Culture / Living
April 26, 2017 | General News
Winners announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program
Twelve faculty teams at the University of Georgia have been selected to receive research awards through the institution's Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program. More than 150 faculty teams submitted research proposals to this competitive program.
April 25, 2017 | General News
UGA receives $1 million NSF grant to extend STEM minority program
The University of Georgia will launch a new program to increase underrepresented minority enrollment in graduate programs in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
April 25, 2017 | Research News
‘Diet’ products can make you fat, study shows
High-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.
April 24, 2017 | Research News
A cancer in the family: One spouse’s diagnosis can lower household income
Caring for a husband or wife with cancer significantly diminishes family income, according to researchers from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, who tracked changes in employment and income among working-age couples in Canada.
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.