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More than 6,000 students challenged by learning disabilities, visual impairments and mobility may have to work a little harder than the average student every day to earn their diploma, but a new center based at the University of Georgia will…

In celebration of 200 years of on-campus student living at the University of Georgia, the Department of University Housing, in partnership with Athens Area Habitat for Humanity, has broken ground on construction of a new home for Athens resident Chynitra…

An innovative new University of Georgia Web site, Project Promote, offers an online mentoring program to new faculty and links to many resources in research, teaching and other academic interests.

Standing on the bank of a salt marsh on Georgia’s Sapelo Island, wearing shin-high rubber boots, Mary Ann Moran encouraged a group of high school students to join her.

On a sweltering summer’s day last year, UGA doctoral student Jeffrey Stoike and a partnership of professors and friends were set to open Farm 255.

Schnavia Smith Hatcher has never been arrested and yet she’s spent years in jails. She studies a population that is often overlooked—the more than 2 million people held in jails in this country.

A near-moonless Saturday night in September found a group of UGA freshman playing duck-duck-goose in the waves of Sapelo Island’s shoreline.

At the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, experiential learning is the foundation for training UGA students to become professional foresters, certified wildlife and fish biologists, and expert natural resource managers.

It is often said that gardening is good for the soul. Gardeners in Bobby Wilson’s Atlanta Urban Gardening Program find it’s not only good for the soul, but the mind and the wallet as well.

Every Christmas, Carla Bullock’s family gathers in Athens to have brunch of fresh fruit, grits, quiche Lorraine, coffee, juice and a particular favorite of Carla’s daughter, Bridget: orange pecan coffee cake.

Middle school kids have a reputation for being loud, crude, hormonally unstable, and obsessed with any number of things. A small number of youth begin to develop serious delinquency problems in the middle school years.

Undergraduate researchers at the University of Georgia are using web-based technology and mixed media to publish their scholarly works in the humanities, arts and social sciences via the online Journal for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (JURO@GA).

Three University of Georgia education researchers will study how mathematics teachers understand professional development, how that impacts their understanding of mathematics and what difference that makes to student learning.

For these study-abroad students, tailgate parties were traded for double-decker buses and tank tops for overcoats when UGA linked them with Oxford.

Between UGA presidents Fred C. Davison and Charles B. Knapp, there was Henry King Stanford. Stanford was known as a friendly ambassador for UGA; he is much less known for the fact that on the day he was to be…