2021-2022 Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorships

The University of Georgia congratulates the 2021 - 2022 recipients of its highest teaching honor, the Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship. In this video, they share their thoughts on the extraordinary teaching and learning environment at UGA.

  • Who's the First?

    On September 2, 2015, Schley County Middle High School senior, MacKenzie, was the first student in the nation to apply to the University of Georgia for Fall 2016 admission. This deserving student from Ellaville, Georgia received the surprise of a lifetime a week early and became the FIRST student admitted to the Class of 2020. MORE
  • Count Me In

    Have you been counted? University of Georgia is conducting Count Me In, a research study of learning, living, and working at UGA now through November 20, 2015. The study is designed to collect information about positive and challenging aspects of our campus community. You can learn more at The survey is available at for faculty, staff and students. MORE
  • Breakthroughs in Georgia: A new drug to stop HIV

    It's been called "the point of no return" - the precise moment that an enzyme from HIV inserts itself into human DNA. When it happens, it's game over, and the body becomes infected. But GRA Eminent Scholar Vasu Nair discovered a way to arrest this enzyme, called HIV integrase, before it invades DNA. The University of Georgia scientist developed a small-molecule drug that binds itself to a different part of the HIV integrase enzyme, effectively blocking it - and the drug doesn't appear to carry the side effects of other similar drugs. MORE
  • Introduction to Wellness for People with Disabilities Course

    Kinesiology graduate student Ashley Fallaize is a teacher, teaching teachers. She teaches the long session summer course Introduction to Wellness for Individuals with Disabilities. It's a class that gives hands on experience to students while offering lifelong health instruction for disabled members of the Athens area community. MORE
  • Welcome to UGA

    UGA President Jere W. Morehead welcomes students, faculty and staff to the 2015-2016 academic year at the University of Georgia. The UGA family has much to celebrate and much to look forward to during the coming year. MORE
  • Georgia Fishes Field Study and College of Public Health Research

    Dr. Susan Wilde, assistant professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, gave students in her Georgia Fishes Field Study course some hands-on experiences at Sapelo Island, where they sampled fish and helped graduate students in the College of Public Health sample sharks for environmental pollutants. MORE
  • Thank a Donor Day 2015

    Every year UGA celebrates the difference donors make during Thank a Donor Day. The event provides students the opportunity to express their gratitude and learn about the impact donors make on the University. MORE
  • Physical Activity and Learning Program

    Multiple faculty members along with graduate students in the College of Education and the College of Public Health are working in a new after-school enrichment program in Clarke County schools aimed at improving the children's health and stimulate their learning in reading and mathematics. The new after-school program is the culmination of more than a decade of research that shows that children's increased physical activity can lead to higher academic achievement. MORE
  • Integrated Life Sciences

    UGA's relaunched Integrated Life Sciences program allows graduate students to gain hands-on experience working in three labs from among a slate of more than 200 faculty members and 14 participating Ph.D. programs before selecting a major professor and research focus. Learn more about the program in this video. MORE
  • Welcome, Class of 2018

    UGA welcomed the class of 2018 to Sanford Stadium for the 4th Annual Freshman Welcome. First-year students gathered at Sanford Stadium with welcoming words from President Jere W. Morehead and Head Football Coach Mark Richt. "Its always been a dream to come here, ever since I was little," says biology major Treva Hickey in this video, which captures highlights of the event. MORE