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Ghosts and Legends and Lore! Oh My!

October 23, 2023

Athens, Georgia and the University of Georgia campus is no stranger to rumors of haunted buildings and paranormal activity. From friendly ghost sightings to legends surrounding UGA’s iconic landmarks, the folklore of campus brings the Athens community together through years of storytelling and tradition keeping. Legends of North Campus…

Georgia’s Creepy Crawlers: Joro Spiders

October 20, 2023

These days, almost everyone has had a run-in with a Joro spider. Whether it is seeing their giant yellow bodies hanging from a window or seeing them floating through the sky on their DIY web parachutes, there are few people who do not know what a Joro spider is.

The Sweet History of Halloween’s Iconic Treat

October 18, 2023

Candy corn may be the most controversial treat of the fall season. You either think of the tri-colored candy with nostalgic feelings or you are put off by its waxy texture or the sweet flavor. Whatever your opinions on the candy are, you probably do not immediately think of its…

U.S. News Ranks UGA Top 20 for 8th Consecutive Year

September 19, 2023

The University of Georgia ranks in the top 20 among the country’s best public universities for the eighth consecutive year. U.S. News & World Report released their 2024 college rankings which positioned UGA at No. 20 among public universities and No. 47 among all national universities. UGA is…

Build your research skills with UGA Libraries’ Fall 2023 events

September 7, 2023

UGA Libraries have launched their 2023 Fall into Research series. This series provides virtual workshops and webinars designed to help students sharpen their research skills and establish an understanding of programs and strategies that may benefit their future research projects. See below for the full list of virtual events…

Online Comparative Biomedical Sciences Student Nominated as NCAA Woman of the Year

September 6, 2023

Updated November 20, 2023 NCAA Woman of the Year Award nominee Callie Dickinson was recently named one of the national Top 30 honorees for the award. The pool of candidates originated with 619 nominees. This year’s honorees represent 15 sports. From the Top 30, the selection…

Low-Residency visiting writers infuse podcast content.

September 5, 2023

One of the many benefits of the Low-Residency MFA in Narrative Media Writing are the two required, on campus residencies over the course of the program. These two 8-day residencies allow students to immerse themselves in an intensive writing environment and provide students with the opportunity to build a…

Financial planning involves more than just numbers.

August 30, 2023

As the profession evolves, practitioners are recognizing the financial planning process involves understanding how and why people think, feel and behave in a way to achieve optimal financial well-being. The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards recently added psychology of financial planning as a knowledge topic to its…

Once a Bulldog, Always a Bulldog

August 1, 2023

When a student joins the UGA bulldog family, they join it for life. Not only do students have career and community resources at their disposal while actively enrolled, Alumni can access these benefits throughout their lives and future careers. Stay Connected Wherever your next chapter takes you,…

Juggling Work, Home, AND School

August 1, 2023

A recent survey of online students at the University of Georgia found that one of the main reasons they have chosen to pursue a degree online is that it gives them far more flexibility. These students have careers and families that must take priority.  So how do you…