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Lunch & Learn

UGA can take your simple brown bag lunch and make it much more appetizing, thanks to a variety of lunchtime learning opportunities being held throughout campus this fall.

Key to the coral killer

The UGA Odum School of Ecology is part of a research team that has identified human sewage as the source of a deadly pathogen that causes white pox disease in Caribbean elkhorn coral, which is an endangered species.

Real World

Three UGA students turned a little girl’s wish into a class project and then made it real.

The journey begins

The first year at UGA is an exciting time to engage, experience and explore the opportunities available here. Welcome to the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

Above and beyond

The Institute for Leadership Advancement (ILA) in the Terry College of Business was established to develop a new class of business and community leaders. For the founders, “new” meant more than the creation of a replacement pool for today’s leadership.…

UGA researchers hit a gold mine

UGA researchers have discovered a veritable medical gold mine.  Nanoparticles of gold can help accurately detect influenza in a matter of minutes.

Redefining study abroad

UGA’s campus in Costa Rica hosted a group of 97 Costa Rican high school students for the Fit4Earth: Ninth Grade Biodiversity Challenge.

Reacting to the past

When two African-American students integrated UGA a half a century ago, no one dreamed that one day a class would re-enact the event and its social context. That’s exactly what happened in Barbara McCaskill’s English and African American Studies 4880…