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UGA freshman class sets academic record

UGA freshman class sets academic record

The Class of 2018 has an average GPA of 3.9 and has the highest test scores for entering freshmen.

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UGA study finds ‘surprised losers’ are more skeptical

UGA study finds ‘surprised losers’ are more skeptical

When an election result surprises people, it tends to erode their trust in the government, and media play a role.

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Community benefits from VISTA’s vision

Community benefits from VISTA’s vision

The AmericCorps VISTA program, operated by the Office of Service-Learning, is touching many lives in Athens.

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Amazing Student

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Tuan Nguyen

Goldwater Scholar Tuan Nguyen spends a lot of his time doing research in the lab, but the future doctor also has a soft spot for basketball and history.

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Focus on Faculty

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Cari Goetcheus

Cari Goetcheus, an associate professor in the College of Environment and Design, tries to instill in her students the value of giving back to the community within which they will live.

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Lauren Palmer

As Lauren Palmer was researching the fallout of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, an article about another Pacific island caught her eye.

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Archway, CED exhibit to feature student work

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The Archway Partnership and the College of Environment and Design will hold a reception for the opening of an exhibit that will feature projects from across Georgia that highlight the partnership between Archway and CED Aug. 28 from 4:30-6 p.m. in Barrel Hall of the Jackson Street Building. Parking is available in the North Campus parking deck.

Recreational Sports begins intramurals registration

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The UGA Recreational Sports program has begun registration for a variety of intramural sports, from soccer to golf to Frisbee. Entry fees and registration deadlines vary for each team sport. For more information, see the Rec Sports intramurals website (http://www.recsports.uga.edu/intramural_sports.php)

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Author to discuss ‘Farmageddon'
Author and activist Philip Lymbery will speak about his book "Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat" Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in Room 171 of the Miller Learning Center. Lymbery is chief executive of Compassion in World Farming and a prominent commentator on the effects of industrial farming. He will discuss how factory farming harms human health, the environment and the well-being of animals.

Today's events

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9:00 am
Blood Drive
Tate Student Center
10:30 am
Fall Activities Fair
Tate Student Center
1:25 pm
Ecology/ICON Conservation Seminar
Ecology Building
2:00 pm
Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Georgia Museum of Art
2:30 pm
Congressional Town Hall Meeting
3:30 pm
Georgia Genomics Facility Seminar
Miller Plant Sciences
4:30 pm
Institute of Higher Education 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception
Meigs Hall
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