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New partnership opens up opportunities at community center

December 19, 2017
The University of Georgia is working with the Athens Housing Authority to connect with residents and offer new programming.

State-of-the-art lab opens for athletic training students

October 20, 2017
A new donation helps enhance the learning experience by funding realistic mannequins to help simulate injuries and examinations.

UGA researchers to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

September 26, 2017
Thanks to a $2.1 million study funded by the National Science Foundation, the UGA College of Engineering and the UGA College of Education will develop a model course that prepares elementary school teachers to more efficiently teach mathematics, science and coding using interdisciplinary approaches.

Research examines the creative process for a hit TV show

August 7, 2017
Findings from a recent presentation could have wider implications throughout the entertainment industry.

Local middle-schoolers interpret art through hip-hop

June 30, 2017
If you visited the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia on a Tuesday afternoon this June, you might have heard someone rapping about women's empowerment.

Presidential Scholars event highlights UGA connections

June 13, 2017
The first-ever awards program honors a College alumna, while a new partnership with UGA houses the Scholars' archive.

A concussion may affect your driving even after symptoms disappear, study finds

February 6, 2017
Even though participants felt like they had recovered from their concussion, they were still likely to drive erratically while using a driving simulator.

Stocking up for a storm goes beyond your pantry, researcher says

January 6, 2017
The last-minute stockpiling may be driven by childhood experiences or weather-related trauma.

Partnership helps English language learners in 2 countries

December 18, 2016
The partnership draws from research from the College of Education's Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, which found a particular method of instruction called "instructional conversation" was extremely successful in helping English-language learners catch up with their peers.

OLLI@UGA welcomes new executive director

December 8, 2016
Tim Meehan brings with him years of experience managing nonprofit organizations in the United Kingdom.

Planning, preparation help ease stress of powerful storm

October 5, 2016
Empty shelves of bread and canned goods aren't just a sign of last-minute hurricane cravings—the purchases are also a coping mechanism.

Study: New high school heat guidelines 'very successful'

September 20, 2016
Rules governing high school athletes have gone a long way to prevent exertional heat illness, according to a new study by the Georgia High School Association and researchers at the University of Georgia.

'Poe-tober' events haunt Athens this fall

September 16, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe-themed activities sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts

Rural location, race influence students' access to college, according to new study

August 31, 2016
Students from rural communities who want to attend college face challenges on their pathways to higher education, according to a new study from a College of Education researcher.

Study reinforces dangers of football's early practice days

August 23, 2016
The four-year study evaluated the rates of exercise-related heat illness among NCAA football players at 60 colleges across the United States.

Study: Player-on-player hits cause more serious head impacts

July 21, 2016
In football, player-vs.-player hits will likely cause more severe head impacts than other impacts, according to a new study by a College of Education researcher.

Exercise can help adults better cope with ADHD symptoms

June 17, 2016
Exercise, even a small amount, can help alleviate symptoms of ADHD in adults, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.

Study finds ultrasound is reliable, inexpensive way to measure health

June 10, 2016
When kinesiology graduate student Hui-Ju Young began looking into ways to use ultrasound to measure muscle health, she had no idea her research would be based on cattle-and cuts of beef.

Study finds childhood fitness reduces long-term cardiovascular risks of childhood obesity

May 31, 2016
A new study from a group of international researchers has identified a potentially effective tool to reduce the long-term health risks of childhood obesity: aerobic exercise.

Second NEA 'Big Read' grant brings more poetry to Athens area

May 27, 2016
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), the Athens community can enjoy a series of poetry events this June and another one in the fall.