• Attacking Zika

    Attacking Zika

    Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator and the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine, Professor Biao He, is developing his own vaccine for Zika to use with a patented delivery system. In February 2017, tests of this vaccine in mice yielded “very encouraging results,” according to He. The next step, He said, is to test the vaccine further in animals—adding that if all goes well, human testing could begin soon.   Read More
  • Rising water temperatures endanger health of coastal ecosystems, study finds

    Rising water temperatures endanger health of coastal ecosystems, study finds

    Athens, Ga. - Increasing water temperatures are responsible for the accumulation of a chemical called nitrite in marine environments throughout the world, a symptom of broader changes in normal ocean biochemical pathways that could ultimately disrupt ocean food webs, according to new research from the University of Georgia. Read More
  • Winners Announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program

    Winners Announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program

    Twelve faculty teams at the University of Georgia have been selected to receive research awards through the President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program. More than 150 faculty teams submitted research proposals to this competitive program. Read More
  • Alumna Develops Nutrition Program For Rwandan Moms

    Alumna Develops Nutrition Program For Rwandan Moms

    In 2005, as an undergraduate student in the University of Georgia’s dietetics and consumer foods program, Janice Giddens wrote an essay as part of her application to the International Agriculture Certificate program: “Teaching people the importance of growing indigenous and nutritious foods is as important as teaching them why they should consume them. This program will give me the ability to do this.” Read More
  • Researchers receive Moore Foundation grant to study the global ocean microbiome

    Researchers receive Moore Foundation grant to study the global ocean microbiome

    A $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will allow University of Georgia researchers to uncover answers about an important metabolic link that takes place in the Earth's oceans. Read More
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  • Comprehensive Internationalization

    Campus internationalization cuts across all elements of the UGA mission, engaging student study abroad, international student and scholar mobility, faculty research, and the identification of meaningful partnerships to support teaching, research and service. The UGA Office of International Education collects and publishes comprehensive internationalization data to paint a clear picture of UGA activity around the world.

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  • Student Mobility

    Over 2,000 University of Georgia students -- nearly 6 percent of the student body – study abroad each year, selecting from over one hundred programs led by UGA faculty. Study abroad and foreign language acquisition encourage critical and creative thinking, improve cross-cultural communication skills, and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. In addition to outbound UGA students, the University is proud to host a significant number of international students for degree and non-degree study, improving the diversity and richness of the campus environment while drawing the brightest minds from around the world.

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  • Scholar Mobility

    International scholars are significant assets to the university community, representing the very best of the global talent pool. The number of international scholars at UGA increased 13% between 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, from 710 to 805 scholars. At the same time, UGA faculty continue to be internationally mobile – logging over 2000 international trips in 2014-2015 to conduct research, present at conferences and build networks internationally..

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UGA Centers Abroad

  • Cortona Program

    Since 1970, the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy has been a leader in international arts education. Read More
  • UGA at Oxford

    The UGA at Oxford program has been in existence for over twenty-five years, making it one of the best established Read More
  • UGA Costa Rica

    UGA Costa Rica programs are built on the theme of integrative conservation. An integrative conservation approach respects the integrity of Read More
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