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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…

Money does grow on trees

A University of Georgia researcher has found that Georgia’s forestlands provide essential ecosystem services to the state worth an estimated $37 billion annually.

Migration limits spread of pathogens

It’s a common assumption that animal migration, like human travel across the globe, can transport pathogens long distances, in some cases increasing disease risks to humans.

Take your vitamins… or not?

A recent University of Georgia study indicates that a common vitamin used to treat breast cancer patients might actually be harmful.