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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.

Global text project

The Global Text Project is an ambitious effort spearheaded by a University of Georgia professor to create 1,000 free online textbooks…

Fraser Fir May Soon Be a Georgia Gift

When it comes to Christmas trees, Fraser firs top the list. But Georgia Christmas tree farmers can’t grow the tree due to the state’s mild winters and must buy Frasers from North Carolina to sell to their Georgia customers.

Green with envy

The Sustainable Endowments Institute recently gave the University of Georgia an overall grade of ‘A -’ on their 2011 Green Report Card

Road Maps for Relief

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is being used to support worldwide humanitarian efforts.