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UGA offers COVID-19 resources throughout Georgia

From helping local governments navigate their changing financials to providing online assistance to small businesses in applying for federal loans to providing meals for food insecure Georgians, University of Georgia’s Public Service and Outreach is working throughout the state to… Full story

Undergraduate students head out on the second annual Great Commitments Student Tour of Georgia

The Great Commitments Student Tour of Georgia hit the road today, with 34 University of Georgia undergraduate students spending their spring break on a week-long trip around the state – learning firsthand how UGA is making a difference in Georgia… Full story

Carnegie Foundation reaffirms UGA as community engaged university

The University of Georgia has been recognized for excellence in public service and outreach, being designated as a community engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for a second time. The classification was first awarded to… Full story

UGA Graduate Students selected as Knauss finalists

Two graduate students from the University of Georgia have been selected as finalists for the 2020 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program. The finalists will spend one year in Washington, D.C. in… Full story

Symposium highlights UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant impacts

  When Hurricane Matthew hit the Georgia coast last October washing away some of its sandy shoreline, UGA was ready. With funding from Georgia Sea Grant, the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography already was studying sand resources and creating an inventory… Full story

Hatching a solution

Two teams of engineering students are working with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to design equipment that could help future oyster farmers work more efficiently and increase population. The eight students, representing agricultural, biological and mechanical engineering, traveled… Full story

Ocean to Table program draws in shellfish consumers

A new series of workshops aims to increase popularity and interest in local foods and sustainable seafood in Georgia. Full story

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant honored by coastal preservation group

University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant programs and people were recognized at the first awards presentation by 100 Miles, a nonprofit organization working to protect and preserve the Georgia coast. John “Crawfish” Crawford, an educator and boat… Full story

Hundreds turn out to raise money for oyster hatchery

  An oyster roast on the banks of the Skidaway River drew more than 200 people on a perfect fall night to celebrate and raise money for Georgia’s first oyster hatchery. Guests used their commemorative Marine Extension and Georgia Sea… Full story