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UGA study finds ‘surprised losers’ are more skeptical

UGA study finds ‘surprised losers’ are more skeptical

August 24, 2014

When an election result surprises people, it tends to erode their trust in the government, and media play a role. Read More

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Across the pond: UGA at Oxford

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For these study-abroad students, tailgate parties were traded for double-decker buses and tank tops for overcoats when UGA linked them with Oxford.

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On the record

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Between UGA presidents Fred C. Davison and Charles B. Knapp, there was Henry King Stanford. Stanford was known as a friendly ambassador for UGA; he is much less known for the fact that on the day he was to be introduced as interim president, he rode to Athens from Americus by bus.

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Turning the page

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What do disease investigators from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and America’s 21st century social and political climate have in common?

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Bike for a cure

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Seven UGA students will travel about 4,500 miles this summer on a transcontinental bike ride to raise $100,000 for cancer research through Believe in the Cure, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Honors students and undergraduate cancer researchers Sarah Breevoort and Nathan Crain.

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Roosevelt@UGA: “Not left, not right, but forward”

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Roosevelt@UGA members research and write policy proposals addressing current national issues. The student-run think tank hopes its recommendations inspire community activism and offer legislators innovative solutions to complex social and economic problems.

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Young scientists

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Sophomore Tulsi Patel is currently investigating possible biological control agents for Chinese privet, a harmful exotic weed in Georgia, having worked in a laboratory since her first semester at college.

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Trading up

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In a first-of-its-kind program designed to fill positions at the Physical Plant and train Athens-area residents, the university recently launched an apprenticeship program.

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Creative writing meets science

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Some people think the divide between North and South campuses at the University of Georgia is wider than the bridge next to Sanford Stadium.

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learning together

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Norris Armstrong, an assistant professor of genetics who teaches introductory classes, is researching what professors can do to help students in 300-person science lectures, where one-on-one attention is impossible.