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UGA freshman class sets academic record

UGA freshman class sets academic record

August 17, 2014

The Class of 2018 has an average GPA of 3.9 and has the highest test scores for entering freshmen. Read More

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The Second Life span

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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 3-D.

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The Write Stuff

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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.

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Where the wild things are

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As Bud and Mary Freeman describe a recent trip to Ecuador to collect fish samples and help guide local conservation policy, their story is abundant with color – giant electric blue butterflies, orchids rampant in the lush landscape and tropical fish species with a variety of interesting…

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Student-designed fashions

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When shoppers head to the UGA Bookstore later this month, they’ll be able to purchase more than the usual textbooks and candy bars. In addition to those items, they’ll have the opportunity to buy apparel designed by UGA fashion merchandising students.

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Rhodes Scholars for 2008

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The University of Georgia is the only public university in the nation to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship this year.

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Fighting HIV with mobile media

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A team from the University of Georgia’s New Media Institute recently traveled to Philadelphia to explore how mobile media technology can be used to deliver such messages, specifically information related to the fight against AIDS.

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Thai-ing it all together

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At UGA, study abroad and service learning are increasingly intertwined in a growing list of locales that span the globe as well as a vast array of disciplines.

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Focus the Nation

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With global climate change as today’s pressing environmental issue, students at the University of Georgia are banding together to participate in Focus the Nation, a national teach-in on global warming solutions.

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Adventure across America

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It’s one thing to see America from 35,000 feet and quite another to hear the crickets sing on Sapelo Island and feel the fresh air flowing in from Glacier National Park.