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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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Saying ‘No’ to Norovirus

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A hand sanitizer created by University of Georgia scientists could soon help vacationers on cruise ships spend more time having fun on the lido deck and less time leaning over the side suffering from nasty stomach bugs.

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Small groups, huge impacts

Maximizing Research Opportunities

University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in upper elementary…

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A Weighty Challenge

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University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.

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Intersecting Science and Art

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.

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Students design their futures

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Crushed oregano and sisal are the soothing tones that decorate the guest bedroom of the Rochesters’ beach house.

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New iPhone app diagnoses turfgrass problems

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Thanks to some University of Georgia experts the iphone can now can help turfgrass managers diagnose and remedy turf problems.

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Secure UGA, Secure Georgia

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

When the University of Georgia wanted to make its students, faculty, and staff safer on the Internet, the computer security awareness campaign known as SecureUGA was launched.

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Textbook inspires Malawi teen to ‘harness the wind’

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A science textbook written by University of Georgia education professor Mary M. Atwater is being heralded as the inspiration and guide for a 14-year-old African boy’s quest to build a windmill that provided electricity to his family and village for the first time.

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Air Force ROTC offers travel opportunities

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

This past summer, two University of Georgia Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets spent their summers traveling abroad and being paid for it.