This year's Dawgs Ditch the Dumpster and Donate hopes to divert more than 38,000 pounds of material from local landfills during the year-end campus move-out. Held through May 9, the event encourages housing residents to recycle unwanted clothing, books and household items instead of throwing them away.
Social work major Shannon Griffiths came to UGA because she “wanted a school where I would learn outside of the classroom as much as I did inside of one,” and she has taken good advantage of all those opportunities.READ MORE
Kandauda (K.A.S.) Wickrama, a Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, brings his research experiences to the courses he teaches, but he also learns from his students, who shape his research questions through their classroom discussions.READ MORE
Garden to have worm composting workshop
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will have a Let Us Compost Vermiculture Workshop May 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Classroom 2. Participants will build a worm bin with all of the provided materials and hands-on instruction. The cost is $45.
Baseball team on the road
The Diamond Dogs will have a three-game series this Friday through Sunday against the University of Kentucky in Lexington before returning for their final homestand of the season May 15-17 against the University of Arkansas.
Robach to speak at graduation
"Good Morning America" anchor Amy Robach will give undergraduates one final charge on May 8 before UGA sends its newest alumni off with a fireworks farewell. The spring Commencement ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. The graduate ceremony, which will feature University Professor Emeritus Gary Bertsch, who is now chairman of the international advisory group TradeSecure LLC, will be held at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Tickets are not required for either ceremony.