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Students learn about role of pets in seminar

Students learn about role of pets in seminar

November 23, 2014

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Group therapy pays off

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Area small business CEOs get blatant honesty from their peers during a no-holds-barred business group therapy session presented by the Terry College of Business the third Friday of each month.

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Smart investments

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A recent study estimating the economic impact of UGA’s Public Service and Outreach programs at $333 million annually confirms that in public service areas, investments in higher education multiply quickly throughout Georgia.

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Super Crew

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Finding a job is tough. Being homeless makes it even harder. A new partnership between UGA Cooperative Extension and the Atlanta Mission Project is helping homeless men at the mission grow stronger.

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Teaching kids science

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Collaboration between UGA faculty and Georgia teachers is improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at local schools and giving both groups a community where they can discuss issues and share ideas.

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A heavy burden: Never too late

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Mary Ann Johnson, in UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Science, has been exploring the factors that put older adults at risk for obesity; and as a result she has designed and tested interventions to help them lead healthier lives.

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Helping to guide others

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UGA student Mallory Nelson is serving others by training Pepsi, a black Labrador puppy, to be a guide dog for a disabled person.

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Community aid

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For Mumbi Okundaye, public health isn’t just a job title; it’s a moral imperative. That’s why she works to join resources from the College of Public Health with the local nonprofit group AIDS Athens Inc.

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Reaching for the stars

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While its not her usual pastime, Paige Carmichael’s role in the first “Dancing with the Athens Stars” in 2008 was how the College of Veterinary Medicine’s associate dean for academic affairs initially got involved with the local charity Project Safe.

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Good deeds, delivered

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Some senior citizens would not be enjoying a meal today were it not for Stephen Olejnik and the Meals on Wheels program. UGA faculty and staff can contribute to Meals on Wheels or 1,200 other organizations through the 2012 Campaign for Charities.