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UGA enhances its learning environment

UGA enhances its learning environment

April 16, 2014

UGA will launch a series of new and expanded initiatives to enhance the academic experience of students and position them for success. Read More

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On the record

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Between UGA presidents Fred C. Davison and Charles B. Knapp, there was Henry King Stanford. Stanford was known as a friendly ambassador for UGA; he is much less known for the fact that on the day he was to be introduced as interim president, he rode to Athens from Americus by bus.

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Turning the page

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What do disease investigators from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and America’s 21st century social and political climate have in common?

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Bike for a cure

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Seven UGA students will travel about 4,500 miles this summer on a transcontinental bike ride to raise $100,000 for cancer research through Believe in the Cure, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Honors students and undergraduate cancer researchers Sarah Breevoort and Nathan Crain.

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Roosevelt@UGA: “Not left, not right, but forward”

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Roosevelt@UGA members research and write policy proposals addressing current national issues. The student-run think tank hopes its recommendations inspire community activism and offer legislators innovative solutions to complex social and economic problems.

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Young scientists

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Sophomore Tulsi Patel is currently investigating possible biological control agents for Chinese privet, a harmful exotic weed in Georgia, having worked in a laboratory since her first semester at college.

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Trading up

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In a first-of-its-kind program designed to fill positions at the Physical Plant and train Athens-area residents, the university recently launched an apprenticeship program.

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Creative writing meets science

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Some people think the divide between North and South campuses at the University of Georgia is wider than the bridge next to Sanford Stadium.

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learning together

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Norris Armstrong, an assistant professor of genetics who teaches introductory classes, is researching what professors can do to help students in 300-person science lectures, where one-on-one attention is impossible.

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Blogging experiences from abroad

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This summer, four graduate students who are participating in the 2007 Maymester in Croatia program are sharing their experiences in an online blog.