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Students learn about role of pets in seminar

Students learn about role of pets in seminar

November 23, 2014

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Algae holds promise as biofuel

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Wastewater generated by carpet production could potentially be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel – algae.

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Soybean grant gives researchers tools to unravel better bean

Maximizing Research Opportunities

For millennia, people have grown soybeans and turned them into useful products like oil and livestock feed.

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Program deterring youth alcohol use has positive side affects

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems by up to 74 percent two years later, according to a new study.

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The Second Life span

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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

Building the New Learning Environment (Learn)

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.