Tue, 08/13/2019 - 3:32pm
The UGA Entrepreneurship Program, whose mission is to help develop the mindset of future entrepreneurs and prepare students for business leadership roles, provides a comprehensive academic program that encompasses experiential learning and equips students with the tools and resources to pursue their own startup ventures. The program's Summer Launch pitch competition gave students an opportunity to put their hard work to the test in an effort to…
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:24pm
From media and marketing companies to fine homebuilding, restauranteurs to law firms to systems engineers, Franklin College alumni honors are spread across the 2019 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni: The 2019 Bulldog 100 includes businesses of all sizes and from industries such as real estate, dining, technology and retail. Companies are based as far north as New York and as far west as California. Of…
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:03pm
Accomplishments of note by students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past month include: 31 Franklin College alumni were recognized this year in the 2018 class of the Bulldog 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni The student-led UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory is one of two projects chosen by the United States Air Force to build and launch satellites into space Inside the “Blue Planet II” dive into the deep…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Environmental Health Sciences, service-learning, commensality, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, Human Nature, semester, conjugal life, Founders Memorial Garden
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:06am
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…
Tags: businesses, Dawson Hall
Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:35am
Though Karls has been involved in outreach projects since coming to UGA in 2000, it wasn't until 2009 that she started her own projects, which include establishing a partnership between UGA and the first and second USA Science and Engineering Festivals and providing science demonstrations at the Clarke County Young Scientist Fair and local elementary and middle schools. ... "I believe service-learning classes are crucial in developing and…
Tags: #UGA18, Department of Psychology, History, Hawking, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, businesses
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:49am
There is perhaps no bigger issue in the United States than the future of free, high quality, mandatory public education. Our community is particulalry attuned to the ebbs and flows of this debate: the trends, the funding, the new initiatives and the various brands of snake oil on offer. To continue this important public discussion, public education advocate Anthony Cody visits campus and presents a lecture at the Chapel this afternoon: Anthony…
Tags: Financial Planning Research Center, national championship, businesses
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:51pm
The UGA Griffin campus will hold a Criminal Justice information day, CJ Day @ UGA, this Friday Nov. 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Griffin Campus Student Learning Center: Known as CJ Day @ UGA, the event will feature presenters from all areas of law enforcement, including a keynote address by Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens. Registration is free, but seating is limited. The CJ Day @ UGA program is designed for those…
Tags: Spotlight on the Arts, Fibonacci Sequence, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, businesses