Feature Stories

Children and God

When Abby Hardgrove began the child and family development graduate program in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences, she wasn’t sure what direction her research might take.

The meaning of life

Donny Hathaway, an American soul singer and composer of extraordinary talents apparent suicide at age 33 in 1979 left fans, friends and fellow artists wondering just what happened.

Playing with the Big Dawgs

Student interns in UGA’s Washington Semester Program get hands-on training in the nation’s capital and a firsthand look at life in Washington D.C.

Friends on the Faculty

Through UGA’s Honors Faculty Mentor Network, first-year Honors students have the guidance and support of faculty mentors who help nurture their academic interests and career aspirations.

Out of the wild

The UGA graduate student is in Sierra Leone during the dry season, from October to May setting up cameras on Tiwai Island as part of April Conway’s efforts to find out where the pygmy hippos are and determine an accurate…

Mobile learning

iTunes U, a free service from Apple, now allows users to download podcasts directly to their iPods or computers.

How does your garden grow?

When Alice Richards’ family decided to give $1 million to the State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia to create a children’s garden, they didn’t know they were helping fulfill a dream she had harbored for almost two decades.

Taming the Monster

The Certified Public Accountants licensing examination’s difficulty is so renowned that the long-running joke among accountants is that CPA exam centers serve as their profession’s unofficial reunion place.

Teaching professors to teach

Every little advantage helps as new graduates venture into the uncertain world of employment, especially given the current economy.

Hot Java!

Seeing University of Georgia students jump-starting a day with a cup of coffee isn’t unusual. However, a professor requiring them to do so is.

Not playing games

In a classroom on the basement level of the Journalism Building, three students are grouped around a laptop, designing a video game about Tyson Chicken.