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Journalist discusses war on terror coverage, experiences during annual McGill Lecture

Journalist Souad Mekhennet doesn't run from the difficult stories. She runs toward them because they're important to tell.

Wofford College administrator to join Student Affairs at UGA

Beate Brunow has been named director of Student Affairs academic partnerships and initiatives at the University of Georgia.

Spotlight participation tops 23,000

More than 23,000 people participated in the University of Georgia's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts festival last month, and planning is already underway for the 2018 festival.

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens dedicated to fighting homelessness

The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens is an organization dedicated to fighting homelessness in Athens-Clarke County. Composed of 36 Athens-area religious congregations, the network seeks to help a specific and vulnerable group: homeless families.

Panelists: Plastic kills marine life, has health implications for all

While you may envision plastic water bottles and bags floating in an ocean, even the stuff you can't see could be killing marine life—and scientists are working to understand the health implications of microplastics on people, animals and Earth.

Assistant professor ‘flips’ classroom so that students become more involved

In the classroom or in the field, the name of the game for assistant professor Anne Marie Zimeri's teaching style is hands-on.

Archeologist details search for Georgia’s Spanish missions

Archeology answers history's unresolved questions, according to David Hurst Thomas, curator of anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History. He spoke Nov. 17 as part of UGA's fall 2017 Signature Lecture series. His visit was sponsored by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the anthropology department.

Land use scholar named College of Environment and Design dean

Sonia Hirt, a seasoned administrator and one of the world's foremost scholars of land use and planning, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design.

Georgia CTSA fosters excellence in research for faculty, students

Citizens in every Georgia county, particularly rural and underserved populations, will benefit from UGA's participation in the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, funded by a new five-year, $51 million grant from the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Clinical and Translational Sciences.

Information technology VP: Demand continues for computing resources

The demand for research computing resources for ­faculty and researchers at UGA continues to grow, said Vice ­President for Information Technology Timothy M. Chester, Nov. 15 during his annual State of Technology address.

CyberArch program to take UGA expertise to Georgia communities

The University of Georgia is extending its cybersecurity expertise across the state through a new initiative that will help businesses and communities identify ways to safeguard against potentially devastating cyberattacks.

University mourns passing of Davion, philosophy department head, and Smith, former SREL director

University mourns passing of Vicky Davion, philosophy department head, and Michael Smith, former SREL director

‘Break down silos’

University of Georgia students who experience difficult circumstances receive personalized, comprehensive support thanks to an innovative approach by UGA Student Care and Outreach.

Three UGA faculty members named AAAS Fellows

Three University of Georgia faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed by their peers for "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."

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