Feature Stories

Redefining study abroad

UGA’s campus in Costa Rica hosted a group of 97 Costa Rican high school students for the Fit4Earth: Ninth Grade Biodiversity Challenge.

Reacting to the past

When two African-American students integrated UGA a half a century ago, no one dreamed that one day a class would re-enact the event and its social context. That’s exactly what happened in Barbara McCaskill’s English and African American Studies 4880…

UGA research offers new hope for shingles

Researchers at UGA and Yale University have discovered a compound with the potential to be more effective than existing agents in treating the very painful blisters known as shingles…

Global greening

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

Freeman on freedom

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.