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Sustainability works its way into curriculum

Sustainability works its way into curriculum

April 20, 2014

An Office of Sustainability initiative is prompting faculty to incorporate environmental issues into their courses. Read More

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Real world training for veterinary students

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It’s another busy day in the veterinary clinic as Jonathan Dear and Jessica Griffin assist with a dental cleaning on a golden retriever.

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Thirty years of helping small business

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After yet another meal slid across her bamboo tray and spilled, Ashley Hatcher had an idea for a new invention — spill-proof trays.

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Green eggs and sand

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Every spring, thousands of horseshoe crabs swim to the shores of Georgia’s barrier islands to lay their eggs before slipping back into the sea. 

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Surviving breast cancer

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Surviving breast cancer is both a physical and emotional ordeal, but the consensus is that life generally returns to normal within two years of completing treatment.

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It’s easy being green

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University of Georgia buses are still red and black, but they’re also a bit “greener” now that they’re running on environmentally friendly biodiesel.

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Uganda: finding its niche

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Cotton is known across Africa as “white gold.” In Uganda, it is a cash crop that puts money in the pockets of small-scale farmers.

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Beehive death

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Honeybee experts Keith Delaplane and Jennifer Berry often get calls about dead bees. They both say that in the winter, bee death in the 10 percent to 15 percent range isn’t unusual. It’s the 50-percent colony losses that catch their attention.

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Before wells run dry

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In summer 2000, farmers were losing crops, strict outdoor watering bans were in effect, and many businesses took extreme measures to save water.

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AgrAbility geared to aid farmers with disabilities

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Farmers with physical disabilities are often a little too self- reliant to ask for help or don’t know where to find it. But help is out there, and a new program can link them to it.