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UGA reimagines graduate school education

UGA reimagines graduate school education

September 28, 2014

The Integrated Life Sciences program gives graduate students an opportunity to explore their options before selecting their research focus. Read More

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Love the one you’re with

Maximizing Research Opportunities

New research that crosses several species boundaries shows that when animals must choose less-than-preferred mates, females and males apparently have ways to compensate that increase the chance their offspring will survive.

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Surviving a stroke

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new UGA study suggests that commonly prescribed drugs used to lower blood pressure may help reduce brain damage when given within 24 hours of a stroke.

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The skinny on fat

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Ruth Harris wants to understand fat, in all of its intricacies: how fat increases and decreases; why our bodies sometimes disregard internal signals to quit eating; why we may respond to stress by not eating; and why sometimes we regain the weight we lose during stress and other times we…

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Fighting the system

Maximizing Research Opportunities

For the estimated millions of AIDS patients worldwide who are resistant or are developing resistance to currently available medicines, a discovery by a University of Georgia researcher may offer a new treatment option by targeting a previously elusive enzyme in the complex retrovirus responsible…

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Don’t drink and drive!

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Warnings that alcohol and driving don’t mix are generally targeted at adults or high school students, but a new University of Georgia study finds that some middle schoolers in rural areas are drinking and driving as well.

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The cancer vaccine

Maximizing Research Opportunities

When cells become cancerous, the sugars on their surfaces undergo distinct changes that set them apart from healthy cells.

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Record trends

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Newly published research that includes satellite data from three separate sources shows that the seasonal melt on Greenland’s ice sheet during the summer of 2007 was a stunning 60 percent more than the previous high, set in 1998.

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Uganda: finding its niche

Compete in a Global Economy

Cotton is known across Africa as “white gold.” In Uganda, it is a cash crop that puts money in the pockets of small-scale farmers.

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The write stuff

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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.