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Zell Miller, who served as Georgia state senator, lieutenant governor, governor and a U.S. Senator, will provide a historical perspective of the Georgia General Assembly as the featured speaker.

In the height of Georgia’s apple season, it’s easy to find a variety of fresh, high-quality fruit on the produce shelves. But this isn’t always the case in poorer or newer countries.

For more than a decade, UGA’s incoming freshman class has had stronger academic credentials than the classes that entered previously. The classes have also started to become more diverse ethnically diverse.

Eight-year-old Lucy Zhu looks like any other child in her classroom. She is an adorable Chinese girl with a charismatic smile that carries her through good days and bad. She is also hard of hearing.

This semester, seven students armed with sensors, data loggers and other monitoring devices will poke around the Driftmier Engineering Center searching for evidence of energy waste.

September, a month of great significance to many Latin American countries, is appropriately designated Hispanic Heritage Month.

Family and friends of the late music impresario and Capricorn Records co-founder Phil Walden visited UGA to announce the creation of a fund to support the Music Business Certificate Program.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, will participate in a conference on January 19-21, 2007, at the University of Georgia to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Carter’s inauguration as president.

Trichloroethylene (TCE), an industrial solvent, is classified as an animal, and possibly a human, carcinogen.  Georgia is the eighth largest industrial producer of TCE.

Brutus stood patiently as yet another student pulled on a glove up to her shoulder. The steer has gotten used to people sticking their hands through the tube in his side, reaching into his stomach and squeezing a handful of…

“There’s a certain time in your career when you have the desire to give back — to share what you may know,” says Radcliffe Bailey, an artist whose works adorn the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Chicago Art Institute, and…