UGA Vacates Award for Mortenson

The University of Georgia has vacated a prize that was supposed to be given to author Greg Mortenson.┬áThe decision means that this year’s Delta Prize for Global Understanding will not be awarded to anyone. Mortenson is facing accusations of fabricating stories in his best selling book, Three Cups of Tea, which has launched an investigation […]

UGA Withholds Prize For Mortenson

The University of Georgia has decided to withhold this year’s Delta Prize for Global Understanding for Greg Mortenson until after the dust settles on allegations that he fabricated stories in his books. Several of Mortenson’s stories from his book Three Cups of Tea, were called into question recently by 60 Minutes and author Jon Krakauer. […]