Culture / Living
April 19, 2017 | Research News
Skip the caffeine, opt for the stairs to feel more energized
A midday jolt of caffeine isn't as powerful as walking up and down some stairs, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
April 14, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Georgia MBA team takes first place at real estate competition
For the second year in a row, a University of Georgia MBA team took first prize at the School Challenge case competition sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
April 14, 2017 | Research News
In negotiations, two jerks are better than one
Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits-even if they're both disagreeable-according to research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
April 12, 2017 | Research News
People are more effective than cartoons when advertising drugs, study says
People are more effective than cartoons when advertising drugs, according to a study led by researchers in the University of Georgia's College of Pharmacy.
April 11, 2017 | Events on Campus
Artist Kristin Casaletto takes a hard look at the South
What do Twinkies, canned hams, locusts and glitter have in common? Augusta-based artist and teacher Kristin Casaletto has used all of them to make art that engages with social issues. Primarily a printmaker, she likes to experiment with unusual objects. She once printed an etching of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, on a grilled cheese sandwich.
April 3, 2017 | General News
$1.5 million gift enhances UGA’s proactive alcohol education
The University of Georgia will enhance its alcohol education and prevention programs thanks to a $1.5 million gift from Jack and Nancy Fontaine of Houston, Texas. The donation is their latest in nearly $6 million of support to the Fontaine Center for alcohol awareness and education since the center's establishment 11 years ago.
March 31, 2017 | Events on Campus
UGA art students push boundaries
Since the 1940s, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has shown the work of Master of Fine Arts degree candidates at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. This year's exit show takes place April 8 to May 14, with a free opening reception at the museum April 7 at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition will be up through UGA Commencement, with a slightly longer run than usual.
March 30, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Experiencing research: Undergraduates set to present findings at annual CURO Symposium
From spectator injuries at baseball games to invasive garlic mustard plants in forested areas, more than 550 University of Georgia undergraduates are gearing up to share their research findings at the annual CURO Symposium April 3-4 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.
March 23, 2017 | General News
New show on WUGA seeks to make personal finance advice fun, accessible
A new local radio program that combines financial advice with a lighthearted spin will debut on WUGA on Friday, April 7.
March 22, 2017 | General News
Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter takes top prize at UGA’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest
Harry and Jaime Foster, owners of Georgia Grinders Premium Nut Butters, walked away with the grand prize from the University of Georgia's 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest for their Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter.
March 20, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Cellular biology professor Rick Tarleton named Regents’ Professor at UGA
Rick Tarleton, Distinguished Research Professor and University of georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor in Biological Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named Regents' Professor, effective July 1.
March 17, 2017 | General News
Student entrepreneurs take center stage at UGA’s inaugural FABricate competition
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences celebrated the finale of its inaugural FABricate student entrepreneurship contest.
March 14, 2017 | General News
Small Business Week in Georgia celebrates UGA’s economic vitality efforts
After four decades of teaching, Marta Collier is making a business out of her passion for children's books by black authors, with help from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.
March 13, 2017 | Events on Campus
Middle school gardens grow, with some help from UGA
When Wick Prichard arrived at Clarke Middle School in 2014, his goal as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the University of Georgia was to turn the sustainability lessons he'd been teaching at summer camps into a daily curriculum.
March 13, 2017 | Honors & Awards
Public health professor Cham Dallas named University Professor at UGA
Cham Dallas, professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health and director of the Institute for Disaster Management, has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia beyond their normal academic responsibilities.