The University System of Georgia has decided not to pursue plans to rename dozens of buildings and colleges named for historical figures associated with racism. The board voted Monday not to accept the recommendations of an advisory board headed by Albany State University President Marion Fedrick formed in June of last year to explore the issue.
In a statement to students, faculty and staff, UGA President Jere Morehead and other members of the university’s leadership warned “please be aware that the federal government has defined covered employees and covered contractor workplaces broadly.”
in communities all over Georgia, storytellers and historians whisper dark tales of the past that are more hair-raising than any inflatable lawn ghoul, and some say remnants of that past linger today in old or forgotten places.
Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Georgia Board of Regents is set to consider changes to professor tenure at the 26 public institutions the state manages. Supporters say the changes streamline the post-tenure review process for Georgia professors and codify when professors who do not meet expectations can face punishments.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Legal experts and political analysts are looking closely at what the Supreme Court’s refusal to act on a Texas abortion law means for the future of abortion rights and on its potential impact on 2022 election battles.
College students across Georgia are back to hitting the books and tablets as a new semester began this month on campuses across the state. But this fall semester, many professors say they have more than grading and lecturing to worry about.
Macon hospital leaders want the vaccine hesitant to see their sitting on the fence could cost lives. — from more than just COVID-19.
Athens-Clarke County joined Savannah and Atlanta in reinstating COVID-19 restrictions late Tuesday night amid increasing concerns over the delta variant and lagging vaccination rates. The order went into effect Wednesday morning.
When Georgia college students return to their classrooms this month, masks and vaccines will be encouraged, but not required, according to guidance from the University System of Georgia posted on the University of Georgia’s COVID-19 response website Monday.
As school systems across the state prepare to return to the classroom, a number of Georgia counties are seeing an increase in COVID infections among school-aged children.
The owners of landmark fast-food restaurant The Varsity recently filed for a permit to tear down the 1965 restaurant to make way for what is likely to be apartments and retail, perhaps a grocery store.
A leading producer of electrostatic spray technology based on research conducted at the University of Georgia will expand its Georgia manufacturing operations, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
Sunrise, Fla.-based ByoPlanet International will create 250 jobs in Athens with a $7 million investment.
The B-52s and R.E.M. were instrumental in putting Athens, Georgia, on the musical map a few decades ago.
But it was another band who just may have been everyone's favorite in that southern city. They called themselves Pylon.
Facing an uproar from students, professors and alum, the University of Georgia on Thursday reversed course and announced it would allow in-person early voting on campus for the upcoming election.
The University of Georgia saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row.