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Hands-on learning new requirement for graduation

Hands-on learning new requirement for graduation

April 22, 2015

Experiential learning initiative will prepare students for a more successful future. Read More

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Redefining study abroad

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UGA’s campus in Costa Rica hosted a group of 97 Costa Rican high school students for the Fit4Earth: Ninth Grade Biodiversity Challenge.

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Global greening

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The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day

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Freeman on freedom

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JoyEllen Freeman, a sophomore in UGA’s Honors Program, is one of 40 college students selected to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a civil rights history bus tour sponsored by PBS’s American Experience history series.

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Planning for disaster

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For the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, geographic information systems (GIS) aren’t just for the technology-minded—they’re critical to helping the state plan for its next disaster.

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Every drop counts

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A new University of Georgia Cooperative Extension program launched this year challenges Georgians to save 40 gallons of water per day.

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Recognizing the “hundred-percenters”

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Students and alumni from the School of Social Work’s Child Welfare Education Program were honored for their efforts in a recent federal review…

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Investing in health economically sound

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“Health is a depreciating asset,” in the words of Sara Holland, speaking the prosaic language of corporate finance.

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Vets for Pets and People

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A student-led and faculty-supported volunteer outreach project from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine was recently recognized for its efforts to heighten awareness…

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Money does grow on trees

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A University of Georgia researcher has found that Georgia’s forestlands provide essential ecosystem services to the state worth an estimated $37 billion annually.