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Young scientists

Sophomore Tulsi Patel is currently investigating possible biological control agents for Chinese privet, a harmful exotic weed in Georgia, having worked in a laboratory since her first semester at college.

Trading up

In a first-of-its-kind program designed to fill positions at the Physical Plant and train Athens-area residents, the university recently launched an apprenticeship program.

Creative writing meets science

Some people think the divide between North and South campuses at the University of Georgia is wider than the bridge next to Sanford Stadium.

learning together

Norris Armstrong, an assistant professor of genetics who teaches introductory classes, is researching what professors can do to help students in 300-person science lectures, where one-on-one attention is impossible.

Blogging experiences from abroad

This summer, four graduate students who are participating in the 2007 Maymester in Croatia program are sharing their experiences in an online blog.

Being heard: the struggles of the working poor

Today, millions of Americans are struggling to stay afloat economically. Many of them are working full-time, but they cannot make their paychecks stretch to pay the bills for basic necessities.

CURO in Costa Rica

Twelve University of Georgia students traveled to Costa Rica in May to present research projects, along with 12 University of Costa Rica students, as part of an international undergraduate research symposium hosted by UGA’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities at…

First in ecology

The nation’s first stand-alone academic school devoted specifically to the study of ecology began operation this week when the University of Georgia opened the Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology.

Cyber-bullying combines meanness and technology

Youths are still at risk for verbal and physical bullying, but today’s technology dramatically increases a bully’s potential impact. Internet bullying, or cyber-bullying, gives school-yard bullies a World Wide Web of options.