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Excellence in teaching and creative research took center stage when University of Georgia Faculty members were recognized for outstanding contributions to the academy, in mid April.

For the sixth consecutive year, UGA has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Working with UGA’s Archway Partnership, public relations students from Grady College found a unique opportunity to serve a Georgia community.

A UGA Fanning Institute study conducted in the west central Georgia city of Columbus has outlined action steps to combat the growing concern of childhood obesity.

Area small business CEOs get blatant honesty from their peers during a no-holds-barred business group therapy session presented by the Terry College of Business the third Friday of each month.

Certain counties in Georgia have no veterinarian to provide large animal services. A joint program between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was developed to help solve this problem.

UGA foods and nutrition researchers have uncovered the unequal distribution of food stores in one Southeast community, concluding that access to healthy food is problematic in low-income, predominately black neighborhoods.

A recent study estimating the economic impact of UGA’s Public Service and Outreach programs at $333 million annually confirms that in public service areas, investments in higher education multiply quickly throughout Georgia.

More than 250 UGA students study abroad each year through the UGA Global Programs in Sustainability Discover Abroad office. GPS has had such an impact that it has earned an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education.