Feature Stories

Climbing Capitol Hill

University of Georgia students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in U.S. politics and public policy making through a new Washington Semester Program beginning in spring 2008.

You gotta have art

Welcome to the new Lamar Dodd School of Art, which has leapt from a parking lot on UGA’s East Campus into being after less than a year of day and night construction. It has a long way to go yet—mounds…

Mars attacks!

Radio play, which will be staged at the Classic Center in Athens before a live audience, brings back the days of radio drama, complete with sound effects and acting from a troupe of UGA theatre students.

Beehive death

Honeybee experts Keith Delaplane and Jennifer Berry often get calls about dead bees. They both say that in the winter, bee death in the 10 percent to 15 percent range isn’t unusual. It’s the 50-percent colony losses that catch their…

Before wells run dry

In summer 2000, farmers were losing crops, strict outdoor watering bans were in effect, and many businesses took extreme measures to save water.

On the boardwalk

For the first time in his life, 9-year-old Savannah-native Jay Norris led the way to the water, racing through maritime forest and salt marsh toward the Skidaway River, his wheelchair rolling smoothly over the surface of the trail.