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Thu, 10/06/2022 - 11:05am
Consistent findings reveal that veterans are passionate about helping other veterans and their families; however, these same veterans don’t always feel comfortable helping themselves, said University of Georgia researcher Brian Bauer, who has developed a platform that will enable vets to help each other. Bauer was recently awarded $250,000 by Mission Daybreak, a part of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’10-year strategy to end veteran…
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…
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…
Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:48am
Today is the day – and tomorrow, and Saturday! In an unusual turn consistent with this most unusual academic year, UGA will hold three undergraduate commencement ceremonies beginning tonight in Sanford Stadium. The Spring Graduate Commencement will held Friday at 10 a.m. in the stadium. Congratulations to every graduate at every level from every school and every college. Let the Chapel bell ring! Welcome to the many family members and friends on…
Wed, 12/16/2020 - 11:23am
Graduates and their families, friends and Bulldogs worldwide are invited to gather online to welcome the University of Georgia’s newest alumni on Dec. 18 as 1,874 undergraduates and 2,526 graduate students—a total of 4,400—have met requirements to graduate: This virtual ceremony brought on by the novel coronavirus will integrate traditional ceremonial components, such as the singing of the national anthem, formal remarks by President Morehead…
Fri, 10/16/2020 - 11:51am
Welcome to the friends and families of our graduates on campus today as UGA recognizes Spring and Summer 2020 graduates in a special, rescheduled ceremony tonight in Sanford Stadium. The speaker for tonight's event is University of Georgia vice president for Student Affairs, Victor Wilson: During his nearly four decades of experience in higher education, he has been a strong advocate for students and student development, particularly the…
Tue, 09/29/2020 - 10:52am
Longitudinal research studies – information about individuals gathered over time – help scientists understand the impacts of endemic phenomena by developing correlations that can be otherwise difficult to trace, despite the chronic negative effects on the population. Growing up in poverty and experiencing racial discrimination affect physical health and the UGA Center for Family Research has been leading longterm investigations of these issues…
Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:02am
The sky seems indecisive the morning of May 10, 2019. The families, the graduating students, the faculty and staff of the Franklin College and the University of Georgia are not. It is a great day. It is graduation day - all the work, all the hope, tears and toil, sweat, friends, relief, awards, disappointment, anxiety, triumph. All of it has been for this. Our graduates (and their supportive network of family and friends) have done it! They look…
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:27am
With the undergraduates this morning and graduate students in the afternoon, Stegman coliseum is the setting today for nearly 2,800 new degrees presented to graduates during fall commencement ceremonies: Eleven students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates during the undergraduate exercises for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA in all work attempted at UGA as well as all college-level transfer work prior to or following enrollment at the…
Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:37am
Does knowledge about severe weather translate into meaningful planning that helps the public protect themselves? A new study authored by University of Georgia researchers demonstrates the effectiveness of weather science and safety education for teachers, their students, and the students’ parents.   Weeklong weather science and safety workshops were conducted over the course of the summers of 2011 and 2012 with 66 teachers of kindergarten…
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:01am
Today is The Day - all of the studying, books, classes, exams, friends, professors, meetings, study guides, notecards, letters home, study abroad experiences, internships, parttime jobs, scholarships, sporting events, weekends, pranks, performances, all-nighters, early coffees, late dinners, awards, honors, roommates, majors, DECISIONS, networking, buses, connections, papers, grades, interviews, accomplishments. It has all built up to this.…
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:28am
Beginning this evening, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Holiday Concerts, a longstanding Athens tradition, usher in the holiday season at the Hodgson Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m.: The annual concerts, which are part of the Thursday Scholarship Series, will feature the UGA Symphony Orchestra, Hodgson Singers, Collegium Musicum, University Chorus, the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs and the UGA British Brass Band. “This concert is one of the largest…
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:29pm
The students of the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra, along with an array of faculty soloists, opens a new year of concerts for the Thursday Scholarship Series in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.: The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s flagship concert series opens with one of its most notable large ensembles performing classics from Barber, Haydn and Tchaikovsky. The concert opens with Barber’s Second Essay for…
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 11:08am
Tonight, The UGA Symphony Orchestra performs its penultimate concert of the year in Hodgson Concert Hall at 8 p.m.: Under the batons of Mark Cedel, director of the orchestra, and Claudine Gamache, D.M.A. Conducting student, the UGASO will perform works from Brahms, Karl Goldmark and Stravinsky. The program opens with Goldmark’s “Im Frühling,” which translates to “In the Spring.” Goldmark’s most popular overture, “In the Spring” is less about…
Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:29am
One of the great campus joys of the holiday season happens this week, when the UGA Symphony Orchestra (UGASO), Combined Choirs, British Brass Band and more—take to the stage for the annual UGA Holiday Concerts: The concerts, part of the Hodgson School’s flagship Thursday Scholarship Series, open in grand fashion with the UGA Combined Choirs and UGASO performing holiday standards as well as works from Leroy Anderson, Gerald Finzi and Ralph…
Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:16am
Setting Whitman to music was something of an English tradition from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, and Williams was a notable participant. While [perhaps] not technically an Earth Week event, we have made it so. Our student orchestra and choirs are second-to-none, led by the best faculty that attract amazing musicians to campus to study and perform. Williams' great 'Sea Symphony' places our finest large ensembles in the vanguard of…
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:40am
On Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall, the UGA Symphony Orchestra will open the 2015­-2016 Second Thursday Scholarship Concert Series. The monthly event offers a terrific opportunity to enjoy the very best in performances by Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty and students AND the series is an important way to support scholarships for these very same students. Take a look at the schedule and get your tickets for the season today:…
Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:40am
The UGA Symphony Orchestra is one of, if not the, premier large ensembles in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Our student-comprised symphony orchestra, conducted by professor Mark Cedel, can stand with any university-level orchestra in the nation. And many beyond it. This week, the UGA SO will feature five soloists from the school of music, winners of the concerto competition in the Hodgson School: Five of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s…
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:40am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music revs up the fall semester with the first concert in the 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series on Thursday Sept. 11, with a new start time at 7:30 p.m.: Pianist Damon Denton will appear as featured soloist with the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 11 in Hodgson Concert Hall. In addition to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major “Eroica,” one of the most beloved compositions in the Western…

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