The University of Georgia has a $6.3 billion annual economic impact on the state through earnings of our graduates, externally funded research activity and job and business creation through public service and outreach. A thriving state starts here.
Hamilton Holmes simply wanted to become a doctor. Charlayne Hunter simply wanted to become a journalist. Their first steps into the Academic Building on Jan. 9, 1961, left a lasting footprint on the UGA landscape.
When things like emergency services and county roadways were being neglected because of rising debt, leaders in Elbert County knew they needed help, and fast. Administrators took advantage of the resources at UGA's Carl Vinson Institute of Government to learn how to get their finances back in order.
A $1.5 million initiative to upgrade laboratories across campus is enabling faculty members such as Regents Professor Michael Strand to enhance their research productivity.
UGA’s record-breaking number of acceptances for the Fulbright U.S. student program earned the university its highest ranking yet on the student list of Fulbright Top Producers.
UGA graduates, for the second year in a row, are employed or attending graduate school within six months at a rate of 96 percent — 11.7 percent higher than the national average.
Hacking for a cause
More than 300 students from around the state descended on UGA over the weekend for UGAHacks4, a programming event where teams worked on an array of worthy projects.
Area high school students had a chance to meet and hear from Mary Frances Early, the university’s first African American graduate, before attending the Holmes-Hunter Lecture.