UGA is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.
UGA is tied for 20th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 list of the 50 top public universities in America.
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Since 1851, 25 governors of Georgia have been graduates of Georgia. At least 17 UGA alumni are presidents or provosts of colleges and universities in
the U.S. Nine UGA graduates have received the Pulitzer Prize. Four UGA alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
The University of Georgia continues to be a national leader in the number of students each year who receive the very top national academic
scholarships. Since 1996, UGA has produced seven Rhodes Scholars, plus 37 Goldwater, ten Truman, seven Udall, six Merage, five Gates Cambridge,
four Marshall and three Mitchell Scholars. UGA has produced 21 Fulbright Scholars in the past two years.
UGA graduate programs remained among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.
Whether you are looking for personal improvement, seeking a credential or wanting to change your career path, the University of Georgia Center for Continuing
Education delivers a variety of educational programs to meet your learning needs.
The University of Georgia has approximately 180 International Cooperative Agreements (ICAs) in over 50 countries. These agreements allow for the formal
development of activities such as faculty and student exchanges, collaborative research, seminars and workshops, and/or service programs.
The Office of the Vice President for Research encourages and supports UGA research, scholarship and creative activities by assisting with the recruitment of research-intensive faculty, and providing infrastructure for sponsored research. We help to move UGA innovations into the marketplace, encourage research-based economic development, and ensure responsible conduct in research.
UGA research addresses real-life problems, including the grand challenges associated with water, food, fuel, environment and health. It also enriches the soul through the arts, humanities and social sciences. OVPR's Interdisciplinary centers, institutes and research initiatives provide enhanced interactions and focus on advanced areas of research.
Access to state-of-the-art core facilities and technologies, as well as campus experts, is essential for cutting-edge research.
Undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are critical to the successful pursuit of research and scholarship at the University of Georgia. They contribute in multiple ways and to research and scholarship in the physical, life and social sciences, as well as the arts and humanities.
UGA Public Service and Outreach enhances quality of life in Georgia by applying the knowledge of the University to the state’s evolving economic, social, and community needs.
For over 80 years, PSO has led the University in bringing its resources to each of Georgia’s 159 counties, 500+ cities, and around the world,
serving more than 110,000 individuals annually to improve the quality of life in Georgia and beyond.
The University of Georgia has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching,
research, and public service with the Community Engagement Classification. UGA is one of only 115 colleges and universities to achieve this elective
classification in 2010 and will join the ranks of only 311 institutions nationally.
Georgia is committed to building a service program that embodies the historical ideals of outreach and engagement through community access to the university’s resources.
Campus Life is a primary point of contact for students through more than 600 registered student organizations; student programming groups; social
fraternities and sororities; student leadership programs and volunteer services; and international and multicultural programs.
The 440,000-square-foot Bernard B. and Eugenia A. Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities is one of the largest and most comprehensive
fitness/exercise facilities for students and faculty in the country, and has been rated by Sports Illustrated as the nation's best such facility.
In 2000, UGA was the first university in the nation to organize a collegiate Relay For Life. It raised more than $115,000. UGA Relay now has over 3,200
student volunteers and has raised more than $2.3 million, benefiting The American Cancer Society.
The Food Service program here at the University of Georgia is nationally recognized as being one of the best in the nation.
Private support from individuals, foundations, and corporations provides the margin of excellence that distinguishes great universities from good ones.
You can become a part of Georgia's lasting legacy by strengthening your school, college, or academic unit today, through your contributions.
With over 100 alumni organizations in major cities around the world, it's easy to keep your connection to UGA, lifelong and worldwide.
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UGA Performing Arts Center presents concerts by visiting orchestras, chamber ensembles and solo performers in two acoustically superb concert halls. UGA faculty and students in music, dance and theater also present productions at the PAC, the Fine Arts Building, the Dance Building and other venues.
UGA is home to the state museum of art and to the prestigious Lamar Dodd School of Art. Both buildings are part of the Performing and Visual Arts Complex on East Campus that also includes the Performing Arts Center and the School of Music
Both The Georgia Review, an acclaimed literary magazine, and the UGA Press, the oldest and largest book publisher in the state, publish outstanding work by writers from around the world. The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, part of the UGA Libraries, honors the best writers the state has produced.
Students and faculty pursue arts studies in a variety of fields through schools and departments within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The Special Collections Libraries preserve and provide access to unique and rare materials related to the history and culture of Georgia, while the Willson Center and ICE promote Interdisciplinary inquiry and creative activity in the arts.
For a listing and detail information of all the events on campus, visit the Master Calendar. Events are searchable by date, event type (including free events), sponsor or audience. The calendar gets personal, too. You can synch, share, like and feed events to your own applications and devices.
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