Feature Stories

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.

Georgia Review wins big

The Georgia Review, the internationally known quarterly journal of arts and letters published at the University of Georgia since 1947, recently earned six gold honors and a total of thirteen citations at the Magazine Association of the Southeast’s 2009 GAMMA…

Extending education

These days hundreds of students are enrolled in graduate and undergraduate programs at UGA’s three other campuses, in Tifton, Griffin and Gwinnett and at the Terry College of Business campus in Atlanta.

Aiding teachers of students with autism

A University of Georgia graduate program in special education that has prepared scores of Georgia teachers to work with elementary-age students with autism over the last several years has received a new 4-year, $793,000 federal grant to train teachers to…

Front and center: New Tate

After two years of construction, the 100,000-square-foot addition to the Tate Student Center opened June 1.

Finding their voices

More than a quarter of Athens residents live below the poverty line, but those 28 percent tend to suffer in silence.

Old find at New College

Remnants of a former building and artifacts dating back more than 200 years have been uncovered beneath the foundations of New College on the University of Georgia’s North Campus, allowing a glimpse into a long-lost chapter of UGA history.

Jamming out

The University of Georgia Music Business Program gave students and invited guests a headlining act to begin classes, when lead singer John Bell of Athens-based jam band Widespread Panic took the UGA Chapel stage for the program’s first lecture of…