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May 2, 2016 | Research News
Diagnosing mononucleosis: UGA’s Mark Ebell works to expedite proper treatment
The University of Georgia's Mark Ebell wasn't impressed with research on infectious mononucleosis when he wrote his first published review on it back in the 1990s. He still isn't—a subject he discusses in the April issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
April 27, 2016 | Research News
Sustainable dyeing technology gives UGA win at international chemistry challenge
A team of scientists from the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences has won first prize in the inaugural Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge for an innovative and environmentally friendly textile dyeing technology using nanocellulosic fibers.
April 27, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Museum of Art receives award from Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia received the Excellence in Preservation Service award from The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation for the museum's Henry D. Green Center for the Study of the Decorative Arts and Symposium.
April 26, 2016 | General News
UGA marketing students team up to help Google-grant-qualifying nonprofits
The University of Georgia's Jennifer Osbon isn't the average book, lecture and exam kind of teacher.
April 26, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody announces documentary, education winners
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the documentary and education programs among this year's winners. The nine honorees are the final winners named as part of The Peabody 30, and include documentaries about the Islamic State, the Church of Scientology and singer Nina Simone. The Peabody Awards are based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
April 25, 2016 | General News
UGA Student Alumni Council spearheads successful Senior Signature campaign
The University of Georgia Student Alumni Council recently led efforts to complete a record Senior Signature fundraising campaign, securing $85,550-the second highest total in Senior Signature history.
April 22, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody announces entertainment, children’s winners
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today announced the Entertainment and Children's programs that are among this year's Peabody 30 winners. The 11 honorees, revealed live on NBC's Today show this morning, range from the reality-show spoof "UnREAL" to the classical British drama "Wolf Hall," from the German spy thriller "Deutschland 83" to the family comedy "Black-ish." The Peabody Awards are based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
April 20, 2016 | Research News
Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds
Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.
April 20, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA Honors student to present research on Capitol Hill
Erin Hollander, a junior Honors student majoring in biochemistry and genetics at the University of Georgia, was one of 60 presenters selected out of hundreds of applicants from institutions across the country to present her research at the nation's capital during the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event held in Washington, D.C., on April 19-20.
April 19, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody names 75th annual news, radio/podcast, web winners
The Peabody Awards today announced the first group of winners in The Peabody 30, honoring programming in news, radio/podcast, web and public service. The honorees range from a local TV station's reporting on smartphones' fatal 911 blindspots to a classical music podcast and a website devoted to educating social media users about privacy concerns. The Peabody Awards are based at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
April 19, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to dedicate cabins at Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe
The University of Georgia will hold a dedication ceremony for its newest facilities—the Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe cabins—on Friday, April 22, at 4 p.m. at Wormsloe, 7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah.
April 18, 2016 | General News
Georgia 4-H turns to oysters, volunteers to combat erosion on Tybee Island
This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.
April 16, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA students raise $177,226.74 to fight cancer
More than 2,000 students participated in the 17th Annual University of Georgia Relay for Life overnight from April 15-16 at the intramural fields. The night culminated with the announcement that the student fundraising teams had raised a total of $177,226.74 toward this year's campaign.
April 15, 2016 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in 2016 national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will once again offer free eye exam screenings to service animals this May as part of the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. The Animal Eye Care Clinic, located in Five Points, will also participate in the program.
April 15, 2016 | General News
Georgia Museum of Art to reach out to low-income families
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia became the first museum in the state to commit officially to serving low-income families through the Museums for All program. Organized by the Association of Children's Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Museums for All encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.