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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.

Friday marked the Special Collections Library’s six-month anniversary.

The University welcomed the public to its new Health Sciences Campus today in an open house, which celebrated both the coming together of the College of Public Health under one campus and the Georgia Health Sciences University partnership with the University of Georgia.

The public is invited to attend an open house at the new Health Sciences Campus, located at the corner of Prince and Oglethorpe avenues, on Aug. 22. Guests are asked to enter the facility using Foster Road off Oglethorpe Avenue. UGA President Michael F. Adams will host the event.


The Lake Herrick outdoor pavilion will get a student-friendly facelift if a University of Georgia project proposal is approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents in August. The concept includes plans for a 6,000-square-foot outdoor pool.

The University of Georgia plans to demolish Legion Pool and replace it with another outdoor pool at the other end of campus.

Classes at the Health Sciences Campus will begin in August, and the community is cordially invited to an open house celebration on Aug. 22. At this time, all facilities renovated as part of Phase I will be open and available for view. The Health Sciences Campus accommodates two primary occupants: the UGA College of Public Health and the Georgia Health Sciences University/UGA Medical Partnership.

The University of Georgia is going for gold as it renovates its old visual arts building on Jackson Street — gold LEED certification, that is.

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia takes seriously its status as "Georgia's garden" and its role in complementing the teaching, research and service mission of the University of Georgia. So, when it came time to update the garden's master plan, it made sense to turn the process into a collaborative learning opportunity.


One of the University of Georgia’s iconic North Campus buildings is getting a facelift this summer.


The following information is provided as part of an effort to keep the community informed about the development of the UGA Health Sciences Campus, a significant addition to the University of Georgia. The Health Sciences Campus has been established on the site of the former Navy Supply Corps School (NSCS) on Prince Avenue in Athens. The property was deeded to the University by the U.S. Department of Education in April 2011.