Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34am
Five students from other colleges in the region spent July at UGA, living on campus and experiencing the work of professional historians firsthand. The new program, launched by the history department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and funded entirely by donors, provided an opportunity to share UGA with these students and to build better relationships with their institutions. The focus of the History Fellows Summer Workshop was to…
Tags: History, Donors, Visitors, Fellows, Students, Research, Workshop
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:44pm
UGA giving features psychology major Savonte Wilson ’21, who is attending his dream school thanks to the Beth and Barry Storey Family Scholarship: “I always wanted to come to UGA—it was my dream school,” said Savonte. “I made the grades for it and everything: I had a 4.0 throughout high school. I was determined to come here.” Savonte, a Moultrie, Georgia, native, was accepted to the University of Georgia on St. Patrick’s Day 2017, but it was…
Tags: Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Department of Marine Sciences, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, resources, essay, justice
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:52am
Only after Cora Nunnally Miller passed away in 2015 did the fact that during her lifetime she anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation. The legacy of those gifts continues to have deeply positive impacts on UGA students today: Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of…
Tags: Institute of Native American Studies, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Ecology Annex, justice, Office of Government Relations
Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:03am
  UGA students are gathering Thursday at Tate Plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Thank A Donor Day to show their appreciation for support of alumni and friends. At this celebration, students will have creative opportunities to thank those donors who have enriched their experiences at UGA. There will be prizes, photos with Hairy Dawg, music and more. It's another beautiful spring day on campus. Our students make it all the better by spending a few…
Tags: justice, Lecture, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:44am
It's that time of year (in which I start out several posts with 'It's that time of year...') when the town begins to be once again flooded with people and cars, returning students, parents, futons, and hopes (we hope). Instead of showing a picture of a very congested Milledge Avenue during sorority rush, we'll preview some renovations to campus buildings that will soon re-open. The University Architects office does a great job keeping our…
Tags: Department of Dance, printmaking, donors, jewelry and metals, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:12pm
  Increased CURO participation validates need for Science Learning Center By Jessica Luton jluton@uga.edu Recent news of a twenty percent increase in participation among undergraduate students through the CURO program, alongside news that UGA will finally be getting a new Science Learning Center, are two great pieces of news for the UGA community. By investing money in a new building and further supporting research, the University is polishing…
Tags: Earth, Department of Physics and Astronomy, gifts, donors, Religion