Feature Stories

Project Promote

An innovative new University of Georgia Web site, Project Promote, offers an online mentoring program to new faculty and links to many resources in research, teaching and other academic interests.

The little things that matter

Standing on the bank of a salt marsh on Georgia’s Sapelo Island, wearing shin-high rubber boots, Mary Ann Moran encouraged a group of high school students to join her.

Taking it slow

On a sweltering summer’s day last year, UGA doctoral student Jeffrey Stoike and a partnership of professors and friends were set to open Farm 255.

Getting jail time

Schnavia Smith Hatcher has never been arrested and yet she’s spent years in jails. She studies a population that is often overlooked—the more than 2 million people held in jails in this country.

Real-life science

A near-moonless Saturday night in September found a group of UGA freshman playing duck-duck-goose in the waves of Sapelo Island’s shoreline.

Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center

At the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, experiential learning is the foundation for training UGA students to become professional foresters, certified wildlife and fish biologists, and expert natural resource managers.

Urban gardening

It is often said that gardening is good for the soul. Gardeners in Bobby Wilson’s Atlanta Urban Gardening Program find it’s not only good for the soul, but the mind and the wallet as well.

Taste of Home

Every Christmas, Carla Bullock’s family gathers in Athens to have brunch of fresh fruit, grits, quiche Lorraine, coffee, juice and a particular favorite of Carla’s daughter, Bridget: orange pecan coffee cake.

Preventing bullying

Middle school kids have a reputation for being loud, crude, hormonally unstable, and obsessed with any number of things. A small number of youth begin to develop serious delinquency problems in the middle school years.