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Cotton is known across Africa as “white gold.” In Uganda, it is a cash crop that puts money in the pockets of small-scale farmers.

There’s a condition rampant in graduate schools known as “ABD.” It usually affects students nearing the end of their doctoral studies, targeting the overworked, the uninspired and the unsure.

Jim Moore has been doing it for more than 20 years, steady and consistent. His colleague in the vet school, Chris Barker, started regularly about five years ago.

Having just told a class of music business students stories about the glamorous and intriguing people and places that are part of her experiences as a music industry insider, Michele Caplinger then told the UGA students how much she envied…

“Playing a stringed instrument is like having this terrible jigsaw puzzle,” says Michael Heald, associate professor of violin.

Dawg Camp is a program open to incoming freshmen that guides them through outdoors activities like kayaking across Lake Jocasse or backpacking through the Cohutta Wilderness.