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UGA freshman class sets academic record

UGA freshman class sets academic record

August 17, 2014

The Class of 2018 has an average GPA of 3.9 and has the highest test scores for entering freshmen. Read More

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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.

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On the boardwalk

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For the first time in his life, 9-year-old Savannah-native Jay Norris led the way to the water, racing through maritime forest and salt marsh toward the Skidaway River, his wheelchair rolling smoothly over the surface of the trail.