Culture / Living
February 12, 2016 | Events on Campus
Global Georgia to feature Do Good Fund photos, former NEH chair William Ferris
"Pictures of Us: Photographs from The Do Good Fund Collection," an exhibition currently on display in six venues on the University of Georgia campus and in the Athens community, will be the focal point for a series of public events this February.
February 12, 2016 | General News
Professor launches new journal exploring topics in education law
A new journal published by a University of Georgia professor is helping to establish UGA as a leader in the field of educational law and public policy.
February 9, 2016 | General News
History department launches summer public history program in D.C.
A new University of Georgia program in public history is offering students the opportunity to learn about the professional side of their discipline—through archiving artifacts, giving tours of historic sites or curating a historical collection of films—while living in Washington, D.C.
February 9, 2016 | General News
Finalist for campus dean of GRU/UGA Medical Partnership to visit Athens, Augusta
A finalist in the ongoing search for the position of campus dean of the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will visit Athens and Augusta later this month to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
February 9, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA offers small business expertise to farmers
The University of Georgia is combining its expertise in agriculture and economic development into a one-day conference later this month.
February 5, 2016 | Research News
Researchers work to change athletes’ perception, reporting of concussions
Just days before the kickoff of Super Bowl 50, University of Georgia researchers are announcing a study addressing ways to reduce the stigma surrounding concussions, an injury so commonly associated with football.
February 5, 2016 | General News
David Ligare exhibition to open Feb. 13 at Georgia Museum of Art
This February, as the winter starts to seem long and cold, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will transport visitors to the warmth of California with the exhibition "David Ligare: California Classicist" on display Feb. 13-May 8.
February 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Grady Sports students to cover 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Two University of Georgia students in the Grady Sports Media certificate program will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August to cover the 2016 Olympic Games.
February 3, 2016 | Research News
Researchers make link between genetics, aging
Scientists at the University of Georgia have shown that a hormone instrumental in the aging process is under genetic control, introducing a new pathway by which genetics regulates aging and disease.
February 2, 2016 | General News
Super Bowl 50 is going to be filled with celebrity endorsements, edgy content
This year's Super Bowl 50 ads will be packed with celebrities, say the faculty members at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
February 1, 2016 | Research News
Study: Vacations can lead to weight gain, contribute to ‘creeping obesity’
A week's vacation may leave many adults with a heavier midsection—extra weight that can hang around even six weeks post-vacation.
February 1, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Simon Kilmurry and Monica Pearson appointed to Peabody Awards Board of Jurors
The Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia has appointed Simon Kilmurry, executive director of the International Documentary Association, and Monica Pearson, and television news journalist, to its Board of Jurors. Additionally, Fred Young has been appointed chair of the Board of Jurors and Eddie Garrett the new vice chair. Both are already jurors and Young has previously served as vice chair. The announcement was made by Peabody Awards Director Jeffrey Jones.
January 29, 2016 | Research News
When loved ones battle cancer, families head to Web for information more than support
Loved ones of cancer patients are likely to search for further information about the disease online but less inclined to seek emotional support from social media forums, according to a University of Georgia study published recently in the journal Computers, Informatics, Nursing.
January 26, 2016 | Research News
Ecotourism, natural resource conservation proposed as allies to protect natural landscapes
If environmentalists want to protect fragile ecosytems from landing in the hands of developers—in the U.S. and around the globe—they should team up with ecotourists, according to a University of Georgia study published in the Journal of Ecotourism.
January 26, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to celebrate African-American life, history and culture during Black History Month
The University of Georgia will celebrate Black History Month 2016-"Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories"-with a wide variety of programs and activities across campus, including a keynote address by scholar and journalist Marc Lamont Hill and a gala celebration of the Harlem Renaissance.