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Chicken feet: it’s what’s for dinner

Dermatitis in humans can make skin itch and burn. When it hits chickens, it drastically reduces farmers’ profits and cuts the supply of an Asian delicacy – chicken feet.

A different view of the world

The girls gather in groups of three on the cement floor of the Bukongo Day School on Tanzania’s Ukerewe Island and stare at the blank paper and crayons before them.

Academics and adventure in Costa Rica

Against the tranquil backdrop of Costa Rica’s cloudforest, students from UGA and Universidad de Costa Rica recently shared their research, ideas, culture and experiences.

Empowering women in Kenya

The Maasai women of Kenya’s Rift Valley Province are homemakers, health educators, small business owners, social workers, and community advocates.

Working together against terror

At first glance, there would appear to be only the most tenuous of connections between veterinary medicine and international trade and security policy.

UGA helps build Georgia co-ops

Jerry Adams knows growing chestnuts has its ups and downs. Pilar Quintero says owning and managing a horse farm is no easy venture alone.

Learning by serving

Community service is not a new concept. Neither is the idea of learning by doing.

Crude corral

Catastrophes like the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the Alaskan coast only contribute a fraction of annual petroleum contamination.