Entries by Elizabeth Elmore

Endowed faculty member leads NIH project to create and test a new influenza vaccine

Ted Ross is a GRA Eminent Scholar of Infectious Diseases in UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine and director of UGA’s Center for Vaccines and Immunology. GRA Eminent Scholars are scientific leaders that hold endowed chairs made possible by the Georgia Research Alliance, a nonprofit that grows Georgia’s economy by expanding university research and entrepreneurship. What […]

UGA campaign ahead of schedule; striving for more

The Commit to Georgia Campaign has reached an important campaign milestone: surpassing its $1.2 billion goal. The goal, which was announced in November 2016, was the most ambitious fundraising goal that the University of Georgia has ever set, and it was reached 16 months ahead of schedule. The campaign will continue through June 2020 as […]

UGA Donors Set 5 Records in 5 Years

For the fifth consecutive year, UGA donors have set a new record in fundraising, contributing a total of $242 million in new gifts and pledges to the Commit to Georgia Campaign. This is the second consecutive year that the total has surpassed $200 million.     “I am overwhelmed with gratitude,” said President Jere W. […]

Benson Family recognizes 100-year relationship with Athens and UGA

This feature originally ran on page 47 of the Fall 2017 issue of Georgia Magazine. Three generations of the Benson family are recognizing their 100-year relationship with Athens and the University of Georgia by making a transformational gift to the Terry College of Business. One of Athens’ most community-minded families contributed significant support for the […]

UGA dedicates Phase II of Business Learning Community, breaks ground for Phase III

This article originally appeared on UGA Today. On Sept. 15, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business celebrated the expansion of its new home, the state-of-the-art Business Learning Community, with a dedication and groundbreaking ceremony. “These new facilities for the Terry College of Business are a tremendous investment in our state’s future,” said Gov. Nathan […]