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Sustainability works its way into curriculum

Sustainability works its way into curriculum

An Office of Sustainability initiative is prompting faculty to incorporate environmental issues into their courses.

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Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Their work could lead to stronger, better peanut varieties to help feed the world.

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Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

UGA increases its eco-friendly footprint through a variety of on-campus projects.

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Amazing Student

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Kwevitoukoui (Brad) Hounkpati

Thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship and the advice of a UGA alumnus working in Africa with the Peace Corps, Brad Hounkpati ended up on campus for intensive study of his favorite insect, the African ladybeetle.

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Tony Lowe

Tony Lowe, associate professor in the School of Social Work, helps his students understand the need to be “fearless lifelong learners” and effective social work advocates.

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Campus Closeup

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Laura Kviklys

As Laura Kviklys was digging through the diaries and letters of Colonial Quaker women from Philadelphia for her undergraduate thesis, she wanted a different way to view her historical heroines. 

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Confederate Constitution to be on display

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The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be on display April 25 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Because of its rarity and condition, it is only displayed once a year.

Baseball team travels to Vanderbilt

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The Diamond Dogs will hit the road for a three-game series against Vanderbilt April 25 at 7:30 p.m., April 26 at 3 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. Follow the live action on georgiadogs.com.

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"Green" Day of Service to focus on waterways
April 25 is a "Green" Day of Service as part of UGA Earth Week. A cleanup of the Middle Oconee River is scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Participants should meet at Big Dogs on the River, 2525 Atlanta Highway. Food will be provided afterward. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY. The Chew Crew of goats will be working on clearing invasive species along Tanyard Creek next to the Hull Street parking deck from 3-6 p.m. and they need some human help. Volunteers must register at http://vols.pt/K8nebY.

Today's events

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9:00 am
Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism
J.W. Fanning Building
2:00 pm
2014 Gene Brody Lecture
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
5:00 pm
Guaraní Linguistics Colloquium
Gilbert Hall
5:00 pm
2014 Recycling Happy Hour
Intramural Fields
5:30 pm
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Luke Syson
Lamar Dodd School of Art
5:30 pm
Director’s Lecture
Georgia Museum of Art
6:00 pm
UGA Day in Dalton
6:00 pm
Tie Dye and Eat Pie
Myers Hall
6:00 pm
Film Screening
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
7:00 pm
The Agency Networking Event
7:15 pm
People Yoga
Tate Student Center
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