Feature Stories

Georgia’s Fragile Coast: Will Building Green Pay Off?

The roads at Barbour Pointe—a marsh-side Savannah development of 36 homesites—are literally paved with good intentions, brick pavers laid down in a pattern that allows water to seep through and move into the soil in a benign and natural way.…

Shallow-water corals more resistant to bleaching

Stressed corals lose the symbiotic algae that help them survive in a process known as bleaching, but UGA researchers have discovered that one subtype of the symbiotic algae that live mostly in shallow-water corals of the Caribbean provide resistance to…

‘Bumpy’ forecast

It comes blasting out of the blue on your airplane flight: sudden bumpiness and sometimes even a violent plummeting.

The Second Life span

Shamp, director of the New Media Institute, was teaching a new media topics class through Second Life, a virtual world that allows users to interact with each other and their environment through the Internet. Think of it like MySpace in…

The Write Stuff

When the 2005 National Survey of Student Engagement found that UGA students spend less time reading and writing than their counterparts at peer institutions, a solution was needed.