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Shamp, director of the New Media Institute, was teaching a new media topics class through Second Life, a virtual world that allows users to interact with each other and their environment through the Internet. Think of it like MySpace in…

When the 2005 National Survey of Student Engagement found that UGA students spend less time reading and writing than their counterparts at peer institutions, a solution was needed.

As Bud and Mary Freeman describe a recent trip to Ecuador to collect fish samples and help guide local conservation policy, their story is abundant with color – giant electric blue butterflies, orchids rampant in the lush landscape and tropical…

When shoppers head to the UGA Bookstore later this month, they’ll be able to purchase more than the usual textbooks and candy bars. In addition to those items, they’ll have the opportunity to buy apparel designed by UGA fashion merchandising…

The University of Georgia is the only public university in the nation to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship this year.

A team from the University of Georgia’s New Media Institute recently traveled to Philadelphia to explore how mobile media technology can be used to deliver such messages, specifically information related to the fight against AIDS.

At UGA, study abroad and service learning are increasingly intertwined in a growing list of locales that span the globe as well as a vast array of disciplines.

It’s one thing to see America from 35,000 feet and quite another to hear the crickets sing on Sapelo Island and feel the fresh air flowing in from Glacier National Park.

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Canine Club held its annual Canine Spay Day last month.

While other UGA students have returned to the classroom for spring semester, senior William Rooks and juniors Amanda McLeod and Arthur Tripp Jr. are learning about American government first-hand in Washington, D.C.

With 70 percent of adults and 93 percent of teenagers using the Internet, it is not surprising that social media usage is steadily increasing.

Safe Kids Buckle Up Virtual Video Showdown, an online safety video competition, created by the public relations students of UGA’s Public Relations Student Society of America Bateman team, accumulated more than 2,000 hits in five days.

Thousands of students pass the Lumpkin Street Rain Gardens every day, yet few understand the extent of their effects on the environment.

Seven UGA law students drove to Gainesville in December to meet with NFC, an environmental activist group.