Feature Stories

It takes brain power

For the past three decades, modern neuroscience has expanded our understanding of the brain and behavior and led us to recognize that all forms of disease, from cancer to infectious disease to obesity, are influenced by the nervous system.

Georgia as it once was

Constructed in 1872, the old City Market building survived for more than 200 years before succumbing to the wrecking ball in 1954.

The greatest pumpkin

Cucurbits and their familiar shapes were used to showcase student talents and bring together over 500 university students from the diverse academic areas of public relations and horticulture.

Sharing our knowledge

UGA engineering professor Takoi Hamrita has received a $600,000 U.S. State Department grant to advance higher education reform in Tunisia.

Helping Hispanic achievement

The University of Georgia will share a $12.3 million grant with the University of Texas at Austin to develop and launch a new collaborative pilot program designed to identify, implement, and evaluate best practices for recruiting, retaining and graduating Hispanic…

Study abroad in science

For more than 25 years, UGA students have had the opportunity to take a wide range of courses in the arts and humanities through the university’s study abroad program in Cortona, Italy.

Seeing the forest through the book leaves

Was Tolkien a tree-hugger? Does political tyranny wreak environmental havoc? Does the restoration of the Shire in The Lord of the Rings provide lessons for our own time and place?