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Prescription for a stronger pregnancy

Despite decades of doctors’ reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new UGA study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial.

54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave

Not only did the 54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave come back to its roots – the University of Georgia – but the UGA Forestry Club took some top honors in the 2011 competition.

Planning for disaster

For the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, geographic information systems (GIS) aren’t just for the technology-minded—they’re critical to helping the state plan for its next disaster.

UGArden’s sustainable harvest

UGA students are getting their hands dirty at the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue… They’re picking okra off 7-foot-tall plants, harvesting the last of the summer crop of tomatoes, raking a patch for a new herb garden and tilling the…

Every drop counts

A new University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program launched this year challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water per day.

Welcome, New Faculty

More than 70 new tenured and tenure-track faculty have arrived at the university this semester, with more on the way. While many are filling vacant positions, the numbers are nonetheless significant, said Provost Jere Morehead.

A growing economy

Agriculture in Georgia has long been dependant on such things as peaches and peanuts, but in the past decade more and more North Georgia farmland is being used to grow grapes.

Georgia Museum of Art Reopens

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will reopen its doors with five new special exhibitions and a weeklong celebration.

I’ll take"Computers for $1000”

When viewers tune into Jeopardy! this week (Feb. 14 – 16), they’ll witness the first-ever man vs. machine challenge on one of America’s favorite quiz show.

Higher education

UGA continues to celebrate its commitment to diversity in academics, and a recent recognition of six outstanding graduate students in the College of Education is just one example.

Front and center: Georgia Guard trains at UGA

Earlier this month, 21 members of the 201st Agribusiness Development Team visited the UGA campus in Athens to get hands-on training from specialists with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Vets for Pets and People

A student-led and faculty-supported volunteer outreach project from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine was recently recognized for its efforts to heighten awareness…