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Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

January 25, 2015

Virtual worlds, smartphones boost access for students with disabilities to careers in STEM fields. Read More

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Small groups, huge impacts

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University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in upper elementary…

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A Weighty Challenge

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University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.

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Intersecting Science and Art

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Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.

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Look! Up in the sky!

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Pegasus, the mythical winged horse, left more to human history than the fanciful idea of equine flight.

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Need for vitamin supplements among Georgia’s elderly

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A new study by University of Georgia researchers shows that despite the availability of fortified foods, many older adults suffer from deficiencies of vitamin D, calcium and B12, which are critical for optimal bone, blood and nervous system health.

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UGA research explores little-known chapter in college desegregation

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Many of the battles to desegregate Southern colleges and universities were fought in public, but efforts to desegregate the standardized testing that is often a prerequisite to admission have, until now, received little attention.

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Hope that they’re still out there

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Until credible sightings popped up three years ago, the scientific world was in agreement that ivory-billed woodpeckers had gone the way of the dodo.

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Move to Improve

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A workplace program that encourages employees to set exercise goals substantially increased workers’ physical activity, according to a new study by University of Georgia exercise and health researchers.

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Genome sequence shows sorghum’s immense potential

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Southerners may best know sorghum as sweet, biscuit-topping syrup. But the small grain’s uses range from a dependable, drought-tolerant food crop to biofuel source, says a University of Georgia researcher who led a team that recently sequenced the plant’s genome.