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News media losing role as gatekeepers

News media losing role as gatekeepers

September 19, 2014

A new study finds that ‘social mediators’ on Twitter are playing an increasingly important role. Read More

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Making access easier

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

More than 6,000 students challenged by learning disabilities, visual impairments and mobility may have to work a little harder than the average student every day to earn their diploma, but a new center based at the University of Georgia will offer these students and others an opportunity…

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Home Sweet Home

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In celebration of 200 years of on-campus student living at the University of Georgia, the Department of University Housing, in partnership with Athens Area Habitat for Humanity, has broken ground on construction of a new home for Athens resident Chynitra Brown.

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Project Promote

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

An innovative new University of Georgia Web site, Project Promote, offers an online mentoring program to new faculty and links to many resources in research, teaching and other academic interests.

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The little things that matter

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Standing on the bank of a salt marsh on Georgia’s Sapelo Island, wearing shin-high rubber boots, Mary Ann Moran encouraged a group of high school students to join her.

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Taking it slow

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

On a sweltering summer’s day last year, UGA doctoral student Jeffrey Stoike and a partnership of professors and friends were set to open Farm 255.

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Getting jail time

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Schnavia Smith Hatcher has never been arrested and yet she’s spent years in jails. She studies a population that is often overlooked—the more than 2 million people held in jails in this country.

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Real-life science

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

A near-moonless Saturday night in September found a group of UGA freshman playing duck-duck-goose in the waves of Sapelo Island’s shoreline.

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Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center

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At the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, experiential learning is the foundation for training UGA students to become professional foresters, certified wildlife and fish biologists, and expert natural resource managers.

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Urban gardening

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

It is often said that gardening is good for the soul. Gardeners in Bobby Wilson’s Atlanta Urban Gardening Program find it’s not only good for the soul, but the mind and the wallet as well.