Around the Arch

Give up the funk

A UGA researcher has invented a new technology that can inexpensively render medical linens and clothing, face masks, paper towels—even diapers, intimate apparel and athletic wear—permanently germ-free. The simple and inexpensive anti-microbial technology works on natural and synthetic materials. It can …

Nurses get connected

Students from a College of Education class designed and implemented a wireless network system for the Athens Nurses Clinic that allows medical practitioners to share information about the clinic’s patients more rapidly and efficiently. The ANC, one of only four free …

Shaping our world

A colorful new six-by-seven-foot mural painted by local elementary school students now brightens a third floor wall of the College of Education’s Aderhold Hall, thanks to a collaborative effort led by a group of UGA art education students. Titled “Shaping our …

When life hands you lemons

Whit Davis Elementary School first graders Abigail Chen (left) and Emma Rentz listen to UGA entomologist Joe McHugh as he talks to their class as part of LemonAid on May 3. More than 20 faculty members from the Division of Biological …

Engineering skills in practice

A class project for three sophomore engineering students resulted in a device that enables children without fingers to safely ride a bicycle. The project, for the course Design Methodology Systems Approach, required students to find a need, develop a plan to …

A time to restore

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia received a two-year grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to restore native and diverse plant species to five acres of floodplain along the Middle Oconee River. Abandoned greenhouses and support buildings will …

Artful air travel

“All Creatures Great and Small,” part of the permanent collection at the Georga Museumof Art will be on display at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as part of the Airport Art Program. Pieces in the exhibit also are on loan from Carl And …

UGA golfer wins Nationwide event

Russell Henley Russell Henley (BSFCS ’11) won the Stadion Classic golf tournament played on the UGA Golf Course in May, becoming only the second amateur in history to win a Nationwide event. Henley, a three-time all American, shot a 3-under-par …

Searching for a change in the weather

The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to identify and promote ways pine forests can be used to mitigate and adapt to climate …

Best in show

A BARK out to … UGA students and alumni Doug Eudy, Katy Riccione, Muktha Natrajan, Jessica Mitchell, Tulsi Patel (BS ’09), David Schaeffer, Amy Styer, Stanley Underwood (AB ’10), Amelia Villasenor, Mark Wiest, Jessica Winek (BS ’09), Emily Dale Broder (AB …

Let’s Move!

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will participate in Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens, an initiative supported by first lady Michelle Obama and national museum and botanical garden leaders. The program aims to engage 20 million young people in activities and …

ASPIRE Counseling

A one-of-a-kind clinic in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences provides Athens-area residents counseling on individual and relationship issues, finances, housing and nutrition.
Known by the acronym ASPIRE, which stands for Acquiring Strategies for Personal Improvement and Relationship Enhancement, the clinic …

Preserving history

Students in the School of Social Work are collaborating with UGA’s Archway Partnership to help preserve the oral history of Hart County while gaining valuable experience in working with older citizens. For the last year and a half, students in Associate …

Save the beaches

UGA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have teamed up to create a cell phone app that will allow beachgoers to report debris that has washed onshore. Available through iTunes and the Android Market, the easy-to-use Southeast Atlantic Marine …

Foundations unite

Bill Young Jr. John Spalding                         The UGA Foundation and the Arch Foundation for the University of Georgia in July came together as a single entity in support of …

Packing a punch, financially

A study by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the Terry College of Business shows UGA continued to be a powerful financial force for the Athens area in fiscal year 2010, pumping more than $2 billion into the local economy, …