Feature Stories

African Studies celebrates 25 years

UGA will mark the 25th anniversary of its African Studies Institute with events starting Nov. 1, including an international conference, theatre performances, film screenings, lectures and more.

From comfort zone into learning

“My experiences in Costa Rica will allow me to teach and observe with more of an ethnographic perspective,” says senior Chandler Fortson.

Research helps chemical cleanup

Jack Huang, a researcher from UGA’s Griffin campus, has received funding from the Department of Defense to test the effectiveness of removing toxic chemicals from the environment.

University Theatre thrives at 80

University Theatre, one of the oldest theatre programs in the country, has brought live performances to UGA stages for eight decades. This season’s performances are a testament to the theatre’s vitality and tradition.

Rising up to the challenge

Working hand-in-hand with the local community, UGA and Georgia Sea Grant are helping Tybee Island residents prepare for potentially rising seas. 

Honors IFP celebrates 25 years

Students from UGA’s Honors Interdisciplinary Field Program have trekked enough miles to circle the earth 12 times since the program was founded 25 years ago.

SPIA reaches 10-year milestone

UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs, one of the top-ranked public affairs graduate schools in the nation, turns 10 this month.

Creative connections

How do student artists respond to works of art in a museum setting, and how can they share their ideas and creations using social media? UGA art student and museum docent Megan Watkins embarked on a research journey to find…

Art & Science

A collaboration of arts and sciences is taking on a visual life of its own at UGA, with the unveiling of a new mural “Seascape.”

Laying the groundwork

Two College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences laboratory officials have not only built a soil testing lab for Haitian farmers, but they’ve traveled to the island to help train the people to operate the equipment—allowing them to improve crop and…

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.