Feature Stories

Travel bugs

A University of Georgia study that enlisted the help of hundreds of citizen scientists from across the U.S. and Canada has found that parasite infections in monarch butterflies increase during the summer…

Honors Program celebrates its 50th anniversary

Tracy Yang, who will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, is attending Oxford University in the fall on a Rhodes Scholarship, while alumna Betsy Katz will pursue graduate studies in Ireland…

Prescription for a stronger pregnancy

Despite decades of doctors’ reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new UGA study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial.

54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave

Not only did the 54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave come back to its roots – the University of Georgia – but the UGA Forestry Club took some top honors in the 2011 competition.

Planning for disaster

For the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, geographic information systems (GIS) aren’t just for the technology-minded—they’re critical to helping the state plan for its next disaster.

UGArden’s sustainable harvest

UGA students are getting their hands dirty at the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue… They’re picking okra off 7-foot-tall plants, harvesting the last of the summer crop of tomatoes, raking a patch for a new herb garden and tilling the…