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Campus Kitchen keeps food on the table

Employees and volunteers harvest food and deliver prepared meals and bags of groceries to 53 food-insecure families in the area. Food comes for local gardens and grocery stores.
2-Apr-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The future of Science Hill

The plan will renovate, rebuild and modernize University of Georgia's STEM research.
18-Mar-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tips for proper leftover food safety techniques

If you are doing more cooking than usual due to coronavirus-related concerns, it’s important to make sure leftovers are stored properly.
17-Mar-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Natural killer’ cells could halt Parkinson’s progression

Researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and their colleagues have found that “natural killer” white blood cells could guard against the cascade of cellular changes that lead to Parkinson’s disease and help...
16-Mar-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Now is the time to act on the coronavirus

I am the Director of the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia. My colleagues and I have been following COVID-19 since the middle of January. Our analysis of the data leads me to believe that serious action now...
12-Mar-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Feeding wildlife can disrupt animal social structures

A team of researchers from the University of Georgia and San Diego State University has found that the practice of feeding wildlife could be more detrimental to animals than previously thought.
10-Mar-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In U.S., changing self-concept can lower well-being

American culture values the freedom to change and reinvent one’s self. A new study, however, reveals that Americans who do change tend to report a lower sense of well-being.
3-Mar-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Class redesign increases student success in math

A significant redesign of two foundational mathematics courses at the University of Georgia has led to remarkable gains in student success, including an increase from 65% to 85% of students who pass precalculus.
19-Feb-2020 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


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What happens when sports are canceled?

Professor offers insights in the new void in society
1-Apr-2020 11:10 AM EDT

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Food safety expert: takeout is a low-risk option

Takeout is a good choice to lower risk of exposure because it reduces the number of touch points relative to eating in a restaurant, said food safety expert.
25-Mar-2020 11:05 AM EDT

Tips for working from home with kids

Two University of Georgia family and education experts/faculty have a few recommendations to keep your kids engaged and hopefully provide opportunities to get work done.
18-Mar-2020 3:15 PM EDT

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How to prepare your family for COVID-19

Professor shares what people can do now should the infection spread.
5-Mar-2020 2:45 PM EST

How to talk to your child about coronavirus

With stories about coronavirus plastering almost every news site, it can be more than a little daunting to sort through the information without freaking out. And if adults are worried, you can bet your kids probably are too.
5-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST

Communicating about coronavirus can be difficult

Communicating effectively during an outbreak can be tricky for government agencies charged with protecting the public, according to Glen Nowak, former director of media relations at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and professor of...
3-Feb-2020 1:55 PM EST

Gauging the threat posed by the coronavirus

Wearing a surgical mask is unlikely to protect healthy people from the novel coronavirus that originated in China, and influenza likely poses a much greater threat to Americans, according to José Cordero, professor of epidemiology and...
3-Feb-2020 1:50 PM EST

How first responders can protect themselves from the coronavirus

Healthcare personnel working on the front lines to contain and prevent the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in China need to take special, yet common, precautions to keep themselves and others safe.
3-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST

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