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Due to the possible impact of Hurricane Michael, the University of Georgia will delay opening its Athens campus until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. The first classes will begin at 11 a.m. Business operations on the Athens campus will resume their normal schedules beginning at 10 a.m.

All university residence halls will remain open. For on-campus residents in University Housing, please contact your community front desk or RA with any questions or concerns and please report any facilities-related problems.

The University of Georgia has climbed three spots on the U.S. News and World Report 2019 list of best public national universities, the highest ranking in the school’s history.

This is the third consecutive year the university has risen in the U.S. News ranking. A key factor in the improvement was UGA’s lower student-faculty ratio, which dropped from 18:1 to 17:1. An improvement in the subjective category of reputation, as assessed by college presidents, provosts and admissions directors, also factored into the new ranking, as well as the quality and performance of its students.

UGA's Baldwin Hall Memorial Design Finalized

Aug 21, 2018
UGA Today

UGA has completed the final design of the Baldwin Hall Memorial. The move comes after the recommendation of a campus and community task force. The memorial is to honor the individuals whose remains were discovered at the Baldwin Hall site during construction in November 2015. They were reinterred at Oconee Hill Cemetery in march 2017, in accordance with guidance from the State Archaeologist’s Office.

New Medical Device Coating Can Stave Off Infections

Jun 8, 2018
University of Georgia

According to the CDC, one in 25 patients contract an infection from central lines, catheters or other medical devices during a hospital stay. As the threat antibiotic-resistant bacteria grows, hospitals are working to reduce these healthcare-related infections.

 

On this week’s Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss how a biofilm coating developed by UGA researchers can prevent harmful bacteria from forming on common medical tools in the first place.

 

 

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University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been elected to the Southeastern Conference Executive Committee.  The election took place June 1 during the conference’s annual spring meeting in Destin, Florida. 

 

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