Feature Stories

Traveling classrooms

The School of Social Work’s study-abroad programs give students opportunities to travel the globe from Africa to Europe.

The 2 billion dollar impact

The University of Georgia was a stabilizing economic force for the Athens area in fiscal year 2009, pumping more than $2.2 billion into the local economy…

Why Work Ethic?

When educators and human resource professionals from around the world search the Web for information on work ethic, they often find the research of UGA education professor Roger Hill.

An Unsung Hero

In recent years, some historians and filmmakers have begun to call attention to the many “foot soldiers” in the civil rights movement who have not been widely recognized or acclaimed.

Going green is a smart thing to do

A website developed by University of Georgia faculty members focuses on multiple ways to “go green.” It was unveiled in conjunction with Earth Day.

Planting Pizza

Recently, members of the University of Georgia Sigma Alpha professional agricultural sorority did just that.

Baby Whisperers

Holding a baby, looking and smiling at her, talking to him, responding quickly when he cries, and other activities build trust.

A helping hand for Haiti

In the shadow of a rundown block building in Los Palis, Haiti, children wearing tattered clothes bit into half-ripened mangoes they picked from the ground…

Fighting bacteria

Bacteria don’t have easy lives. In addition to mammalian immune systems that besiege the bugs, they have natural enemies called bacteriophages, viruses that kill half the bacteria on Earth every two days.