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Vol. 43, No. 6

August 31, 2015

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Thirty-eight UGA faculty members got an introduction to Georgia, its people, geography, history and culture during the 2015 New Faculty Tour. The five-day trip stretched from Athens, through Gainesville and Dahlonega, Atlanta, Senoia, Warner Robins, Tifton, Waycross, Savannah and Sandersville.

New faculty take whirlwind trip through Georgia

One of the first things Jane McPherson did when she got into the classroom at the beginning of the semester was have her Master of Social Work students circle their hometown on a large map. Having just returned from the 2015 New Faculty Tour, she has an appreciation for critical issues facing the state and how UGA can play a role in helping address them.

Georgia Informatics Institute for Research, Education takes shape

UGA is building upon its established strengths in the interdisciplinary field of informatics by creating the Georgia Informatics Institute for Research and Education.

UGA ranked No. 3 in best values college list

UGA is ranked No. 3 in Washington Monthly magazine's list of "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Southeast 2015" for being one of the best values for students.

Tour to showcase contributions to state’s leading industry

With more than a $72 billion impact on the state's economy, agriculture is the largest industry in Georgia, and UGA is comprehensively engaged with the industry to ensure its success and continued contributions to Georgia's economy. From the technical assistance offered through UGA Cooperative Extension to research advances that promise safer, sustainable and more productive agricultural practices, farmers and food industry leaders rely on UGA's expertise.

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