Feature Stories

Planning for disaster

For the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, geographic information systems (GIS) aren’t just for the technology-minded—they’re critical to helping the state plan for its next disaster.

UGArden’s sustainable harvest

UGA students are getting their hands dirty at the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue… They’re picking okra off 7-foot-tall plants, harvesting the last of the summer crop of tomatoes, raking a patch for a new herb garden and tilling the…

Every drop counts

A new University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program launched this year challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water per day.

Welcome, New Faculty

More than 70 new tenured and tenure-track faculty have arrived at the university this semester, with more on the way. While many are filling vacant positions, the numbers are nonetheless significant, said Provost Jere Morehead.

A growing economy

Agriculture in Georgia has long been dependant on such things as peaches and peanuts, but in the past decade more and more North Georgia farmland is being used to grow grapes.