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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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Health center hosting Healthy Dawg Kickoff

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The University Health Center will have its Healthy Dawg Kickoff Aug. 29 from 2-4 p.m. The event will include music, snacks and free “Do It Sober” T-shirts to the first 200 students. Hairy Dawg and the UGA Spirit Squad will be in attendance.

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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New exhibit is retrospective on Dooley
A new exhibit, "Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988," opens Aug. 29 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The exhibit takes a look at former UGA athletic director and head football coach Vince Dooley's career and includes photos, playbooks, original artwork by Bulldog favorite Jack Davis and commemorative items. The collection is from the archives of the UGA Athletic Association, housed at University Archives, a part of the special collections libraries.

Today's events

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Film: “Neighbors”
Tate Student Center
10:00 am
Guest Lecture: Ben Liu
Brooks Hall
Exhibition: “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
2:00 pm
Healthy Dawg Kickoff
University Health Center
2:00 pm
Tour of “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
7:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Fordham
10:00 pm
Women’s Soccer at Long Beach State
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