, roommates, majors, DECISIONS, networking, buses, connections, papers, grades, interviews, accomplishments. It has all built up to this.…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:21am
Congratulations graduates! The day has arrived for 2,800 students - 700 undergraduates and 1,100 graduate students - who have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to parents, families and friends, and welcome to campus. Enjoy the moment and the culmination of years of hard work. Our best wishes in your future endeavors - we expect greatness from each and every one.
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Athens
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:31am
The Big Day is here! Our graduate students began receiving their diplomas this morning and the undergraduate class of 2017 has an appointment at Sanford Stadium this evening. Let flow all pomp and circumstance! All the fun is being streamed by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Follow the festivities on social media with #UGA17. Congratulations to our graduates, their families, friends and loved ones.
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Department of Computer Science
Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:51am
On the homestretch to commencement, Development and Alumni Relations features on students, faculty and alumni donors highlight some soon-to-graduate students and their extraordinary UGA experiences. Joy Peltier has certainly made the most of her time at UGA: As a recipient of the university’s foremost undergraduate scholarship, the Foundation Fellowship, all of Joy’s ambitions have been realized. Now, as she pursues a joint bachelor’s and master…
Tags: UGA Innovation Gateway, arts, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Dance, Department of Chemistry, justice, Environmental Health Sciences
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 2:03pm
The Arts. Take the opportunity, at any place and time, to tell your family and friends and co-workers and strangers you meet on the street, especially the politicians who govern this state and nation, and the administrators who run this university, about the importance of the arts and of your degree in Theatre and Film.  Don’t let anyone tell you that your degree didn’t teach you work skills.  You’ve got work skills.  You’ve also got an…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Mary Shelley, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Theatre and Film Studies
Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:48am
It's the culmination of the real Dawg Nation - On Friday, UGA will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies: During the undergraduate ceremony, 36 students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative grade point average in all work attempted at UGA…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, timeline
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 10:42am
From a Red & Black article on how graduating in December provides a leg up in beginning careers: “I am at somewhat of an advantage because when I start in my position in December, I will be one of two people entering the firm that early," she said. "I will stand out in the work force because there is not a wave of candidates coming in with me in May.” Webb reminded students who are on track to graduate early that they do not have to end…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Environmental Health Sciences
Tue, 12/15/2015 - 10:25am
On Friday morning and afternoon, more than two thousand undergraduate and graduate students will walk in the fall UGA Commencement ceremonies: The undergraduate Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum, and tickets are required. The graduate ceremony will follow at 2:30 p.m. Donna W. Hyland, president and chief executive officer of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Computer Science
Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:52am
Double major in the Hodgson School of Music (B. Mus. in music education and B. Mus. in composition), Corinne Klemenc shares her experience as one of the 15 in 2015: The best experience that I had at UGA was what I call my Super Senior Recital. This last spring, I decided to leave the School of Music with a bang by combining all of my learned skills into one recital instead of just having my 30-minute required senior composition or clarinet…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ecology Annex
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:04am
Terrific new feature from UGA on our students graduating in December. First up is geology major Elizabeth Benyshek: Our fieldwork focused on basaltic volcanism, landscape evolution and planetary surface processes as related to both Earth and Mars. While the fieldwork aided me in gaining geological experience, I also learned more than a few life lessons from the scientist who invited the UGA students, Bob Craddock.  How did that experience change…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Chemistry, Department of Cellular Biology, lab