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Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

July 27, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art’s Art Adventures program brings hundreds of schoolchildren into the galleries. Read More

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Cigarette tax could mean better health, more revenue

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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

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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

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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.

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It’s not fare and square

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UGA foods and nutrition researchers have uncovered the unequal distribution of food stores in one Southeast community, concluding that access to healthy food is problematic in low-income, predominately black neighborhoods.

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Changing the approach to sex education

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Teenagers taught abstinence-only sex education have higher pregnancy rates than those who learn about contraceptives, according to UGA researchers.