Chartered by the state of Georgia in 1785, the University of Georgia is the birthplace of public higher education in America — launching our nation’s great tradition of world-class public education.
Carter inducted into Hall
President Jimmy Carter was inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame at the 64th UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association Awards.
Record graduation rates
An expanded slate of programs at UGA tailored to the needs and ambitions of students is helping them earn their degrees in record time with a four-year completion rate of 68 percent.
A $1 million gift from the Callaway Foundation will fund a new visitor entrance to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, enhancing access to the galleries, classrooms, collections and displays.
Focusing on fitness
After his military service, Jvonte Ross found a home at UGA. A former sergeant in the Army, Ross now teaches fitness classes and plans to major in exercise and sport science.
Arts and sciences
UGA professor Samantha Joye and artist Rebecca Rutstein have teamed up to explore the point where arts, sciences and humanities intersect deep beneath the sea.