Nutrition classes are helping rural families learn to prepare healthy meals while stretching their food dollars. It’s part of Cooperative Extension’s commitment to provide nutrition and health education to rural Georgia.
Lessons learned both inside and outside the classroom are an important part of higher education, and three speakers shared their own during UGA’s fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies.
Loneliness and health
More and more people, particularly older adults, grapple with loneliness not only on holidays, but year-round. UGA research suggests that chronic loneliness carries some serious health risks.
Georgia’s economic growth will outpace the nation’s for the sixth straight year, according to the Terry College of Business as announced at the Georgia Economic Outlook in Atlanta.
The UGA New Materials Institute, under the direction of Jason Locklin, has been awarded a grant as the third site for the National Science Foundation’s Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, or CB2.