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A recap of the 2014 Federal Legislative Retreatread more
In a ceremony that included remarks by state and university leaders, the University of Georgia broke ground on its newest state-of-the-art learning facility, the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center.read more
The University of Georgia will open its doors this fall to a first-year class that has broken the high ceiling on academic criteria set by previous classes.read more
More than 500 congressional staff, alumni, and supporters of the university attended the UGA in DC reception.read more
When the world's best soccer players make their way onto the world stage next week, chances are they'll once again be playing on a University of Georgia-bred turfgrass.read more
U.S. Reps. Doug Collins (R-09) and Tom Graves (R-14) visit UGA and learn about critical research projects.read more
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island met with scientists, coastal managers and community leaders at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island April 23 as part of his Climate Change Road Trip, a multi-state tour along the Southeast Coast.read more