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UGA investing $4.4 million to reduce class size

UGA investing $4.4 million to reduce class size

July 27, 2015

University will hire more faculty, add more than 300 course sections. Read More

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Algae holds promise as biofuel

Algae holds promise as biofuel

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Wastewater generated by carpet production could potentially be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel – algae.

Soybean grant gives researchers tools to unravel better bean

Soybean grant gives researchers tools to unravel better bean

Maximizing Research Opportunities

For millennia, people have grown soybeans and turned them into useful products like oil and livestock feed.

Program deterring youth alcohol use has positive side affects

Program deterring youth alcohol use has positive side affects

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems by up to 74 percent two years later, according to a new study.

The Second Life span

The Second Life span

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Shamp, director of the New Media Institute, was teaching a new media topics class through Second Life, a virtual world that allows users to interact with each other and their environment through the Internet. Think of it like MySpace in 3-D.

The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

When the 2005 National Survey of Student Engagement found that UGA students spend less time reading and writing than their counterparts at peer institutions, a solution was needed.

Where the wild things are

Where the wild things are

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

As Bud and Mary Freeman describe a recent trip to Ecuador to collect fish samples and help guide local conservation policy, their story is abundant with color – giant electric blue butterflies, orchids rampant in the lush landscape and tropical fish species with a variety of interesting patterns.…