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Thank a Donor

Posted 2 weeks 14 hours ago
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UGA students are gathering Thursday at Tate Plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Thank A Donor Day to show their appreciation for support of alumni and friends. At this celebration, students will have creative opportunities to thank those donors who have enriched their experiences at UGA. There will be prizes, photos with Hairy Dawg, music and more.

It's another beautiful spring day on campus. Our students make it all the better by spending a few minutes in Tate Plaza in appreciation of the ongoing philanthropy that keeps UGA on its strong upward trajectory.

Thank you,...

Georgia Debate Union closes out season at National Tournament

Posted 3 weeks 14 hours ago
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The Georgia Debate Union recently capped off its historically successful 2017-2018 season at the 72nd National Debate Tournament in Wichita, Kansas.  

The National Debate Tournament (NDT) is the premier national championship tournament for intercollegiate policy debate.  Only 78 teams are allowed to attend, with each team having to qualify weeks prior to the tournament itself. 

2017-2018 marks the 29th consecutive year that teams representing the University of Georgia have competed at the National Debate Tournament.

For the first time in program history, two teams...

"Early morning, April 4th"

Posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
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50 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assasinated on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. His legacy continues to run deep, his shadow cast long, on American struggles with race, poverty, inequality and injustice. Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies Ed Pavlic offers this meditation on The Forgotten Economic Vision of Martin Luther King:

King’s position in history signals part of the danger afflicting us all: something—possibly rooted in our insistence upon simplicity—polices American history and transforms things we come to...

Johnson-Bailey named University Professor

Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
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Congratulations to professor and director of the Institute for Women’s Studies Juanita Johnson-Bailey, who has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia:

Johnson-Bailey is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy in the College of Education, in addition to her appointment to the institute.

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Johnson-Bailey has made a profound impact on the advancement of diverse groups since she joined the faculty in 1995. She co-founded...

Noted and Quoted, March 2018

Posted 1 month 4 days ago
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Great diversity of subjects, opinions, expertise and sources in this month's round-up faculty, students and alumni appearing in the media:

Can narcissists actually change their ways? We asked the experts – professor of psychology  Keith Campbell quoted in Huffington Post

Researchers receive $10M to create computational and informatics tools for glycoscience – project co-led by Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology William York reported at EurekAlert!, UGA Today,  The GW Hatchet

State lawmakers on the fence about offshore drilling – professor of marine...

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