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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…

Jere W. Morehead on 10 Years as President of UGA

July 31, 2023

President Jere W. Morehead sat down with Georgia Magazine in July to reflect on his time as the President of the university and what he sees for the future of the University of Georgia. Morehead is proud of the remarkable period of achievement the university has seen over the past decade.

“Money” Magazine places UGA on its 2023 list of Best Colleges in America

July 27, 2023

In June of 2023, “Money” magazine named UGA one of America’s best colleges. “Money” awarded UGA 4.5 out of 5 stars with their new star rating system and placed UGA on their list of Annual Best Colleges in America. “Money” cited UGA’s excellent statistics as reasons for the high score.

Summer Reading for Professional and Personal Development

June 23, 2023

After the fall and spring terms, summer can provide some time to reflect on the ways that your coursework in your online program applies to your professional development. We know that reading can inspire reflection, so UGA Online has selected four books which may provide ideas and inspiration for…

College of Public Health Launches Online Masters Program

June 23, 2023

UGA’s College of Public Health is launching a fully online, accredited Masters in Public Health (OMPH) in the spring of 2024.  The OMPH will offer greater access to the essential training this program provides and addresses some of the critical needs in Georgia, our nation, and around the…

Net Worth and Agreement on Spending May Influence if Couples Combine Finances

June 21, 2023

If you are like Dr. John Grable, an endowed professor in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences and UGA Online professor, your background may lead you to think that all cohabitating couples combine their finances. Grable’s research demonstrates that it is not so. Research from the…

Would You Like to Preserve Your Memory as You Age? Berries May be the Key.

June 21, 2023

Director of Dietetics and UGA Online professor Dr. Emma Laing shared advice for creating a balanced diet to combat the effects of aging in a recent article published by HealthDay. The article focused on the importance of incorporating flavanols into an everyday diet. Berries, dark chocolate, and…