Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:20am
It's the first day at UGA for many, including 5,500 incoming freshman in the Class of 2023. Welcome to all and good luck on a day that can be exhilarating, intimidating and yet joyous all the same. The journey metaphor is appropriate, as students begin a profound and lasting experience, determined as much by how as where the journey takes them. In that spirit, we offer encouragement for embracing healthy habits toward success on campus - and…
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 2:59pm
  With every new school year, we look forward to what Franklin students, faculty and staff will contribute to the University community. Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Dean Alan Dorsey welcomes everyone back to the UGA campus this fall semester with this message: "As we begin a new academic year, I want to welcome all of our new and returning students to campus, as well as all of our extraordinary faculty and staff. I am also proud to…
Tags: Welcome, Campus, Students, UGA, Community
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:49am
The suitcases are stowed and the buses are packed; the sidewalks and the buildings are full of old friends and new faces because as of this morning, classes are in session. Welcome to the Class of 2022 and all of our returning students. This is the place, and this is how it all began. Fancy pens or number 2 pencils, Grady, Franklin, Terry, Ag, FACS, pharmacy or forestry, best wishes for a great beginning to the semester to everyone.
Tags: Campus, Welcome, UGA, Students, Fall
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:08am
Enthusiasm is everywhere and events already underway to welcome and acclimate new students to campus, starting today with International Student Orientation Every day presents one or more events for our student to engage with various aspects of campus life, learn about the many organizations, clubs and groups at UGA, and find their path to a unique UGA experience. The city within the Classic City comes to life and the calendar of events runs…
Tags: Welcome, UGA Student Affairs, Orientation, International, Global, Campus, Students, Excellence, UGA
Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:34am
The complexity of what happened in the Deepwater Horizon/BP drilling platform explosion and resulting sea-floor oil gusher that flowed for 87 days is only dwarfed by what has happened in the time since. The clean-up, which began immediately, has been a Herculean effort that continues to this day. But a new perspective article in Nature by Samantha Joye and her colleagues brings attention to one problematic aspect of the clean-up: the use of…
Tags: microbiology, welcome, talk, Institute of Bioinformatics, Hugh Hodgson School of Music