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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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Validating standardized testing

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Get plenty of sleep. Eat a healthy breakfast. Every spring, school children are sent home with these directives to help them score well on standardized tests.

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CURO Promising Scholars

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Fifteen Georgia high school seniors got a preview of the available undergraduate research options at UGA when they were recognized as 2008 Promising Scholars by the Honors Program’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities.

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Students ready for terrorist attacks in food supply

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Dead pigeons don’t usually attract much attention. But a few hundred of them infected with avian influenza and mysteriously found in several U.S. cities would cause, at the least, a media storm.

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Teaching turtle returns to the wild

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Ten years ago on Jekyll Island, two loggerhead turtle hatchlings were trapped in their nest on the beach and unable to get to the water.

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Supreme success

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Counting the recent selection of University of Georgia School of Law alumna Merritt E. McAlister as a U.S. Supreme Court judicial clerk for the October 2009 term, the law school will have had graduates serve the nation’s highest court in this capacity for four out of five years.

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The write stuff

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There’s a condition rampant in graduate schools known as “ABD.” It usually affects students nearing the end of their doctoral studies, targeting the overworked, the uninspired and the unsure.

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A little means a lot

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Jim Moore has been doing it for more than 20 years, steady and consistent. His colleague in the vet school, Chris Barker, started regularly about five years ago.

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Working out – not just for youngsters any more

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Elaine Cress’ Exercise and Aging Class, held every spring, is so popular that participants race to fill the 15 available slots in January.

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Dawg Camp Adventure

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Dawg Camp is a program open to incoming freshmen that guides them through outdoors activities like kayaking across Lake Jocasse or backpacking through the Cohutta Wilderness.