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August 2018

Study shows sports betting drives viewership

August 6, 2018
According to a study by Steven Salaga in the department of kinesiology, viewers stay tuned to games longer when either team has a chance to cover the point spread.

Student’s concussion research takes her to U.S. Air Force Academy

August 7, 2018
Michelle Weber’s dissertation work will contribute to issues affecting the military.

Study discovers 'switch' that helps muscles heal, regenerate

August 7, 2018
Controlling 'satellite cells' may help treat certain diseases and aging issues.

Professor speaks on effort to bring mental health treatment to Spanish-speaking populations

August 15, 2018
Through the bilingual counseling program BIEN Bilingual Clinic at the Latin American Association (Athens), students in the College’s counseling program are reaching the Athens-area Hispanic population and addressing a real need.

Alumnus’ batik paintings garner prestigious 1858 Prize

August 17, 2018
The Gibbes Museum of Art and its member auxiliary group Society 1858 will name Leo Twiggs (Ed.D. ’70) the winner on Monday when it announces the results of its annual juried competition.

Faculty member honored by alma mater

August 17, 2018
Longtime faculty member Carl Glickman, whose pioneering work in education during the civil rights era continues to inform his classes today, was recently honored by Colby College.

'Cookies' and 'Crumbles' help kids realize their appetite for science

August 22, 2018
A science education game developed by a College of Education faculty member wins the 2018 International Serious Play Award.

Media mention: Kinesiology professor’s research continues to protect student athletes

August 22, 2018
In a recent interview on The Weather Channel, Don Corr of the Georgia High School Association explains how UGA research is today protecting student athletes.

Professor’s visit to Israel spreads lessons of language

August 30, 2018
Speaking at several conferences and events, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor introduced a variety of educators to ways the arts can enhance language learning.