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The world is a classroom for UGA students

July 20, 2014

UGA offers 192 study abroad and exchange programs to expand the student learning experience. Read More

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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.

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Natural beauty

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Looking at slime under microscopes and building terrariums for pretend organisms are all part of UGA’s Institute of Ecology outreach programs designed to show Georgia’s children how important it is to protect our natural resources.

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Building Connections and Broadening Horizons

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Vietnam, a war-ravaged Southeast Asian nation, provided the perfect testing ground for Kelcie Fincham’s goal of becoming a public health worker.