February 13, 2017 | Research News
Old into new: Geneticists track the evolution of parenting
University of Georgia researchers have confirmed that becoming a parent brings about more than just the obvious offspring-it also rewires the parents' brain.
February 10, 2017 | Research News
UGA researcher explores how light can solve wireless space shortage
Mable Fok, an assistant professor of engineering, received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study how photonics can be used to identify and harness unused holes in the radio frequency spectrum.
February 9, 2017 | Research News
UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield
A team of UGA researchers is developing a robotic system of all-terrain rovers and unmanned aerial drones that can quickly and accurately gather and analyze crop data.
February 8, 2017 | General News
Extension viticulture specialist to help state’s vineyards
UGA Extension recently hired its first full-time wine grape Extension specialist.
January 20, 2017 | Research News
Sundance film ‘Chasing Coral’ features UGA ecologist James W. Porter
"Chasing Coral" follows scientists charting the loss of coral reefs around the world.
January 17, 2017 | Events on Campus
Spring 2017 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
The University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series for spring 2017 will feature visits from nationally and internationally recognized figures in fields ranging from artificial intelligence to public health and dance.
January 11, 2017 | Research News
Researchers receive Moore Foundation grant to study the global ocean microbiome
A $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will allow University of Georgia researchers to uncover answers about an important metabolic link that takes place in the Earth's oceans.
January 10, 2017 | General News
UGA launches unique MBA-engineering dual degree program
The University of Georgia is launching a new dual degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA within five years. The program, offered through the university's Terry College of Business and its College of Engineering, is the first and only combined Bachelor of Science and MBA degree offered at an institution in the University System of Georgia.
December 19, 2016 | Research News
White ibis salmonella shedding increases with urbanization, new UGA study finds
The more urbanized a place is, the more white ibises there are carrying salmonella-the same kind that can make people sick, a new University of Georgia study has found.
December 13, 2016 | Research News
Eat and be eaten: Invasive scavengers in Hawaii alter island nutrient cycle
Researchers from the University of Georgia have found that invasive species on Hawaii Island, or the Big Island of Hawaii, may be especially successful invaders because they are formidable scavengers of carcasses of other animals and after death, a nutrient resource for other invasive scavengers.
December 12, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers calculating northern bobwhite population, survival rates
University of Georgia researchers have been tasked with figuring out how many northern bobwhites are out there-and whether rabbit hunting is interfering with quail hunting in east Georgia hunting grounds.
December 1, 2016 | Research News
UGA-led research team discovers a pathogen’s motility triggers immune response
Until now, a pathogen's ability to move through the body has been overlooked as a possible trigger of immune response, but new research from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine found that motility will indeed alarm the host and activate an immune response.
November 21, 2016 | Research News
Plant compounds may boost brain function in older adults, study says
The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colors might be able to bolster brain functioning in older adults, according to a recent study from the University of Georgia.
November 17, 2016 | General News
College of Engineering plans to restructure, create three new schools
The University of Georgia's College of Engineering will reorganize its administrative structure under a plan approved Nov. 16 by the University Council.
November 16, 2016 | General News
UGA’s stable isotope lab becomes largest in North America
The Center for Applied Isotope Studies at the University of Georgia is already world-renowned, but the center's role in the scientific community just became even bigger.