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Sustainability works its way into curriculum

Sustainability works its way into curriculum

An Office of Sustainability initiative is prompting faculty to incorporate environmental issues into their courses.

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Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Researchers make peanut genome breakthrough

Their work could lead to stronger, better peanut varieties to help feed the world.

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Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

Wherever you look, UGA is ‘greening up’

UGA increases its eco-friendly footprint through a variety of on-campus projects.

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Amazing Student

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Kwevitoukoui (Brad) Hounkpati

Thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship and the advice of a UGA alumnus working in Africa with the Peace Corps, Brad Hounkpati ended up on campus for intensive study of his favorite insect, the African ladybeetle.

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Tony Lowe

Tony Lowe, associate professor in the School of Social Work, helps his students understand the need to be “fearless lifelong learners” and effective social work advocates.

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Campus Closeup

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Laura Kviklys

As Laura Kviklys was digging through the diaries and letters of Colonial Quaker women from Philadelphia for her undergraduate thesis, she wanted a different way to view her historical heroines. 

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Symphonic Band to perform

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The UGA Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the year April 23 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. The ensemble, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Michael Robinson, is made up of talented undergraduate music majors, music minors and non-majors from across campus.

Baseball team travels to Vanderbilt

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The Diamond Dogs will hit the road for a three-game series against Vanderbilt April 25 at 7:30 p.m., April 26 at 3 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. Follow the live action on georgiadogs.com.

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Earth Week features sustainability panel and films
As part of UGA Earth Week, a panel will discuss "Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens" April 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room at Dean Rusk Hall. This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. At 7 p.m. that day, a "green" mini film festival is scheduled for Tate Student Center Theatre, featuring film shorts provided by the Eco-Focus Film Festival.

Today's events

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8:00 am
Administrative Professionals Day Conference
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
8:00 am
College of Environment and Design Critique Week
Jackson Street Building
9:00 am
Class: Medicinal Salves
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
10:00 am
Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing
Administration Building
11:00 am
Denim Day
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
12:00 pm
“The Gendered Politics of Food”
Tate Student Center
2:00 pm
Artful Conversation: Robert Gwathmey
Georgia Museum of Art
3:30 pm
Meeting: University Council
Tate Student Center
3:30 pm
Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens
Dean Rusk Hall
4:00 pm
Genetics Seminar
Davison Life Sciences Complex
6:00 pm
Small Business Financing Forum
Chicopee Complex
6:00 pm
“Proof Your Paper”
Library | Main
7:00 pm
Sustainability Short Film Festival
Tate Student Center
7:00 pm
Lecture: Jim Porter
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
8:00 pm
Concert: UGA Symphonic Band
Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
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