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Doctoral students lean on experience to learn leadership

Doctoral students lean on experience to learn leadership

September 14, 2014

The students in the Institute of Higher Education’s executive Ed.D. program are learning from the top. Read More

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A new, green fuel

A new, green fuel

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A team of UGA researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines.

The high cost of violence

The high cost of violence

Maximizing Research Opportunities

The most comprehensive study of its kind has found that violence costs the United States $70 billion annually, a figure that rivals federal education spending and the damage caused by hurricane Katrina.

Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

Maximizing Research Opportunities

UGA scientists have teamed up with researchers at major universities, national laboratories and industry in a new $125 million federal bioenergy research center to achieve the scientific breakthroughs that will efficiently – and economically – convert plants into fuels.

Modeling dengue fever

Modeling dengue fever

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Infectious diseases are literally a moving target, with their incidence waxing and waning over time and the pathogens themselves constantly mutating and evolving.

A cancer killer

A cancer killer

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new University of Georgia study finds that pectin, a type of fiber found in fruits and vegetables and used in making jams and other foods, kills prostate cancer cells.

Tracking a killer

Tracking a killer

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, but work being conducted by a team of University of Georgia researchers aims to help physicians diagnose the disease early, when it’s more easily treated.