The University of Georgia
L.E.A.D. offers opportunity for student-athletes

L.E.A.D. offers opportunity for student-athletes

September 21, 2014

The Athletic Association program focuses on developing leadership and personal development. Read More

About UGA

Page « First  <  5 6 7 8 9 >  Last »
{title_gallery}

Honors and awards

Maximizing Research Opportunities

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.

{title_gallery}

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.

{title_gallery}

It’s not fare and square

Maximizing Research Opportunities

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.

{title_gallery}

Changing the approach to sex education

Maximizing Research Opportunities

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

{title_gallery}

Beyond Tang

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Deep-space travel will require foods that contain such low levels of oxygen that they can be stored for years while retaining their quality. As it turns out, this is a valuable trait for food stored here on Earth as well.

{title_gallery}

A heavy burden: A weight pill?

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Possibly, UGA researchers say. Clifton Baile and his colleagues at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been exploring the potential of certain plant-based compounds as aids to weight loss.

{title_gallery}

Seeing things in a different light

Maximizing Research Opportunities

University of Georgia researchers have developed a new material that emits a long-lasting, near-infrared glow—potentially revolutionizing medical diagnostics and providing a foundation for highly effective solar cells.

{title_gallery}

Small Wonders

Maximizing Research Opportunities

For decades, scientists have wondered whether tiny structures known as Hirano bodies found in the brains of people with diseases such as Alzheimer’s were one of the causes or consequences of the disorder. Now, a University of Georgia cellular biologist and his colleagues have found…

{title_gallery}

What is under threat?

Maximizing Research Opportunities

According to Shan Huang, a Ph.D. student at the UGA Odum School of Ecology, the effects of extinction impact more than just the endangered species.