Improved recycling systems and a cleaner watershed are the result of student dedication.
Certain counties in Georgia have no veterinarian to provide large animal services. A joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was developed to help solve this problem.
UGA foods and nutrition researchers have uncovered the unequal distribution of food stores in one Southeast community, concluding that access to healthy food is problematic in low-income, predominately black neighborhoods.
A recent study estimating the economic impact of UGA’s Public Service and Outreach programs at $333 million annually confirms that in public service areas, investments in higher education multiply quickly throughout Georgia.
More than 250 UGA students study abroad each year through the UGA Global Programs in Sustainability Discover Abroad office. GPS has had such an impact that it has earned an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education.
Teenagers taught abstinence-only sex education have higher pregnancy rates than those who learn about contraceptives, according to UGA researchers.
The latest jewel in UGA’s crown is the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries “designed for the purpose of growing, caring for and sharing the state’s most distinguished collections.”
Finding a job is tough. Being homeless makes it even harder. A new partnership between UGA Cooperative Extension and the Atlanta Mission Project is helping homeless men at the mission grow stronger.
The first Darwin Day celebration at UGA was held February 12, 1909 to mark the centennial of the birth of Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution through natural selection is the foundation of modern biology. It has since evolved into…
Deep-space travel will require foods that contain such low levels of oxygen that they can be stored for years while retaining their quality. As it turns out, this is a valuable trait for food stored here on Earth as well.…
Collaboration between UGA faculty and Georgia teachers is improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at local schools and giving both groups a community where they can discuss issues and share ideas.
UGA students aspiring to venture into the world of entrepreneurship have a chance at a campus-wide contest for a $500 prize and a possible $100,000 in venture and angel investment capital.
After-school physical education classes are only part of a broad set of programs at UGA that are addressing one of the most pressing threats to Georgians’ health and prosperity.
Possibly, UGA researchers say. Clifton Baile and his colleagues at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been exploring the potential of certain plant-based compounds as aids to weight loss.
Mary Ann Johnson, in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Science, has been exploring the factors that put older adults at risk for obesity; and as a result she has designed and tested interventions to help them lead healthier lives.…
UGA student Mallory Nelson is serving others by training Pepsi, a black Labrador puppy, to be a guide dog for a disabled person.
The rapid growth of the Brazilian economy has caused demand for Portuguese speakers to surge, and a grant from the federal National Security Education Program will establish the nation’s first and only Undergraduate Flagship Program in Portuguese at UGA.