UWG Chemistry Grad Aims to Knock out Sickle Cells

If you were to ask a random group of people to name five famous female scientists, their list may begin and end with Marie Curie. Historically, science has been considered a "man's field," and today's up-and-coming female scientists often find themselves lacking female mentors. For this very reason, UWG senior chemistry major Edidiong Umoren says more women should be driven to chase their scientific dreams - not give up on them.

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Mass Communications Awarded Teaching Excellence Award by Board of Regents

The Department of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia has won the 2016 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award in the Department/Program category. The University System of Georgia Regents’ award recognizes excellence in a department that displays strong commitment to teaching and student success. The award will be formally presented in May at the Board of Regents meeting.

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Student Racks Up More Funds for Business Venture at National Competition

Sometimes, it can take years to get a small business off the ground, but University of West Georgia student and local entrepreneur William Cross has put himself on the fast track to success. He’s already got his product on select shelves and is seeking funding to expand his business while he’s getting his degree in business management. And as if that wasn’t enough, his product also has the potential to change thousands of lives across the United States.

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UWG Named One of the Most Promising Places to Work 2016

The University of West Georgia was recently named one the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs in 2016. This marks the third consecutive year that UWG received the recognition from The Center for Higher Education Enterprise. This year, UWG joins only 18 other universities that also made the list.

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