Feature Stories

UGA research offers new hope for shingles

Researchers at UGA and Yale University have discovered a compound with the potential to be more effective than existing agents in treating the very painful blisters known as shingles…

Global greening

The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day

Freeman on freedom

JoyEllen Freeman, a sophomore in UGA’s Honors Program, is one of 40 college students selected to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a civil rights history bus tour sponsored by PBS’s American Experience history series.

Young Dawgs are winners

Sana Pasha plans to be a doctor. But this North Oconee County High School honors senior isn’t waiting for medical school to begin her training. She’s already hard at work in UGA’s pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences laboratory, working with a…

Out to sea

From the Amazon to Antarctica, UGA professor Patricia Yager tracks climate change through her work as an oceanographer.

A Lucky Finding

Wayne Parrott has answered a question that has stumped plant breeders for the past century: Why do some white clover plants have four leaves?