Fostering Active Learning

With unrivaled hands-on learning opportunities, the University of Georgia has established itself as one of the nation’s leading public universities. To enhance the learning environment for students even further, a new initiative to foster active learning is under way.  Broadly defined, active learning is the adoption of instructional practices that engage students in the learning process. It has been shown to improve writing and critical thinking skills, as well as students’ understanding of the material and their ability to apply it outside of the classroom. … more


Elevating Graduate Education

University of Georgia's Provost Pamela Whitten recently wrote on the success of the University's graduate programs, including many colleges that hold graduate programs at UGA Gwinnett Campus. Whitten also praised the new Double Dawgs program, which enables students to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years or less. Read her entire blog post here. … more


UGA Makes U.S. News and World Report's Annual List of Best Graduate School Programs

University of Georgia made some impressive numbers in the list of best graduate school programs. Notable rankings include 24th for University of Georgia School of Social Work, 19th for Terry College of Business, and 6th for UGA School of Public and International Affairs. We are proud to say all three colleges run graduate programs (Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration), through University of Georgia - Gwinnett Campus. … more


UGA Grad School Honors 2015 Alumni of Distinction

The Graduate School has honored 12 graduates with the 2015 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their community. Recipients have been recognized in their professional fields at the regional, national and international levels as evidenced by publications and awards received, serving as mentors and roles models in their profession, and contributing to their local and global communities. Their achievements exemplify the UGA mission, "to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things." … more


Pharmacy students setting up shop for farm workers

University of Georgia College of Pharmacy students are seeking monetary donations for waterproof work boots for the Farm Worker Family Health Program, an experience where students provide health care services to farm worker communities in rural southwest Georgia. From June 7-19, 18 pharmacy students will journey to Ellenton Clinic in Moultrie for this year's program. As part of their service-learning trip, the students will offer full pharmacy services to nearly 1,000 farm workers and their families. Read more here. … more