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The University of Georgia dedicated its 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center Aug. 17. An estimated 10,000-12,000 students will utilize the building each day for classes in chemistry, biology, physics, ecology, math, computer science and genetics.
Groundbreaking in Griffin

Large and small food businesses alike received a boost Oct. 17 when UGA—in partnership with state and local officials—broke ground on the Food Technology Center located on the Griffin campus.

Science Learning Center Groundbreaking

Gov. Nathan Deal praised the University of Georgia’s new Science Learning Center for the role it will play in economic development.

A University of Georgia construction project nearing completion out on College Station Road doesn’t look so much like a building but the beginnings of a small town rising up out of the ground.

Veterinary Teaching Hospital

The veterinary teaching hospital complex is the University of Georgia's biggest construction project for now, but several other new buildings are underway, nearing completion, or soon to begin.

Workers utilize reclaimed Materials in field renovation

Athens, Ga. - In continuing with the University of Georgia's drive for a more sustainable campus, the UGA Athletic Association has renovated two of the Woodruff Practice Fields using reclaimed materials.

Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald is a resident engineering inspector in the Office of the University Architects for Facilities Planning.


In what promises to be another tight budget year, UGA will seek funding for a number of key priorities during the upcoming legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly, including a proposed Science Learning Center. 

Joe Werner, a senior in landscape architecture and German, says UGA has given him the chance to prove himself as a student and designer, and provided him the confidence to achieve his goals and aspirations—and he will literally leave his mark on the campus.

Jackson Street Building

Athens, Ga. - The University of Georgia College of Environment and Design's Jackson Street Building has received LEED Gold Certification. The building is the first historic building on campus to earn the designation.

Space Management

In more than 450 buildings on the 759 acres of its Athens campus, UGA manages nearly 16 million square feet of building space, the equivalent of almost 300 football fields. A task force charged by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is reviewing how the university allocates its academic space, seeking input from the campus community and looking for best practices from other institutions.