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UGA enhances its learning environment

UGA enhances its learning environment

April 16, 2014

UGA will launch a series of new and expanded initiatives to enhance the academic experience of students and position them for success. Read More

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Research helps chemical cleanup

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Jack Huang, a researcher from UGA’s Griffin campus, has received funding from the Department of Defense to test the effectiveness of removing toxic chemicals from the environment.

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Creative connections

Maximizing Research Opportunities

How do student artists respond to works of art in a museum setting, and how can they share their ideas and creations using social media? UGA art student and museum docent Megan Watkins embarked on a research journey to find the answers using the facilities of the Georgia Museum of Art.

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Cigarette tax could mean better health, more revenue

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A UGA researcher finds that a $1 tax increase on cigarettes would enhance personal health and increase state tax revenue.

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The buzz on bees

Maximizing Research Opportunities

In 2006, beekeepers began reporting that once-thriving colonies of honey bees were being abandoned overnight. A UGA team of experts is leading the effort to find out why.

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Hot topic

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The sea level is rising, and 10 of the planet’s warmest years record have occurred during the past 12. From anthropologists to zoologists, dozens of UGA scientists are in agreement: the reality of climate change is no longer a debatable issue.

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Survival rates a closer look

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A new study from UGA’s College of Public Health shows alarming racial disparities for cancer survivorship in Georgia.

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Cub scouts

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Researchers at UGA are working on a strategy to protect a black bear population in middle Georgia threatened by a state road-widening project.

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Honors and awards

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Excellence in teaching and creative research took center stage when University of Georgia Faculty members were recognized for outstanding contributions to the academy, in mid April.

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Living healthy

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A UGA Fanning Institute study conducted in the west central Georgia city of Columbus has outlined action steps to combat the growing concern of childhood obesity.