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Centers and Institutes

Center for Health and Risk Communication

The Center for Health and Risk Communication at the University of Georgia advances knowledge about the role of communication processes in enhancing human health and safety.

(706) 583-8268 | Director: Glen Nowak | Director's Email: gnowak@uga.edu | chrc.uga.edu

George Foster Peabody Awards

First presented in 1941, the George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious service by broadcasters, cable and Webcasters, producing organizations, and individuals.

(706) 542-3787 | Director: Jeffrey Jones | General Inquiries: peabody@uga.edu | peabodyawards.com

James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research

Since its inception, the Center has conducted training programs involving countries all over the world, published research and technical reports, and conducted research on a variety of topics related to the practice of journalism around the world.

(706) 542-5798 | Director: Lee Becker | Director's Email: lbbecker@uga.edu | www.grady.uga.edu/coxcenter

James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership

The Institute supports education that uniquely prepares students and professionals for management positions and provides funding for applied research that addresses contemporary issues confronting the newspaper industry.

(706) 542-7576 | Director: Keith Herndon | Director's Email: klhern@uga.edu | www.grady.uga.edu/coxinstitute/

New Media Institute

The New Media Institute is an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit exploring the critical, creative, and commercial components of digital media technology. The NMI offers the New Media Interdisciplinary Certificate, a credential certifying the student’s understanding of and proficiency in new media. Students earn the certificate while completing degrees in their chosen fields of study. Earning the certificate guarantees that a graduate is expert in the application of technology within a given profession.

(706) 542-0893 | Director: Jay Hamilton | General Inquiries: nmi@uga.edu | mynmi.net




Glen Nowak
Glen Nowak


Jeffrey Jones
Jeffrey Jones


Lee Becker
Lee Becker


Keith Herndon
Keith Herndon


Jay Hamilton
Jay Hamilton