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Fri, 05/13/2022 - 10:44am
Today's the day – all the hard work, late nights, early mornings, projects, papers, meetings, and exams – the passion for learning culminates in exhaltation and accomplishment with the conferring of degrees. Welcome to the thousands of family and friends on campus today, and congratulations to you, for the love and support that has guided your students to this moment.  The total of 7,603 students – 6,054 undergraduates and 1,549 graduate…
Thu, 03/24/2022 - 11:21am
J. Marshall Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named winner of the 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Georgia, the SEC announced on Wednesday. A leading international weather-climate expert, Shepherd is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and American Academy…
Fri, 12/17/2021 - 10:35am
The University of Georgia and the Franklin College welcome our newest alumni Dec. 17 as 1,888 undergraduates and 1,398 graduate students—a total of 3,286—have met requirements to walk in the university’s fall Commencement ceremonies: Both the undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies will be held in Sanford Stadium. The undergraduate ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., and the graduate ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are not…
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:18pm
Distinguished Research Professor Mary Ann Moran has earned a number of honors over the course of her career. The latest is being named UGA’s recipient of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award: The SEC award, which is administered by provosts at the 14 universities in the conference, recognizes professors with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship who serve as role models for students and other faculty members.…
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:08am
Thursday the 12th at 4 pm, we're all going to the Chapel for a conversation between great friends of the blog Patterson Hood and Ann Powers: Ann Powers of NPR and musician Patterson Hood will hold a public conversation on "Our Back Pages: The Music, Books and Movies That Fed Two Creative Lives" Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel. The event is part of the Global Georgia Initiative, the signature speaker series of the UGA Jane…
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:42am
The award sounds funny, but the prestigious Captain Planet Foundation has honored Marshall Shepherd for his very serious efforts on educating the public about climate change:  Marshall Shepherd is a Captain Planet Protector of the Earth, according to the Captain Planet Foundation, which recently added him to a list of outstanding real-life environmental superheroes. Shepherd, the UGA Athletic Association Professor in the Social Sciences, will…

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