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Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

July 27, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art’s Art Adventures program brings hundreds of schoolchildren into the galleries. Read More

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Rare opportunities

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‘Mom, I’m holding a Bible from the 1500s,’  texted Melissa Manson, a second-year theatre and broadcast journalism major. Melissa is a member of the first class to be taught in the new Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Building.

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Tired Creek Lake gets wake up call

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Working with UGA’s Archway Partnership, public relations students from Grady College found a unique opportunity to serve a Georgia community.

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No shortage of big needs

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Certain counties in Georgia have no veterinarian to provide large animal services. A joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was developed to help solve this problem.

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Nurturing a global citizenry

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More than 250 UGA students study abroad each year through the UGA Global Programs in Sustainability Discover Abroad office. GPS has had such an impact that it has earned an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education.

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Keeping the past present

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The latest jewel in UGA’s crown is the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries “designed for the purpose of growing, caring for and sharing the state’s most distinguished collections.”

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Darwin Days

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The first Darwin Day celebration at UGA was held February 12, 1909 to mark the centennial of the birth of Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution through natural selection is the foundation of modern biology. It has since evolved into a yearly event.

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UGA entrepreneurs mean business

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UGA students aspiring to venture into the world of entrepreneurship have a chance at a campus-wide contest for a $500 prize and a possible $100,000 in venture and angel investment capital.

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A heavy burden: The obesity epidemic

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After-school physical education classes are only part of a broad set of programs at UGA that are addressing one of the most pressing threats to Georgians’ health and prosperity.

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First and only

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The rapid growth of the Brazilian economy has caused demand for Portuguese speakers to surge, and a grant from the federal National Security Education Program will establish the nation’s first and only Undergraduate Flagship Program in Portuguese at UGA.