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March 23, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

Aaron Hale

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Articles by Aaron Hale

Mar. 13 2017

Career outcomes rate for UGA’s Class of 2016 at 95 percent

The UGA Career Center is reporting a 95 percent career outcomes rate for the Class of 2016—13 percent higher than the national average. That rate reflects the percentage of students who are either employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment within an average of six months after graduating.

Feb. 13 2017

‘Transforming research’

Nov. 7 2016

A new home base: Student veterans bring range of backgrounds, experiences to UGA

Undergraduate Jamal Shelton spent most of his military career performing the difficult, but necessary, task of handling the remains of U.S. Marines killed in service.

Oct. 31 2016

USG leads nation in providing access to free online textbooks

The University System of Georgia has been a nationwide leader in helping students save money through free online textbooks. UGA has been at the forefront of those efforts, helping its students save more than $2 million in textbooks since 2013.

Oct. 24 2016

Early experience

The first scientific laboratory experience for Michael Pierce, director of the UGA Cancer Center, wasn't glamorous. He got a job cleaning glassware and mixing solutions as an undergraduate at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Oct. 24 2016

Fundraiser for charitable organizations underway

The Campaign for Charities is underway at UGA to collect pledges and money for local and state charitable organizations.

Sep. 26 2016

Employees earn certificate at annual Embracing Diversity event

Listening to diverse points of view in the UGA community is a way for faculty, staff and students to enhance their learning experience, said Arthur Tripp, assistant to UGA President Jere W. Morehead, at UGA's annual Embracing Diversity event Sept. 13 in the Chapel.

Sep. 26 2016

Blogger tells crowd to pursue dreams

In the world of Facebook news feeds and Twitter timelines, holding people's attention is the "currency" of an artist's work, said UGA alumnus Brandon Stanton, a best-selling author, photographer and founder of the popular blog Humans of New York.

Sep. 26 2016

Yale professor delivers Constitution Day talk

The U.S. Constitution, with its blueprint for self-governance, changed the direction of world history, said Akhil Reed Amar, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, during the Constitution Day lecture at the Chapel Sept. 16.

Sep. 19 2016

Measures help university reduce annual energy consumption by 20 percent

In keeping with its commitment to sustainability, UGA has reduced annual energy consumption by more than 20 percent since 2007, saving $5 million per year as a result. The reduction is the result of several measures, including infrastructure repairs and investments, replacement of the old coal-fired boiler, and individual efforts to conserve.

Sep. 19 2016

Fellows program promotes archives-based learning

With Google searches, online textbooks and e-readers, students increasingly rely on digital tools to learn without ever needing to pick up a physical book.

Sep. 6 2016

New visual identity for university unveiled as comprehensive capital campaign launch nears

UGA has updated its academic logo with all of the familiar elements of the old: the signature red and black, the iconic Arch and the university's founding date as the nation's first state-chartered university. The logo was updated in preparation for the launch of the public phase of the comprehensive capital campaign in November.

Sep. 6 2016

Olympians return

UGA welcomed home its Olympic student-athletes with a reception Aug. 31 at the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall. Admiring Georgia Bulldog and Team USA fans, including many families, got a chance to meet Olympic athletes who had a strong showing in Rio de Janeiro last month.

Sep. 6 2016

University’s certificate program in entrepreneurship begins campus-wide expansion

Some children dream of becoming doctors, others of becoming world-renowned scientists or movie stars. Robert Enck was the kind of kid who thought about new ideas to start a business.

Aug. 29 2016

For this former professional golfer, course is about more than the game

For those who love golf, the golf course is a place to compete or to unwind; it can be a place to be alone with one's thoughts or to socialize and make connections with others.

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