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It’s a common assumption that animal migration, like human travel across the globe, can transport pathogens long distances, in some cases increasing disease risks to humans.

A University of Georgia study that enlisted the help of hundreds of citizen scientists from across the U.S. and Canada has found that parasite infections in monarch butterflies increase during the summer…

Tracy Yang, who will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, is attending Oxford University in the fall on a Rhodes Scholarship, while alumna Betsy Katz will pursue graduate studies in Ireland…

Despite decades of doctors’ reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new UGA study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial.

Not only did the 54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave come back to its roots – the University of Georgia – but the UGA Forestry Club took some top honors in the 2011 competition.

For the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, geographic information systems (GIS) aren’t just for the technology-minded—they’re critical to helping the state plan for its next disaster.

UGA students are getting their hands dirty at the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue… They’re picking okra off 7-foot-tall plants, harvesting the last of the summer crop of tomatoes, raking a patch for a new herb garden and tilling the…

A new University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program launched this year challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water per day.

More than 70 new tenured and tenure-track faculty have arrived at the university this semester, with more on the way. While many are filling vacant positions, the numbers are nonetheless significant, said Provost Jere Morehead.

Agriculture in Georgia has long been dependant on such things as peaches and peanuts, but in the past decade more and more North Georgia farmland is being used to grow grapes.

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will reopen its doors with five new special exhibitions and a weeklong celebration.

When viewers tune into Jeopardy! this week (Feb. 14 – 16), they’ll witness the first-ever man vs. machine challenge on one of America’s favorite quiz show.

UGA continues to celebrate its commitment to diversity in academics, and a recent recognition of six outstanding graduate students in the College of Education is just one example.

Earlier this month, 21 members of the 201st Agribusiness Development Team visited the UGA campus in Athens to get hands-on training from specialists with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.