Feature Stories

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.

Monkey see, monkey do

Before patting yourself on the back for resisting that cookie or kicking yourself for giving in to temptation, look around. A new UGA study has revealed that self-control—or the lack thereof—is contagious.

The heat is on

University of Georgia researcher Gary Hawkins looks at rotting fruits and vegetables differently than most people. Where they may see useless balls of moldy fuzz, he sees fuel.