You've probably heard about the Double Dawgs program by now. It's one of the hottest topics on campus--along with our SEC football championship bid. Since the Double Dawgs program launched in August, more than 10,000 people have visited the website and the program listing page has been browsed over 16,000 times. That's an average of over 1,300 views a week!
As I'm writing this article, our director of Academic Honesty and Integrity Phillip Griffeth is filing his annual report on the number of academic dishonesty cases for 2016-17. I'm pleased to share that the number of cases his office saw in 2016-17 went down 15% (from 569 to 482) from the prior year.
EDITOR'S NOTE: We've had several questions about whether this new change in HOPE impacts previous courses. It is not retroactive. This change only impacts courses in Fall 2017 and going forward. We encourage you to read more about the HOPE modification for STEM weighted courses below and follow the links to find which of your STEM courses are included.
First-generation college students at the University of Georgia will receive expanded academic support to help them enter and excel in doctoral programs thanks to a $1.16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.