As the birthplace of higher education in America, the University of Georgia changed the world by sparking a national movement to provide access to a world-class education. Leaders who come from UGA transform our society.
100 years of women
One hundred years ago, the first class of undergraduate women enrolled at UGA. The path to coeducation took a 25-year effort from dedicated advocates in Georgia to break through.
Mary Frances Early, the first African American to receive a degree from UGA, was honored Sept. 11 at a premiere screening of a documentary featuring her life story.
Serving rural students
The University of Georgia has introduced a new scholarship for exceptional students from rural Georgia as part of a new ALL Georgia program, which provides a network of campus resources.
Last year, the tiny silverleaf whitefly decimated vulnerable crops throughout south Georgia. UGA researchers and Extension faculty are working to provide new solutions.