• 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
  • 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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  • International Partnerships

    The University of Georgia has developed formal partnerships in over 50 countries around the world. Strategic international partnerships help build and expand the institution's capacity for teaching, research, and service through strong networks that encourage innovation and discovery. The International Partnerships unit of the Office of International Education serves as both a conduit and resource for UGA's international engagement. We assist UGA colleges, departments, and faculty with international collaboration development, contract negotiation and management, delegation hosting protocol, as well as with strategic planning for partnership development and implementation.

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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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  • 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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