Entries by Clarke Schwabe

Fellowship honors late Prof. Emerita Rebecca Sharitz

This story was originally published in UGA Today and was written by Beth Gavrilles. Trailblazing ecologist Rebecca R. Sharitz spent almost her entire career at the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. A world-renowned expert on wetlands with more than 160 peer-reviewed publications to her credit, she was also revered as a teacher and […]

UGA food scientist Yen-Con Hung named first Koehler-Ayers Professor

This story was originally published on the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’s Media Newswire site and was written by Sharon Dowdy. University of Georgia food scientist Yen-Con Hung has been named the first recipient of the Koehler-Ayers Professorship. The Koehler-Ayers Professorship was recently established through a donation to the UGA Foundation from UGA food […]

King Distinguished Professorship in Advertising established

This story was originally published on the Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication site and was written by Sarah Freeman. The Karen W. and Daniel J. King Distinguished Professorship in Advertising has been created in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, announced Charles N. Davis, dean of Grady College. Karen King, a Jim […]

UGA Greek councils create two $100K Georgia Commitment Scholarships

The University of Georgia Panhellenic Council and UGA Interfraternity Council each gave $100,000, matched by the UGA Foundation, to establish two endowed, need-based scholarships through the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program. “We are so excited by and proud of these councils and their member organizations,” said Victor K. Wilson, vice president of student affairs. “Our students […]

The Delta Air Lines Foundation commits $5 million to UGA Innovation District, Engineering

The University of Georgia will take a major step forward in its Innovation District initiative and enhance the College of Engineering, thanks to a $5 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation. The Innovation District initiative brings together people, programs and places to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential learning at the University of Georgia. […]

USPOULTRY and USPOULTRY Foundation Funding to UGA Exceeds $6.5 Million

A partnership of over 25 years has resulted in numerous significant research achievements, countless accomplished graduates, and, as of late 2019, a total of $6.5 million given to the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation (USPOULTRY Foundation). […]

Georgia Commitment Scholarships reach major milestone of 500

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors, the University of Georgia has established more than 500 endowed, need-based scholarships, creating new, permanent pathways to higher education for Georgia residents from low-income backgrounds. “This achievement is a testament to the desire of so many individuals, families and organizations to make a positive difference in the […]

Museum space at UGA Libraries named for Ted Turner

The exhibition hall in the University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will be named in honor of CNN founder, environmentalist and longtime Atlantan Ted Turner, subject to UGA Cabinet approval, thanks in part to a $550,000 donation made by WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner), an entertainment and media conglomerate that merged with Turner Broadcasting […]