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Saying ‘No’ to Norovirus

A hand sanitizer created by University of Georgia scientists could soon help vacationers on cruise ships spend more time having fun on the lido deck and less time leaning over the side suffering from nasty stomach bugs.

Small groups, huge impacts

University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in…

A Weighty Challenge

University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.

Intersecting Science and Art

Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.

Secure UGA, Secure Georgia

When the University of Georgia wanted to make its students, faculty, and staff safer on the Internet, the computer security awareness campaign known as SecureUGA was launched.

Textbook inspires Malawi teen to ‘harness the wind’

A science textbook written by University of Georgia education professor Mary M. Atwater is being heralded as the inspiration and guide for a 14-year-old African boy’s quest to build a windmill that provided electricity to his family and village for…

International issues

The University of Georgia Washington Semester Program and the UGA at Oxford Program have joined forces to offer undergraduates a new seven-week travel-study opportunity during summer 2010.

Teaching teachers to teach

Ten recent graduates or professionals in mathematics and science returned to classes at the University of Georgia in the fall to become future math and science teachers in Georgia’s public schools, thanks to a new scholarship program in the UGA…

Living Green

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” has become a common catch-phrase in today’s society.

The UGA Graduate School turns 100

Over the past 100 years, the UGA Graduate School helped thousands of students achieve graduate degrees across a wide variety of disciplines

Spreading the news for a healthier Georgia

A new public health news bureau, staffed by University of Georgia graduate students, will soon give voice to people and health-related issues often overlooked in the state.

Engineering research opportunities

Undergraduate research opportunities on campus are being expanded through a partnership between the Honors Program’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities and the Faculty of Engineering.