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Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

Virtual world helps students ‘break through’

Virtual worlds, smartphones boost access for students with disabilities to careers in STEM fields.

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to mental health

Vitamin D deficiency linked to mental health

Researchers find that the crucial vitamin has a possible regulatory role on seasonal affective disorder.

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‘Adventure’ program brings new life to marine outreach

‘Adventure’ program brings new life to marine outreach

UGA scientists use underwater robots to excite students about science.

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Ambassador Andrew Young gives MLK Celebration Freedom Breakfast speech

Ambassador Andrew Young, the former mayor of Atlanta, was a strategist and negotiator with King during the civil rights campaigns in Birmingham and Selma. He recalled his experience with the civil rights leader during his talk on Jan 23: "Ultimately, he (King) believed that all humans beings had a streak of decency that could be brought forth if you treated them with respect and decency."

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Isaac Hopkins

Isaac Hopkins, an English and theatre studies major, has found a home on the stage at UGA and beyond. The young playwright has already had four of his plays published.

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Stephen Ramos

Stephen Ramos and his students in the College of Environment and Design put their skills into practice across Georgia and around the world.

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Amy Miller

When she was 6 years old, Amy Miller played Gretel in her church's production of Hansel and Gretel. The experience of curling her hair, wearing mascara and taking to the stage impacted her so much that the arts have been a part of her life ever since. 

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Magdalene founder to open lecture series

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Becca Stevens, founder of Magdalene, a residential community in Nashville, Tennessee, for women who have survived trafficking, prostitution and addiction, will be the first speaker in a new Innovators Lecture series Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chapel. In 2001, she founded Thistle Farms, a social enterprise that employs 50 residents and graduates of Magdalene. Stevens will speak about the history and model of Thistle Farms.

Men’s basketball team to host Vanderbilt

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The men’s basketball team will play Vanderbilt University Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Tickets are $15. The SEC Network will televise the game.

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Students to perform in Concerto Concert
Student musicians from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will perform virtuosic concerti and opera arias with the UGA Symphony Orchestra in their annual Concerto Competition Concert Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. Tickets are $10, or $5 with a UGACard.

Today's events

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9:00 am
Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy Training
Training and Development Center
2:00 pm
Guest Lecture: Mequitta Ahuja
Lamar Dodd School of Art
2:00 pm
Forum: Sound Minds, Sound Bodies and College Sports
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
2:00 pm
Spring Tuesday Tour
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
2:00 pm
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop
Instructional Plaza
3:30 pm
UGA Extension 101 Lecture
Food Sciences Building
4:00 pm
Ecology Seminar
Ecology Building
4:00 pm
Portfolio Workshop
Davison Life Sciences Complex
6:30 pm
Garden Travels With Wilf Nicholls
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
6:30 pm
Innovators Lecture: Becca Stevens
Chapel
7:00 pm
Meeting: CHUGALUG Linux Users Group
7:00 pm
Men’s Basketball vs. Vanderbilt
Stegeman Coliseum
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