University of Georgia

Founders Day Lecture: Marshall Shepherd

01/22/2018 - 1:30pm

Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd will present this year's Founder's Day Lecture entitled: “The Challenges of Communicating Science to Non-Scientists.” A leading international expert in weather, climate and remote sensing, Shepherd is director of UGA’s Atmospheric Sciences Program. He serves as host of The Weather Channel’s Sunday talk show “Weather Geeks” and as a contributor to Forbes magazine. Shepherd served as president of the American Meteorological Society in 2013 and is the recipient of the society’s 2018 Helmut E. Landsberg Award.

Fall 2017 Graduate Commencement

As the birthplace of higher education, the University of Georgia has fostered a tradition of academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, and service to others since 1785. For our graduates, Commencement is a beginning, the start of the next chapter in their lives. At Commencement, we celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our students completing advanced degrees.

Commencement speaker: 

Lisa Nolan was professor and Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine prior to her appointment at UGA in July 2017.

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