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During his time in D.C. for the UGA in Washington reception, UGA President Jere W. Morehead had the opportunity to attend a breakfast meeting of the Science Coalition—a D.C.-based advocacy organization that is dedicated to sustaining the federal government's investment in basic scientific research and protecting America' preeminence in research innovation.read more
UGA officials meet with Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solísread more
The University of Georgia has taken a significant step toward ensuring that all of its students engage in the kinds of hands-on experiences that enhance learning and position them for success after graduation.read more
Members of UGA's Student Government Association visited the Georgia state Capitol Feb. 19 for the second annual Dawgs at the Dome event.read more
The University of Georgia dedicated its new permanent residential learning facility, Delta Hall, in the heart of Capitol Hill.read more
The University of Georgia held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to dedicate the College of Veterinary Medicine's new Veterinary Medical Center, which includes an education building and a teaching hospital for large and small animals.read more
The University of Georgia has received a commitment for a $5 million grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation to support UGA in Washington. In recognition of the gift, UGA will name the university's new residential facility in Washington, D.C., Delta Hall.read more