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Congratulations to our eight First Honor Graduates!

May 12, 2021
To be a First Honor Graduate, a student must maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average throughout their undergraduate studies, as well as in all college-level transfer work before or after enrolling at UGA.

New research may explain shortages in STEM careers

May 12, 2021
A new study by the University of Georgia revealed that more college students change majors within the STEM pipeline than leave the career path of science, technology, engineering and mathematics altogether.

Children’s problem solving extends beyond the brain

April 1, 2021
New research by associate professor Theodore Kopcha suggests that computational thinking in young children extends beyond the brain to include bodily movements and interactions with people and the environment.

Social media addiction linked to cyberbullying

March 30, 2021
According to a study by associate professor Amanda Giordano, higher social media addiction scores, more hours spent online, and identifying as male significantly predicted cyberbullying perpetration in adolescents.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2021 winners

March 26, 2021
Stories about the depth of a father-daughter relationship and recollections of a childhood spent in American internment camps during World War II topped the list of children's favorites for the 2021 Georgia Children's Book Awards.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

March 22, 2021
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

Exercise is key to strength and function in older women

March 17, 2021
According to a new research study by associate dean and professor Ellen Evans, higher protein diets prove less important for weight loss and maintaining physical function in older women.

State-funded pre-K may enhance students’ mathematical achievement

February 3, 2021
New research conducted by associate dean for academic programs and professor Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett shows the program has an impact on classroom success.

Cahnmann-Taylor sets the stage for Athens’ first Poet Laureate

January 28, 2021
Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the department of language and literacy education, will chair a selection committee that will nominate Athens-Clarke County’s first Poet Laureate.

College’s online master's programs ranked fourth overall by U.S. News and World Report

January 26, 2021
The Mary Frances Early College of Education also ranked in the top 10 for three online programs.