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“Playing a stringed instrument is like having this terrible jigsaw puzzle,” says Michael Heald, associate professor of violin.

Dawg Camp is a program open to incoming freshmen that guides them through outdoors activities like kayaking across Lake Jocasse or backpacking through the Cohutta Wilderness.

Looking at slime under microscopes and building terrariums for pretend organisms are all part of UGA’s Institute of Ecology outreach programs designed to show Georgia’s children how important it is to protect our natural resources.

More than 6,000 students challenged by learning disabilities, visual impairments and mobility may have to work a little harder than the average student every day to earn their diploma, but a new center based at the University of Georgia will…