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Sustainability works its way into curriculum

Sustainability works its way into curriculum

April 20, 2014

An Office of Sustainability initiative is prompting faculty to incorporate environmental issues into their courses. Read More

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Global greening

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The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day

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Landmark study reveals breed-specific causes of death in dogs

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Dog owners and veterinarians have long relied on a mix of limited data and anecdotal evidence to assess which breeds are at risk…

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Beyond words: Understanding the African Grey parrot

Maximizing Research Opportunities

New research by UGA scientists has shown, for the first time, that an African Grey parrot can develop a deeper understanding of the sounds—which we hear as words—than researchers previously thought.

A “fowl” experience for vet students

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Thankfully, Daisy Mallard and her brood are back home swimming happily in their pond at the Lovett School.

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Freeman on freedom

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JoyEllen Freeman, a sophomore in UGA’s Honors Program, is one of 40 college students selected to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a civil rights history bus tour sponsored by PBS’s American Experience history series.

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Young Dawgs are winners

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

Sana Pasha plans to be a doctor. But this North Oconee County High School honors senior isn’t waiting for medical school to begin her training. She’s already hard at work in UGA’s pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences laboratory, working with a professor on research and…

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Out to sea

Maximizing Research Opportunities

From the Amazon to Antarctica, UGA professor Patricia Yager tracks climate change through her work as an oceanographer.

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A Lucky Finding

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Wayne Parrott has answered a question that has stumped plant breeders for the past century: Why do some white clover plants have four leaves?

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Directing traffic

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new University of Georgia study published in the journal Nature has identified a critical enzyme that keeps traffic flowing in the right direction in the nervous system, and the finding could eventually lead to new treatments for conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s…