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Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

January 25, 2015

Virtual worlds, smartphones boost access for students with disabilities to careers in STEM fields. Read More

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Before wells run dry

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In summer 2000, farmers were losing crops, strict outdoor watering bans were in effect, and many businesses took extreme measures to save water.

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AgrAbility geared to aid farmers with disabilities

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Farmers with physical disabilities are often a little too self- reliant to ask for help or don’t know where to find it. But help is out there, and a new program can link them to it.

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On the boardwalk

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For the first time in his life, 9-year-old Savannah-native Jay Norris led the way to the water, racing through maritime forest and salt marsh toward the Skidaway River, his wheelchair rolling smoothly over the surface of the trail.

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What’s in thin air

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“Let’s go to Cusco so we can breathe fresh air,” Peruvians say when they need to escape the traffic and busy life of the main cities. Cuzco’s mayor wanted to find out if that was truism was accurate.

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Training for Leadership

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Zell Miller, who served as Georgia state senator, lieutenant governor, governor and a U.S. Senator, will provide a historical perspective of the Georgia General Assembly as the featured speaker.

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UGA expert helps homeowners identify insects

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Lisa Ames spends her workdays getting up close and personal with insects, about 500 a year to be exact.

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Governance is no longer a foreign concept

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Public policy, human resource development, regionalism, and program evaluation are no longer foreign concepts to a growing number of Chinese local officials.

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Good apples, bad apples

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In the height of Georgia’s apple season, it’s easy to find a variety of fresh, high-quality fruit on the produce shelves. But this isn’t always the case in poorer or newer countries.

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Foreign laws: UGA Law School at Oxford

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Last spring, a dozen second- and third-year Georgia Law students traveled to the famed University of Oxford for a semester of studying the law.