Feature Stories

Breathing easy

Trichloroethylene (TCE), an industrial solvent, is classified as an animal, and possibly a human, carcinogen.  Georgia is the eighth largest industrial producer of TCE.

Hands on animal science

Brutus stood patiently as yet another student pulled on a glove up to her shoulder. The steer has gotten used to people sticking their hands through the tube in his side, reaching into his stomach and squeezing a handful of…

Giving Back: Painter and Professor Radcliffe Bailey

“There’s a certain time in your career when you have the desire to give back — to share what you may know,” says Radcliffe Bailey, an artist whose works adorn the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Chicago Art Institute, and…

Healthy choices

Wellness is based on making healthy choices, according to clinical assistant professor Chris Cook.

Smart art

During the summer of 1970, John D. (Jack) Kehoe, a sculptor and University of Georgia professor of art, took a small group of UGA students to Cortona, Italy, for art classes. 

Teaching that teems with life

UGA professor James “Jim” Porter has never put teaching second, despite a busy research schedule. The Institute of Ecology professor has consistently gotten rave reviews from students lucky enough to get into one of his courses.

Smitten not Bitten

Wasp wrangling may sound like risky business, especially for children. But it’s actually quite safe, according to UGA entomologist Robert Matthews, as long as the critters are WOWBugs™ — wasps so tiny that their stingers can’t penetrate human skin.

Camping in Russia

Serving as a summer camp counselor is a common experience for many college students, yet for three recreation and leisure studies majors in UGA’s College of Education the experience was anything but ordinary.