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Sustainability works its way into curriculum

Sustainability works its way into curriculum

An Office of Sustainability initiative is prompting faculty to incorporate environmental issues into their courses.

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Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Their work could lead to stronger, better peanut varieties to help feed the world.

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Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

UGA increases its eco-friendly footprint through a variety of on-campus projects.

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Kwevitoukoui (Brad) Hounkpati

Thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship and the advice of a UGA alumnus working in Africa with the Peace Corps, Brad Hounkpati ended up on campus for intensive study of his favorite insect, the African ladybeetle.

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Focus on Faculty

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Tony Lowe

Tony Lowe, associate professor in the School of Social Work, helps his students understand the need to be “fearless lifelong learners” and effective social work advocates.

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Campus Closeup

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Laura Kviklys

As Laura Kviklys was digging through the diaries and letters of Colonial Quaker women from Philadelphia for her undergraduate thesis, she wanted a different way to view her historical heroines. 

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Film to focus on Muslim lesbians


The film “Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca” will be shown April 24 at 6 p.m. in Room 250 of the Miller Learning Center. The film is the story of how filmmaker Red Summer brought five women together who sought to establish a community, where there was none, for black Muslim lesbians in Atlanta.

Baseball team travels to Vanderbilt


The Diamond Dogs will hit the road for a three-game series against Vanderbilt April 25 at 7:30 p.m., April 26 at 3 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. Follow the live action on


Recycling Happy Hour to collect electronics
Residents can bring electronics, including televisions, batteries, light bulbs and used cooking oil to the 2014 Recycling Happy Hour April 24 from 5-7 p.m. in parking lot E01 at the Intramural Fields. This is a drop-off event in which residents do not leave their cars as volunteers unload items for them. The event is a partnership with Athens-Clarke County's Recycling Division, UGA Office of Sustainability and WUGA.

Today's events

9:00 am
Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism
J.W. Fanning Building
2:00 pm
2014 Gene Brody Lecture
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
5:00 pm
Guaraní Linguistics Colloquium
Gilbert Hall
5:00 pm
2014 Recycling Happy Hour
Intramural Fields
5:30 pm
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Luke Syson
Lamar Dodd School of Art
5:30 pm
Director’s Lecture
Georgia Museum of Art
6:00 pm
UGA Day in Dalton
6:00 pm
Tie Dye and Eat Pie
Myers Hall
6:00 pm
Film Screening
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
7:00 pm
The Agency Networking Event
7:15 pm
People Yoga
Tate Student Center