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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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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.…

Student-designed fashions

Student-designed fashions

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

When shoppers head to the UGA Bookstore later this month, they’ll be able to purchase more than the usual textbooks and candy bars. In addition to those items, they’ll have the opportunity to buy apparel designed by UGA fashion merchandising students.

Rhodes Scholars for 2008

Rhodes Scholars for 2008

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

The University of Georgia is the only public university in the nation to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship this year.