Tropical diseases kill millions across the globe every year. University of Georgia experts are working to change that, developing new vaccines for everything from flu to Zika virus and lifesaving treatments for lethal illnesses. Our research is saving lives.
A commitment to academic excellence defines UGA's Class of 2022, a group of students with record academic qualifications. The approximately 5,750 first-year students have an average weighted high school GPA of 4.04, which is a record at UGA.
New year begins
President Jere W. Morehead has a video welcome message for the UGA community as a new academic year begins. We look forward to all that we will accomplish together in the year ahead.
From the West End Zone project in Sanford Stadium to renovations at the University Health Center and the addition of eateries, it’s been a busy summer on campus. Here is a roundup of changes.
UGA has hired more than a dozen key research faculty members in the past year as part of a $4 million hiring initiative to bring more outstanding faculty members to campus.
Three UGA units are working alongside each other to find ways to engage businesses with higher education to help keep students in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM —fields and to provide them the experience that the companies are looking for.
Community health care
Since March, faculty, residents and medical students at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership have run a mobile health clinic, bringing free health care to underserved communities in Athens to help people get the health care they need, despite obstacles they may face.
Since fall 2016, every incoming UGA student has to fulfill an experiential learning requirement to graduate. With this initiative, UGA became the largest university in the nation to tackle such a challenge and is now setting the standard in public higher education.
Coastal research, service
UGA’s Skidaway Island campus has a trifold mission: research, education, and outreach. The Skidaway Institute focuses on much of the scientific research of the next generation of marine scientists, and Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant takes research to coastal communities to solve problems.