Feature Stories

Turning the page

What do disease investigators from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and America’s 21st century social and political climate have in common?

Bike for a cure

Seven UGA students will travel about 4,500 miles this summer on a transcontinental bike ride to raise $100,000 for cancer research through Believe in the Cure, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Honors students and undergraduate cancer researchers Sarah Breevoort and…

Roosevelt@UGA: “Not left, not right, but forward”

Roosevelt@UGA members research and write policy proposals addressing current national issues. The student-run think tank hopes its recommendations inspire community activism and offer legislators innovative solutions to complex social and economic problems.

Young scientists

Sophomore Tulsi Patel is currently investigating possible biological control agents for Chinese privet, a harmful exotic weed in Georgia, having worked in a laboratory since her first semester at college.

Trading up

In a first-of-its-kind program designed to fill positions at the Physical Plant and train Athens-area residents, the university recently launched an apprenticeship program.

Creative writing meets science

Some people think the divide between North and South campuses at the University of Georgia is wider than the bridge next to Sanford Stadium.

learning together

Norris Armstrong, an assistant professor of genetics who teaches introductory classes, is researching what professors can do to help students in 300-person science lectures, where one-on-one attention is impossible.

Blogging experiences from abroad

This summer, four graduate students who are participating in the 2007 Maymester in Croatia program are sharing their experiences in an online blog.

Being heard: the struggles of the working poor

Today, millions of Americans are struggling to stay afloat economically. Many of them are working full-time, but they cannot make their paychecks stretch to pay the bills for basic necessities.