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Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

SCALE-UP classroom creates a ‘much more realistic’ active learning environment for students and teacher alike.

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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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Colby Ruiz

Colby Ruiz, a senior majoring in biological sciences, has successfully focused on his research since stepping foot on campus and has his sights set on becoming a physician.

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Focus on Faculty

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Leidong Mao

Leidong Mao, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, creates opportunities for students to conduct cutting-edge nanotechnology research.

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Campus Closeup

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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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Author to read from new book

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Award-winning author Philip Lee Williams will read from his new autobiography “It Is Written: My Life in Letters” Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. in Room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The book covers Williams’ 30-year career and tells the story of his creative life in an open, jaunty and often hilarious autobiography.

Volleyball team hosts invitational

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The volleyball team will host its Bulldog Invitational Tournament Sept. 5-6 at the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities. The Bulldogs will play Chattanooga Sept. 5 at 7 p.m., and on Sept. 6 will play Belmont at 1 p.m. and College of Charleston at 7 p.m.

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Office holds annual Embracing Diversity event
The Office of Institutional Diversity will hold its annual Embracing Diversity fall event Sept. 4 from 3-5 p.m. in the Chapel. The event celebrates individuals who have completed the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion. Marshall Shepherd, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, will be the speaker. This event will include music and food immediately following the program.

Today's events

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8:45 am
Business Law Society Introductory Meeting
Law School
2:00 pm
Tuesday Tour at Two
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
3:30 pm
New Multicultural Faculty/Staff Reception
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
4:00 pm
Ecology Seminar
Ecology Building
5:30 pm
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Zoe Strauss
Lamar Dodd School of Art
5:30 pm
Study Abroad 101: Learning the Basics of Study Abroad
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
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