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The Office of University Architects at the University of Georgia unveiled a historic preservation plan to document and maintain UGA buildings 50 years and older on all campuses and across the state

Lamar Dodd School of Art

As much as the University of Georgia has expanded in the past 15 years, the institution needs still more, says UGA Campus Architect Danny Sniff.

ATLANTA – The overall plan for the University of Georgia’s health campus was presented Tuesday to the the Board of Regents even though most of it is already accomplished.

Athens, Ga. - The East Campus Village on the University of Georgia's campus will soon have a new addition to its named residence halls. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted today to approve the naming of Building 1512 after the late Gov. George D. Busbee.

Main UGA Smokestack

The University of Georgia’s carbon emissions continue to rise despite the university’s big gains in energy and water efficiency over the past five years. But UGA planners hope to reverse that trend in coming years.

Construction progress on Rutherford Hall on the campus of UGA

Construction on three big University of Georgia projects should start this year and one might conclude. But after those multi-million dollar projects wrap up, UGA building might reach its lowest ebb in two decades.

From the towering old oaks on North Campus to new maples gracing the landscape to the south, UGA's acreage is teeming with trees. Because of the university's continued commitment to maintaining and adding new foliage, the Arbor Day Foundation has named UGA a Tree Campus USA for the third year in a row.

Stegeman Coliseum

The 2012-13 academic year marks the 50th anniversary season for Stegeman Coliseum as a major venue for UGA athletics.

Rutherford Hall

The new Rutherford Hall is on its way to being complete and ready to house students in time for fall semester classes. A dedication ceremony is planned for June 26.

University of Georgia President Michael Adams recognizes the Office of University Architects for their efforts in implenting the Campus Master Plan over the past 15 years.


Brenda Elrod, Assistant Director of Interiors

Brenda Elrod’s job at the Office of University Architects for Facilities Planning has more variety than she ever expected, but she relishes the challenges that come with working at a university campus and managing interiors that run the gamut from laboratories to theaters to recreation centers to classrooms.