The University of Georgia (commonly referred to as UGA or simply Georgia) is an American land grant, sea grant, and space grant research university with its primary campus located on a 759-acre (3.07 km2) campus in Athens, Georgia, USA.
It is the flagship university of the state of Georgia. The university is ranked 20th overall among all public national universities in the current 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings and consistently ranks within the top 200 universities worldwide across numerous publications. UGA is classified as a ‘Research University/Very High Activity’, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University of Georgia is a part of the University System of Georgia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Founded in 1785 as the United States’s first state-chartered university, it is the oldest and largest of Georgia’s institutions of higher learning and along with the College of William and Mary and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill claims the title of the oldest public university in the United States. The university’s historic North Campus is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places as a designated historic district.
The university offers over 140 degree programs in a wide array of disciplines. Consisting of thirteen libraries spread across multiple campuses, UGA Libraries contains a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The University of Georgia is one of 126 member institutions that comprise the Association of Research Libraries.
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University of Georgia research articles from Innovation Toronto
- New eye-tracking system uses ordinary cellphone camera – June 17, 2016
- A global early warning system for infectious diseases – May 21, 2016
- Researchers use single molecule of DNA to create world’s smallest diode – April 6, 2016 – April 6, 2016
- Flu Vaccine Protects Against Multiple Strains Including H1N1 – March 30, 2016
- UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center collaborates in development of brain-friendly interfaces – August 10, 2015
- Microbe Produces Ethanol from Switchgrass Without Pretreatment – April 15, 2015
- UGA researchers discover new method to reduce disease-causing inflammation – July 3, 2014
- Economical direct conversion of biomass to fuel – June 3, 2014
- Rethink Education to Fuel Bioeconomy – April 16, 2014
- UGA researchers use nanoparticles to fight cancer
- UGA discovery may allow scientists to make fuel from CO2 in the atmosphere
- Should business be allowed to patent mathematics?
- Scientists Detail Severe Future Impacts of Climate Change
- UGA researchers invent new material for warm-white LEDs
- Man’s best friend: Common canine virus may lead to new vaccines for deadly human diseases
- Greenland Sets New Summer Melt Record
- Can Soil Sensors Save Georgia Waterways from Drought?
- Low Oxygen Levels Could Drive Cancer Growth
- “Fracture putty” could speed healing of broken bones
- Gold Nanoparticles Used to Diagnose Flu in Minutes
- Permanent spray-on antibacterial coating created
- The virtues of biochar: A new growth industry?