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July 28, 2014
When Caree Cotwright was in kindergarten, she was asked to return to her Atlanta preschool to give a graduation speech. At 5, it was Cotwright's first experience on stage. Ever since, she has loved all forms of the arts—from church plays to dance. It's no surprise then that while studying nutrition in graduate school at UGA, Cotwright wrote a rap song and a play to teach African-American elementary school students about healthy eating and exercise.
UGA has received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its efforts to educate math majors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The grant will be administered over a five-year period.
Registration is now open for the fall tobacco cessation sessions offered by students in the College of Pharmacy. The UGA campus will be tobacco free starting Oct. 1. This includes all cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes.
A new curator and a new director of membership joined the Georgia Museum of Art on July 1.