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How to Teach Student Entrepreneurs to Start a Business

For 26 students at the University of Georgia, entrepreneurship is a way of life—it’s their friends, their home and their classwork. Part of the Launchpad, a new living, learning community, the students live together and take a seminar where they...
17-Oct-2018 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Alligators Shed Light on Reproductive Disorders

Researchers from the University of Georgia have discovered that timing of exposure is a key factor in how certain contaminants affect the reproductive system—information that may help scientists understand the causes of reproductive disorders in...
16-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Do mobile messages about HPV work?

New research from the University of Georgia suggests that in the case of HPV, health care providers shouldn’t place too much faith in the smart device alone to get their message across.
11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why venting at work just makes you angrier

Venting about unfair situations at work may do more harm than good, according to a new University of Georgia study.
4-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Seek Vaccine for ‘Traveler’s Diarrhea’

A joint effort between the University of Georgia and the University of Texas at Austin has discovered how ETEC works to cause disease. They are using this information in an effort to develop a preventive vaccine for travelers.
25-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'’ re-launches as journalism resource for covering community poverty issues

A website packed with resources, curated content and checklists for journalists has been redesigned and relaunched by Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
24-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Self-Regulation Significant to Overcoming Early Adversity

“Would you rather have $14 today or $25 in 19 days?” Researchers studied adults aged 18-25 from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and found that self-regulation may hold the key to helping young adults overcome their risk for developing alcohol...
19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Micronizing Ocean Plastics Threaten Sea Turtle Populations, Ocean Life Cycle

Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and nutritional deficiencies, according to new research from Loggerhead Marinelife Center...
17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stigma of depression hurts African American populations more than others

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


Ruling addresses an issue that has stymied states for years

11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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

The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is combating plastic pollution, a problem that has been piling up—quite literally—for decades.
8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Important Questions Asked by Upcoming Horror Movie ‘Hereditary’

4-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT


Robust decision rules in favor of baker’s right not to bake cake

4-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Dog Days of Summer: Vet Tips for Pet Safety

25-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Why Are We So Interested in the Royal Wedding?

15-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT

We Need to Know More About Gina Haspel’s Past

3-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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