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UGA launches school garden curriculum resource center for teachers

By   /  October 12, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet The Georgia Performance Standards-based lesson plans help make the most of school gardens Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has launched an online resource for Georgia teachers looking to start or take full advantage of their school’s gardens. Hundreds of schools in Georgia now have school gardens, [...]

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State of Public Health Conference to tackle health care reform on Oct. 3

By   /  September 26, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – Len M. Nichols, a renowned health care economist and professor of health policy at George Mason University, will address national health care reform in his keynote speech at the University of Georgia College of Public Health’s second annual State of Public Health Conference Oct. 3 at the [...]

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Ansel Symposium to address role of pharmacy in affordable care

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – The 10th Annual Howard C. Ansel Symposium at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will address an “Introduction to Affordable Care” and “Patient Safety and Roles for Pharmacy” on Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The six-hour event will provide an overview of the [...]

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UGA scientific divers discover 36,000-year-old Atlantic gray whale fossil

By   /  December 18, 2012  /  Education  /   Comments

Scientists working near Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary have uncovered the fossil of an extinct species of whale.

Tweet Athens, Ga. – While the Atlantic gray whale was hunted to extinction by the 1700s, the Pacific or California gray swims today with a population near its pre-whaling levels. University of Georgia scientists have published their discovery of an Atlantic gray whale fossil off the Georgia coast that has re-enlivened efforts to connect the [...]

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High school students from Southwest Georgia complete UGA’s Camp College

By   /  October 2, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet Special to the Journal Athens, Ga. – Nineteen rising high school sophomores and juniors from a nine-county region in Southwest Georgia recently completed Camp College, a weeklong youth leadership program designed by the University of Georgia Fanning Institute.

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT AGROFORESTRY AND WILDLIFE FIELD DAY

By   /  September 7, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Special to the Journal GRIFFIN, Ga.  — Need more information on attracting backyard wildlife? Want to know more about managing your land for wildlife? Looking to improve your wildlife plots to attract game animals?  Are you trying to maximize timber revenue?  Do you need continuing education credits in pesticide, logging or other related topics?

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Inaugural class of the College of Pharmacy from UGA in Albany

By   /  August 21, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Tweet Special to The Albany Journal Six University of Georgia pharmacy students started their third-year courses on Aug. 13 in Albany, Ga., as the inaugural class of the College of Pharmacy’s southwest Georgia clinical campus. The students will finish their final two years of study in Albany as part of the college’s 2+2 program.

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UGA public health researcher receives $2.5 million grant to combat childhood obesity

By   /  August 9, 2012  /  Health  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Athens, Ga. – Marsha Davis, an associate professor in the University of Georgia College of Public Health’s department of health promotion and behavior, recently received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The five-year grant will support a community-based childhood obesity prevention program in Colquitt [...]

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Bulldogs Work Out In Full Pads For The First Time

By   /  August 7, 2012  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia football team held its fifth practice of preseason camp on Monday, putting on full pads for the first time during a morning session that lasted approximately two hours. “This was Day 5 of acclimation and we’ll start two-a-days (Tuesday),” Georgia coach Mark Richt said. “My impression of the team [...]

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The Richt principles

By   /  June 4, 2011  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

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Tweet A friend attended the UGA event at Doublegate last week. This friend knows little about football or the dynamics of the SEC coaching world. When I ask for an opinion of what Coach Richt had to say, this person said, “Coach Richt is very devout, but I got the feeling he is focused on [...]

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