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Newswise: Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

Article ID: 718069

Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

University of Georgia

According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in 2018 Georgia had the seventh highest number of human trafficking cases in the U.S., including both sex and labor trafficking victims.

Released:
27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: 5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

Article ID: 716918

5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

University of Georgia

With eight hurricanes predicted this season, an expert shares ways homeowners can be prepared.

Released:
5-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715527

Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

University of Georgia

As the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 2019, UGA Today talked with Ben Davis, a professor of mechanical engineering at UGA, about the wide-ranging benefits of this technological triumph. Before coming to UGA, Davis was a propulsion vibrations analyst at NASA.

Released:
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 705248

Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

University of Georgia

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of research suggests that chronic loneliness carries serious health risks.

Released:
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 702953

‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200

University of Georgia

An interview with professor Roxanne Eberle, who specializes in Romantic literature and has taught "Frankenstein" to students for years.

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29-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 701897

Stigma of depression hurts African American populations more than others

University of Georgia

The stigma associated with mental illness prevents many people from seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on black Americans, according to Rosalyn Denise Campbell, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work.

Released:
9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 695879

World Oceans Day: UGA Professor Jenna Jambeck to Speak to United Nations

University of Georgia

The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is combating plastic pollution, a problem that has been piling up—quite literally—for decades.

Released:
8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691729

Expert Makes Case for “New” Disaster Training

University of Georgia

In the face of more frequent and deadly events, University of Georgia disaster management expert Curt Harris argues that more regular citizens need to be prepared to help others in the event of a disaster.

Released:
26-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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

Article ID: 686886

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

University of Georgia

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.

Released:
14-Dec-2017 2:45 PM EST
Newswise: New Book Looks at Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution

Article ID: 640692

New Book Looks at Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution

University of Georgia

There are two forms of personal banking in America. For those who can afford it, there are checking accounts, ATMs, and debit cards. For everyone else—including the 70 million Americans who don’t have a bank account or access to traditional financial services—there are “fringe loans”: payday lenders, title loans, and pawn shops. As Mehrsa Baradaran documents in How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy, limited access to banking is both widespread and staggeringly expensive:

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30-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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