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In a first-of-its-kind program designed to fill positions at the Physical Plant and train Athens-area residents, the university recently launched an apprenticeship program.

Some people think the divide between North and South campuses at the University of Georgia is wider than the bridge next to Sanford Stadium.

Norris Armstrong, an assistant professor of genetics who teaches introductory classes, is researching what professors can do to help students in 300-person science lectures, where one-on-one attention is impossible.

This summer, four graduate students who are participating in the 2007 Maymester in Croatia program are sharing their experiences in an online blog.

Today, millions of Americans are struggling to stay afloat economically. Many of them are working full-time, but they cannot make their paychecks stretch to pay the bills for basic necessities.

Twelve University of Georgia students traveled to Costa Rica in May to present research projects, along with 12 University of Costa Rica students, as part of an international undergraduate research symposium hosted by UGA’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities at…

The nation’s first stand-alone academic school devoted specifically to the study of ecology began operation this week when the University of Georgia opened the Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology.

Youths are still at risk for verbal and physical bullying, but today’s technology dramatically increases a bully’s potential impact. Internet bullying, or cyber-bullying, gives school-yard bullies a World Wide Web of options.

Through the Graduate School’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program, Brandon Young and 47 other undergraduates from around the country have gotten to experience graduate-level research and seen a glimpse of their futures as scholars, researchers and innovators.

In the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the Virginia Tech shootings, emergency preparedness is not only a national concern but something in which UGA’s Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness hopes to get the university campus involved.…

University of Georgia students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in U.S. politics and public policy making through a new Washington Semester Program beginning in spring 2008.

Welcome to the new Lamar Dodd School of Art, which has leapt from a parking lot on UGA’s East Campus into being after less than a year of day and night construction. It has a long way to go yet—mounds…

Radio play, which will be staged at the Classic Center in Athens before a live audience, brings back the days of radio drama, complete with sound effects and acting from a troupe of UGA theatre students.

Honeybee experts Keith Delaplane and Jennifer Berry often get calls about dead bees. They both say that in the winter, bee death in the 10 percent to 15 percent range isn’t unusual. It’s the 50-percent colony losses that catch their…