Feature Stories

Spotlight on the Arts

A public relations class from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has crafted a plan to share the wealth of artistic opportunities on campus with their fellow classmates.

MAREX serves Georgia’s Coast for 40 years

This year, UGA’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island—the education branch of the university’s Marine Extension Service, or MAREX—is celebrating 40 years of service to Georgia’s coast.

Reaping rewards

Students in UGA’s organic demonstration farm program are getting dirty to enhance research and help the community through sustainable farming.

The buzz on bees

In 2006, beekeepers began reporting that once-thriving colonies of honey bees were being abandoned overnight. A UGA team of experts is leading the effort to find out why.

Hot topic

The sea level is rising, and 10 of the planet’s warmest years record have occurred during the past 12. From anthropologists to zoologists, dozens of UGA scientists are in agreement: the reality of climate change is no longer a debatable…

Information on the fly

Green or plant industry professionals who need immediate access to the latest pest and plant disease information and plant care recommendations have an app for that thanks to a collaboration of land-grant universities.

“Bug appétit!”

UGA student Harman Johar’s undergraduate research project in entomophagy, the study of humans eating insects, inspired him to start a business. Now he is on a mission to take the “ewwww” out of eating insects.

Great ideas taking root

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia takes seriously its role in complementing the mission of UGA. So, when it came time to update the garden’s master plan, it made sense to turn the process into a collaborative learning opportunity.

In business since 1912

The legacy of the Terry College of Business spans 18 U.S. presidents, 10 UGA presidents, 12 deans and more than 65,000 degrees—which makes the college one of the oldest business schools in the south.

Survival rates a closer look

A new study from UGA’s College of Public Health shows alarming racial disparities for cancer survivorship in Georgia.

UGA’s “Morrill” Obligation

The university is honoring the 150th anniversary of the creation of the land-grant college system, which provides the basis for it service mission.

Rare opportunities

‘Mom, I’m holding a Bible from the 1500s,’  texted Melissa Manson, a second-year theatre and broadcast journalism major. Melissa is a member of the first class to be taught in the new Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building.

Cub scouts

Researchers at UGA are working on a strategy to protect a black bear population in middle Georgia threatened by a state road-widening project.

Honors and awards

Excellence in teaching and creative research took center stage when University of Georgia Faculty members were recognized for outstanding contributions to the academy, in mid April.