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Vol. 43, No. 34

April 25, 2016

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Esther van der Knaap, a professor of horticulture in the Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics joined the university through the Presidential Extraordinary Research Faculty Hiring Initiative.

Critical mass

Presidential Extraordinary Research Faculty Hiring Initiative builds on UGA’s Signature Themes

Pejman Rohani's research is inherently collaborative, and he says the number and diversity of infectious disease researchers at UGA creates an extraordinary environment for discovery.

Terry College of Business launches Women’s Initiative

UGA's Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.

National Science Foundation funds $5M Cape Hatteras study

Sometimes called the "graveyard of the Atlantic" because of the number of shipwrecks, the waters off Cape Hatteras on the North Carolina coast are some of the least understood on the Eastern Seaboard. UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Dana Savidge is leading a team, which includes UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Catherine Edwards, to investigate the dynamic forces that characterize those waters.

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame to induct 5 new members

Five new members, including the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize, have been elected to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame at UGA Libraries.

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