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.

  • Meigs Professors 2014

    Three faculty members--James Hamilton, Audrey Haynes and David Mustard--recently received UGA's highest recognition for superior instruction, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship. Watch this video to get an inside look into their classrooms and hear about their commitment to excellence in teaching. MORE
  • Campaign for Charities

    Campaign for Charities Each year, UGA conducts a single campaign for charitable contributions. This campus solicitation known as Campaign for Charities, kicked off on Oct. 9 this year and assists with vital services for our families, friends and neighbors who will need our support now and in the future. MORE
  • Summer Jobs - CURO

    UGA is a national leader in providing students with opportunities to conduct research alongside faculty. In this video, ecology major Emilie Morris discusses what she has gained through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities and her work with Professor Sonia Altizer. MORE
  • GRU/UGA Medical Partnership's first graduating class

    The first class of Georgia Regents University/UGA Medical Partnership students recently graduated and joined the ranks of our nation's physicians. In this video, they look back on their experiences and how they laid the groundwork for future medical students in Athens. MORE
  • Robotics at UGA

    Researchers in the UGA Faculty of Robotics ( are working to advance the science and engineering involved in robotics while facilitating diverse robotic applications with profound societal impact. In this video, they explain how they are working to help robots navigate campus and other environments. MORE
  • Interdisciplinary Design Charrette at UGA

    Students and faculty in the College of Environment and Design recently explored options for revitalizing the Atlanta Highway, a two-mile commercial strip in Athens. In this student-produced video, Franklin Professor of Landscape Architecture Bruce Ferguson explains how undergraduate and graduate students benefit from an intensive, collaborative approach to serving community needs. MORE
  • Bioenergy Day @ UGA

    More than 200 Athens seventh-graders experienced how wood and other organic materials generate energy at the Bioenergy Day @ UGA. In this video, Professor Janet Westpheling discusses how she and her colleagues at the university's the Bioenergy Systems Research Institute are working with partners in academia, industry and the community to help give students a glimpse of the future of energy. MORE
  • Dawg Day of Service 2013

    More than 600 UGA students, faculty and staff recently volunteered at 19 different sites around Athens-Clarke County as part of the Dawg Day of Service. Clarke Middle School, Project Safe, Brooklyn Cemetery, the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, the Athens Area Homeless Shelter and Nuci's Space were among the organizations served. In this video, students discuss the role that volunteering and community service plays in their lives. MORE
  • GRU/UGA Medical Partnership experience

    GRU/UGA Medical Partnership students Sierra Green and Erik Hansen have finished their first surgery rotations in their third year and are now continuing into their fourth and final year of medical school. In this video, they discuss the hands-on experiences they are gaining under the supervision of local physicians. Learn more about the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership here. MORE