Feature Stories

No shortage of big needs

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.

It’s not fare and square

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.

Smart investments

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.

Nurturing a global citizenry

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.

Keeping the past present

The latest jewel in UGA’s crown is the new Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries “designed for the purpose of growing, caring for and sharing the state’s most distinguished collections.”

Super Crew

Finding a job is tough. Being homeless makes it even harder. A new partnership between UGA Cooperative Extension and the Atlanta Mission Project is helping homeless men at the mission grow stronger.

Darwin Days

The first Darwin Day celebration at UGA was held February 12, 1909 to mark the centennial of the birth of Charles Darwin, whose theory of evolution through natural selection is the foundation of modern biology. It has since evolved into…

Beyond Tang

Deep-space travel will require foods that contain such low levels of oxygen that they can be stored for years while retaining their quality. As it turns out, this is a valuable trait for food stored here on Earth as well.…