UGA is helping policymakers and city planners make better-informed decisions about extreme weather.
Teenagers taught abstinence-only sex education have higher pregnancy rates than those who learn about contraceptives, according to UGA researchers.
The latest jewel in UGA’s crown is the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries “designed for the purpose of growing, caring for and sharing the state’s most distinguished collections.”
Finding a job is tough. Being homeless makes it even harder. A new partnership between UGA Cooperative Extension and the Atlanta Mission Project is helping homeless men at the mission grow stronger.
The first Darwin Day celebration at UGA was held February 12, 1909 to mark the centennial of the birth of Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution through natural selection is the foundation of modern biology. It has since evolved into…
Deep-space travel will require foods that contain such low levels of oxygen that they can be stored for years while retaining their quality. As it turns out, this is a valuable trait for food stored here on Earth as well.…
Collaboration between UGA faculty and Georgia teachers is improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at local schools and giving both groups a community where they can discuss issues and share ideas.
UGA students aspiring to venture into the world of entrepreneurship have a chance at a campus-wide contest for a $500 prize and a possible $100,000 in venture and angel investment capital.
After-school physical education classes are only part of a broad set of programs at UGA that are addressing one of the most pressing threats to Georgians’ health and prosperity.
Possibly, UGA researchers say. Clifton Baile and his colleagues at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been exploring the potential of certain plant-based compounds as aids to weight loss.
Mary Ann Johnson, in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Science, has been exploring the factors that put older adults at risk for obesity; and as a result she has designed and tested interventions to help them lead healthier lives.…
UGA student Mallory Nelson is serving others by training Pepsi, a black Labrador puppy, to be a guide dog for a disabled person.
The rapid growth of the Brazilian economy has caused demand for Portuguese speakers to surge, and a grant from the federal National Security Education Program will establish the nation’s first and only Undergraduate Flagship Program in Portuguese at UGA.
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new material that emits a long-lasting, near-infrared glow—potentially revolutionizing medical diagnostics and providing a foundation for highly effective solar cells.
For Mumbi Okundaye, public health isn’t just a job title; it’s a moral imperative. That’s why she works to join resources from the College of Public Health with the local nonprofit group AIDS Athens Inc.
The former CEO of The Coca-Cola Company has opened his south Georgia doors to Terry College students so they can soak up time-honored wisdom amidst the clarity of nature. Learning weekends at Doug Ivester’s Deer Run Plantation allow students to…
For decades, scientists have wondered whether tiny structures known as Hirano bodies found in the brains of people with diseases such as Alzheimer’s were one of the causes or consequences of the disorder. Now, a University of Georgia cellular biologist…