January 26, 2015
Under sunny blue skies, some UGA students, faculty and staff spent their day off work and class bettering the Athens community.
As the Georgia General Assembly convened Jan. 12, Gov. Nathan Deal submitted his budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. Included in the governor's proposal are two key capital construction projects for UGA in fiscal year 2016, which will begin July 1.
The Ebola epidemic in Liberia likely could be eliminated by June if the current high rate of hospitalization and vigilance can be maintained, according to a new model developed by ecologists at UGA and Pennsylvania State University.
The University of Georgia Research Foundation has received an additional $710,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its research into the elimination of schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease affecting millions of people throughout most of Africa and some of Asia, the Middle East and the Americas, to include studies on control and elimination of intestinal worms that infect almost 2 billion people globally.