Feature Stories

A special partnership

The beginning of the medical partnership between the University of Georgia and the Georgia Health Sciences University will not be forgotten thanks to the efforts of graduate students in the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

What is under threat?

According to Shan Huang, a Ph.D. student at the UGA Odum School of Ecology, the effects of extinction impact more than just the endangered species.

Good deeds, delivered

Some senior citizens would not be enjoying a meal today were it not for Stephen Olejnik and the Meals on Wheels program. UGA faculty and staff can contribute to Meals on Wheels or 1,200 other organizations through the 2012 Campaign…

Teachers Act Up!

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, an associate professor of language and literacy education, believes if teachers want to create positive change in the lives of their students, then they must first be able to create positive change in their own.

Facing a wildlife crisis

“White-nose syndrome” is spreading through states and devastating colonies of bats from Canada to North Carolina. A federal-state cooperative housed in UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine is part of team trying to determine the cause and solution.

Learning through service

UGA students are getting valuable life experience connecting academic concepts learned in the classroom with real needs in the community.

Every idea counts

Five residence halls at the University of Georgia are preparing to face off in the name of sustainable living. Students in Hill Community have four weeks to prove that their dormitories deserve to win the third annual Green Cup Challenge.…

Shaping two futures

Chuck Mobley and Adam Barb, postdoctoral scholars in UGA’s Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, have two missions. The first is to shape their own research future. The second will help shape the future of postdoctoral scholars across UGA.

The bigger picture

For Michael Marshall, an associate professor of photography in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, all it took was one class to see the effect that public service and outreach has on students.

Lunch & Learn

UGA can take your simple brown bag lunch and make it much more appetizing, thanks to a variety of lunchtime learning opportunities being held throughout campus this fall.

Key to the coral killer

The UGA Odum School of Ecology is part of a research team that has identified human sewage as the source of a deadly pathogen that causes white pox disease in Caribbean elkhorn coral, which is an endangered species.

Real World

Three UGA students turned a little girl’s wish into a class project and then made it real.

The journey begins

The first year at UGA is an exciting time to engage, experience and explore the opportunities available here. Welcome to the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

Above and beyond

The Institute for Leadership Advancement (ILA) in the Terry College of Business was established to develop a new class of business and community leaders. For the founders, “new” meant more than the creation of a replacement pool for today’s leadership.…

UGA researchers hit a gold mine

UGA researchers have discovered a veritable medical gold mine.  Nanoparticles of gold can help accurately detect influenza in a matter of minutes.