Presented annually, the Hill Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach recognizes faculty and service professionals for their outstanding contributions to the improvement of the quality of life in Georgia or elsewhere.

Hill Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach is acceptable on first reference.

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Hill Award.

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UGA’s highest award in public service and outreach, the Walter Barnard Hill Distinguished Public Service Fellow Award recognizes sustained, distinguished and superb achievement in university public service that improves the quality of life in Georgia, the nation or abroad. The recipient is known as a Hill Fellow.

The award is named in honor of Chancellor Walter Barnard Hill, who led UGA from 1899 until his death in 1905.

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Hill Fellow Award.

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The Creative Research Award given by the UGA Research Foundation in recognition of faculty research in the social and behavioral sciences.

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Conceived by the UGA Emeriti Scholars, the President's Medal recognizes the longstanding, extraordinary contributions of individuals who have supported deserving students and meaningful academic programs, advanced research that creatively explored solutions for the challenges of the times and inspired community leaders to engage in enhancing the quality of life of Georgians through their support of the university.

The medal is presented during the annual Founders Day program.

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The formal name is the George Foster Peabody Award. Peabody Award is acceptable on all references.

Peabody Hall is named for a different George Peabody.

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Full, formal name is the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship, but the “Josiah” may be omitted in all but the most formal settings. A recipient is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor (of Some Field).

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Meigs Professorship, Meigs Professor.

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The awards are presented annually by the Southern Regional Council and the UGA Libraries.

Awards and Prizes

The highest teaching award available to UGA faculty, given annually. The “Josiah” may be omitted in all but the most formal settings. A recipient is a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor (of Some Field).

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Meigs Professorship, Meigs Professor.

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