Georgia volleyball welcomes back alumni
The University of Georgia Volleyball has jumped for new ideas and will be hosting its first alumni weekend during its game against Arkansas, reports The Red & Black. Former Georgia volleyball players are invited to watch the 2011 team and learn about their experiences.
Star Soccer forward’s love for the sport
Alexa Newfield is Georgia’s star soccer player who scored 15 goals as a sophomore, reports the Red & Black. Her upbringing, family history and personality all help explain her love for soccer.
Georgia in minority for special teams coaches
Georgia is in the minority of programs that don’t employ a special teams coordinator, reports The Athens Banner-Herald.Eighty-nine of the 120 Football Bowl Subdivision programs have an assistant on staff with that title and UGA is not one of them.
Dawgs anticipate making to the SEC
The Georgia Bulldawgs haven’t been to the southeastern conference since 2005; however, with Saturday’s win against Florida, they are well on there way. The Bulldogs will have to do their part by taking care of business the next two weeks against No. 25 Auburn on Nov. 12 and woeful Kentucky on Nov. 19, reports The Athens Banner-Herald dog bytes.
Georgia’s Jarvis Jones makes the most out of life
Jones didn’t want to play football in high school. He thought of himself as a basketball player — and was an exceptional one indeed, reports the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. This 6’3 outside linebacker eventually finds a home with the Bulldawgs.
Georgia hosts International Summit on Food Safety
UGA recently held its fourth International Summit on Emerging Issues in Food Safety and Marketing. The university’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences hosted scientists from China and Taiwan, among other experts, reports the Southeast Farm Press.
University Historian Nash Boney responsible for keeping University history up-to-date, reports The Red and Black. Boney compiles UGA’s history and is able to make predictions about the future.
UGA student group aims to reduce food waste
The UGA Campus Kitchen Task Force tackles hunger and wasted food, The Macon Telegraph reports.
Feminist beat poet Waldman to visit University of Ga. for lectures, readings In November
The Republic reports that Anne Waldman will visit Athens this week and perform at local venues Ciné and Athica. Waldman co-founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colo.
UGA alum’s book tells story of strength
Frank Stanfield will share his first book, “Unbroken,” at the Grady College Alumni Authors Showcase on Nov. 3, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
UGA students gear up for a week of homecoming fun
Homecoming festivities include a concert by The Cool Kids and Hoodie Allen, a carnival and a parade, reports the Athens Banner-Herald.
UGA Ranked High in Dating Schools
According to an article released by the Huffing Post, the University of Georgia ranked in the top ten dating schools in the nation. The article claims that UGA”is a big Southern state school where the students take football and partying just as seriously as the academics — most of them, anyway.”
Laughs, Liquor and Locals
One local bar downtown, The Pub at Gameday, will be having live standup comedy this week and expect around 60 students, professors and locals to attend, reports the Red & Black. Five stand up shows along with a feature of five beers will be served, all for $5.
Reserve For Free Speech
One Red & Black article reports that not all areas of the University of Georgia campus are allowed for free speech. Certain designated areas are in compliance with the school’s laws, however, reservations are hindrance for some who request to express their speech in areas where it is permitted.
Grady Grads are Listed in UGA’s “40 under 40″
Seven Grady College graduates have been listed as the University of Georgia’s top “40 under 40″ list of alumni, reports the Grady College website. The seven selected members range from a variety of professions, each which have found great success and aid through their time at Grady College and beyond.
Theatre At UGA
Want to catch a live play at UGA? The 39 Steps is a UGA production that will be airing towards the end of the month. Flagpole magazine reports on some of the latest theatrical shows at UGA along with dates, times and locations for several of the performances.