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Vol. 43, No. 36

May 23, 2016

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Magnify Commencement Spring 2016-Ryan Seacrest-h.
Ryan Seacrest waves to the crowd during the 2016 spring undergraduate Commencement processional. Seacrest encouraged the class to "Make sure you happen to the day instead of it happening to you."

‘Make it happen’

Commencement speakers encourage graduates to make the most of the life that awaits them

Ryan Seacrest encouraged action as he addressed students, their family and friends, and faculty and staff at the undergraduate Commencement May 13.

Task force tackles alcohol, drug abuse on USG campuses

A University System of Georgia task force has provided recommendations to curb alcohol and substance abuse across the system's colleges and universities.

USDA grant funds safety study of food stabilizing agent

UGA food engineer Fanbin Kong has been awarded a $496,317 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study the safety of nanocellulose—a light, solid substance obtained from plant matter, generally wood pulp—and how it affects the way humans digest food and absorb nutrients.

Peabody Awards, Facebook launch Futures of Media Award

The Peabody Awards and Facebook have created a new prize honoring excellence and innovation in digital storytelling.

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