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November 17, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

Saleen Martin

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Articles by Saleen Martin

Sep. 25 2017

Unit-based teams keep university operational during weather closing

During times of inclement weather and other campus closures, many university employees step up to keep essential services running.

That held true earlier this month when UGA closed for two days after Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for all of Georgia's 159 counties due to Tropical Storm Irma, which damaged trees and caused power outages across the state-—including on the UGA campus and throughout Athens-Clarke County. Several UGA units went above and beyond their normal duties to keep the university operational during the closing.


Sep. 25 2017

Two new UGA teams help local community during Irma

In addition to keeping the university operational when it was closed because of Tropical Storm Irma, two groups from UGA pitched in to help the local community.

May. 1 2017

Up on the roof

There's something different about the geography-geology building roof.

Apr. 3 2017

Design charrette helps students learn about community development and problem-solving

A group of UGA students spent a recent weekend planning new developments in Winterville, a small, rural city in eastern Clarke County, where they worked with the public to identify environmental design problems in the community and find solutions.

Mar. 27 2017

Doctoral candidate carries out Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service and equality

A student, a graduate assistant, a therapist and a leader: Elizabeth Louis wears many hats in the UGA and Athens communities.

Mar. 20 2017

Student-run composting program turns food scraps into fertilizer

It's an all-too-common sight: banana peels, coffee grounds and other organic waste going straight into the trash bin in offices across the UGA campus.

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