Feature Stories

Tired Creek Lake gets wake up call

Working with UGA’s Archway Partnership, public relations students from Grady College found a unique opportunity to serve a Georgia community.

Living healthy

A UGA Fanning Institute study conducted in the west central Georgia city of Columbus has outlined action steps to combat the growing concern of childhood obesity.

Group therapy pays off

Area small business CEOs get blatant honesty from their peers during a no-holds-barred business group therapy session presented by the Terry College of Business the third Friday of each month.

No shortage of big needs

Certain counties in Georgia have no veterinarian to provide large animal services. A joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was developed to help solve this problem.

It’s not fare and square

UGA foods and nutrition researchers have uncovered the unequal distribution of food stores in one Southeast community, concluding that access to healthy food is problematic in low-income, predominately black neighborhoods.

Smart investments

A recent study estimating the economic impact of UGA’s Public Service and Outreach programs at $333 million annually confirms that in public service areas, investments in higher education multiply quickly throughout Georgia.