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New institute on informatics is taking shape

New institute on informatics is taking shape

More faculty to be hired and a core curriculum is being developed.

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UGA Dawgs helping dogs (and cats, too)

UGA Dawgs helping dogs (and cats, too)

Students get hands-on in Athens through Dawg Day of Service.

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UGA researcher calls for better monitoring of world’s oceans

UGA researcher calls for better monitoring of world’s oceans

Oil spill response would be improved by knowing environmental baselines.

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Amazing Student

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Torre Lavelle

Torre Lavelle, a 2015 Udall Scholar who is interning with the U.S. Department of State this semester, has traveled to six continents to study as a UGA student. But she still found time to lead a Girl Scout troop for low-income elementary students.

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Focus on Faculty

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Paula Lemons

Paula Lemons, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, uses findings from her research on science education to design curricula for her classes and tailor her interactions with students to enhance their learning outcomes.

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Campus Closeup

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Heather McEachern

Ten years ago, Heather McEachern was part of a small band of faculty and staff who helped build the College of Public Health. With a constant focus on students, McEachern has touched the lives of many current and former College of Public Health students since the school began in 2005. 

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Author to discuss the Bartrams’ travels


Author Brad Sanders will talk about “An Itinerary of Discovery—Tracing the Bartrams Across the South” Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries auditorium. It is part of a series of events celebrating the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram’s Natural History Expedition in Colonial Georgia. The presentation will be followed by a reception and gallery tour.

Football season opens at home


The Bulldog football team returns to the gridiron Sept. 5 at noon in Sanford Stadium to open the season against University of Louisiana-Monroe. The SEC Network will televise the game.


WUGA-FM sponsoring Jazz Festival
WUGA-FM is sponsoring the 2015 Athens Jazz Festival Sept. 6 from 1 to 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Performing will be the Classic City Dixiedawgs, Classic City Swing Band, Peachtree Band of Jazz, Mary Sigalas (above), Artie Ball Swing Band and Trey Wright.

Today's events

10:00 am
Fall Activities Fair
Tate Student Center
2:00 pm
Tour at Two
Georgia Museum of Art
5:00 pm
Intramural Sports Registration Deadline
Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities
5:30 pm
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Henrik Drescher
Lamar Dodd School of Art
6:30 pm
PRSSA Kickoff Meeting
Journalism Building
6:30 pm
Class: Career Crash Course 101
Caldwell Hall
7:00 pm
Prelude Dance Ensemble Auditions
Tate Student Center
7:15 pm
Meeting: Followers of Christ
Tate Student Center