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Preservation plan to guide UGA on structures’ fates

Preservation plan to guide UGA on structures’ fates

October 19, 2014

The goal is to provide policies and procedures for the stewardship of all university property. Read More

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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.

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Beyond Tang

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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.

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A heavy burden: A weight pill?

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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.

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Seeing things in a different light

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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.