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Christopher James

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Apr. 24 2017

Professor receives national recognition for service-learning

Drive by the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue any day of the week and you're likely to see David Berle, a wide brimmed hat shading his face, working the fields alongside students.

Apr. 3 2017

Middle school gardens grow,  with some help from UGA

When Wick Prichard arrived at Clarke Middle School in 2014, his goal as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the University of Georgia was to turn the sustainability lessons he'd been teaching at summer camps into a daily curriculum.

Nov. 7 2016

Engineering students help determine infrastructure needs

UGA senior Mariana Ozier looked like a professional engineer, scribbling notes as she walked a site pegged for redevelopment in Griffin.

Nov. 7 2016

SBDC helps teach veterinary students about emergency preparedness

Dr. Joanna Davis wishes she had the chance to talk to firefighters, police officers and first responders when she was a UGA student two decades ago.

Oct. 3 2016

Faculty, students assess community health needs, get hands-on experience

An assessment of community health needs, led by UGA faculty and facilitated by the UGA Archway Partnership, has contributed to a new urgent care center for one middle Georgia county and resulted in a scholarly article in the Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association.

Sep. 6 2016

SBDC program helps small companies learn how to export goods

Thanks to UGA, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the U.S.

Aug. 22 2016

‘Blue and You’ helps police, youth address potential conflicts

In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, UGA has launched a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before they escalate into violence.

Aug. 22 2016

Two WeatherStem stations installed at university sites

New technology installed at two UGA locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.

Jul. 11 2016

New training program gives Georgia communities edge in attracting business

Kyle Fletcher is the one sitting in the classroom, but the new Georgia Certified Economic Developer Program offered by UGA is benefiting her entire community.

Jun. 13 2016

Ogeechee Technical College president named director of Georgia Center

Dawn Hall Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro, has been named director of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education at UGA, effective July 1.

May. 23 2016

Now 10 years old, UGA service-learning continues to grow

Service-learning was happening at UGA a decade ago. But the establishment of the Office of Service-Learning brought the pedagogy out of the shadows.

Apr. 25 2016

Professor helps rural communities with health

Henry Young wants to make the UGA College of Pharmacy a fixture in communities across Georgia.

Apr. 25 2016

Plant biologist builds bridge between academics, service

Wendy Zomlefer got fired up whenever she ventured out to the State Botanical Garden.

Feb. 29 2016

Fanning Institute hosts inaugural Community Leadership Conference

Jennifer Frum welcomed 110 attendees from 46 cities and 45 counties in three states to the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development's inaugural Community Leadership Conference on Feb. 10.

Feb. 8 2016

Study: Service-learning courses can boost salaries

Service-learning is already known to have a positive impact in the classroom but a UGA study shows it can help grow graduates' bank accounts as well.

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