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Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

August 31, 2014

SCALE-UP classroom creates a ‘much more realistic’ active learning environment for students and teacher alike. Read More

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Healthy choices

Healthy choices

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Wellness is based on making healthy choices, according to clinical assistant professor Chris Cook.

Smart art

Smart art

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During the summer of 1970, John D. (Jack) Kehoe, a sculptor and University of Georgia professor of art, took a small group of UGA students to Cortona, Italy, for art classes. 

Teaching that teems with life

Teaching that teems with life

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UGA professor James “Jim” Porter has never put teaching second, despite a busy research schedule. The Institute of Ecology professor has consistently gotten rave reviews from students lucky enough to get into one of his courses.

Smitten not Bitten

Smitten not Bitten

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Wasp wrangling may sound like risky business, especially for children. But it’s actually quite safe, according to UGA entomologist Robert Matthews, as long as the critters are WOWBugs™ — wasps so tiny that their stingers can’t penetrate human skin.

Camping in Russia

Camping in Russia

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Serving as a summer camp counselor is a common experience for many college students, yet for three recreation and leisure studies majors in UGA’s College of Education the experience was anything but ordinary.

Lending a hand, not a handout

Lending a hand, not a handout

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It didn’t seem like much to ask. Rosemary Bonner* only wanted to read bedtime stories to her new baby granddaughter.