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With the ceremonial turn of red and black spades, University of Georgia officials and dignitaries officially kicked off construction of the $5 million Alice H. Richards Children's Garden at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia on Sept. 1.

Veterinary Horse

The state Board of Regents is set to add $16.4 million to the budget for construction of a new University of Georgia veterinary medicine teaching hospital when the board meets today and Wednesday in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Purchase of the Iron Horse Farm on 660 acres in Oconee and Greene counties for the University of Georgia got the go-ahead Tuesday from the Board of Regents, which oversees the University System of Georgia.

ATLANTA — The Board of Regents is planning to put the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography under the management of the University of Georgia based 200 miles away in Athens.

Interior space design for the University of Georgia's (UGA) new facilities construction and major renovation projects involve all aspects of interior architecture: finishes; color and material specifications; and the selection of furnishings, fixtures, and equipment (FFE).

Find this article in October's College Planning & Management Magazine on pages 56 - 59.

“The UGA Solar Demonstration Project is a small step—but a significant one in the right direction,” says Kevin Kirsche, Director of Sustainability.

A committee of the state Board of Regents approved University of Georgia plans for more than $50 million in construction projects, including a $35 million building for UGA’s business school and a $12.8 million third renovation phase for the university’s new Health Sciences Campus in Normaltown.

Swimming

The University of Georgia’s University Council may get a chance to weigh in against an administration plan to demolish Legion Pool.

When thinking of a gym, students may first think of elliptical machines or treadmills. But even though the Ramsey Center has all of those things, racquetball is also a main attraction.

Not too long ago, stepping into the University's Main Library had the same effect as hopping on a time machine set to the 1970s.

The university is about to get a little bit greener through the implementation of renewable energy in the UGA Solar Demonstration Project.

 

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