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Female CEOs Frequently Face Subtler Bias

Even when female CEOs break through the glass ceiling, the boards overseeing them often reflect a subtler sexism that affects relationships and, ultimately, performance, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
22-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

We Need a Better Influenza Vaccine

UGA researcher Ted Ross shares his thoughts on the future of flu prevention
15-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Feeding Wildlife Can Influence Migration, Spread of Disease

Animal migration patterns are changing as humans alter the landscape, according to new research from the University of Georgia. Those changes can affect wildlife interactions with parasites-with potential impacts on public health and on the...
13-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Behaviors Linked to High School Dropout Rates

The factors that may lead to a student's decision to leave school are complex, but a new study from the University of Georgia sheds light on how two behaviors-aggression and weak study skills-contribute to the problem.
12-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Game Reduces Hyperactivity and Delinquent Behavior in Children

A game that encourages good behavior, positive reinforcement and self-regulation can keep children on task and out of trouble, according to researchers at the University of Georgia and Pennsylvania State University.
8-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UGA Researchers Develop New Method to Improve Crops

A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new way to breed plants with better traits. By introducing a human protein into the model plant species Arabidopsis thaliana, researchers found that they could selectively activate silenced...
6-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


10 Tips for a Successful College Visit

March is the month many high schools schedule their spring breaks. Families with college-bound students may be embarking on campus visits, which can be one of the most enjoyable parts of the college search.
5-Mar-2018 4:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mothers Need Better Safe Infant Feeding Support Post-Disaster, UGA Study Finds

A new study from the University of Georgia highlights the need for humanitarian aid groups to be trained in safe infant and young child feeding protocols, following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and damaged almost...
1-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Don’t Play Chicken—Why Government Shutdowns Are Bad for the Country

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Four Smart Moves to Make with 2018 Tax Reform Paycheck Bump

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Four Things to Know About Facebook’s New Algorithm

30-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST


Experts Predict Another Good Year for Georgia’s Economy; Growth to Outpace the Nation

Georgia’s growth rate will outpace the national average in 2018, according to experts. The state’s employment will rise by 2 percent, nearly twice the 1.1 percent gain expected for the nation.
14-Dec-2017 2:45 PM EST

Communication Law Experts Available to Comment on Net Neutrality

14-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST

Medicine and Public Health in Nuclear War Diplomacy and Response

7-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT


Expert Q&A: North Korea Is a Rational Actor

5-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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