Feature Stories

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.

JURO@GA: online journal for undergraduate researchers

Undergraduate researchers at the University of Georgia are using web-based technology and mixed media to publish their scholarly works in the humanities, arts and social sciences via the online Journal for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (JURO@GA).

Teaching math effectively

Three University of Georgia education researchers will study how mathematics teachers understand professional development, how that impacts their understanding of mathematics and what difference that makes to student learning.

Across the pond: UGA at Oxford

For these study-abroad students, tailgate parties were traded for double-decker buses and tank tops for overcoats when UGA linked them with Oxford.