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Are students being taught how to write effectively across disciplines and subjects? What is the role of the arts in post-secondary education? How do we instill a sense of entrepreneurship, among other intangibles, in the people walking across the stage each spring?

These difficult questions are increasingly asked at many institutions, including our own. But how to even pose them effectively? An article in Chronicle this week takes on the budding issue of formalized ...

25th Simulational Physics Workshop

In June, 2009, the College joined the department of physics and astronomy in hosting a reception celebrating a $3.2 million renovation to the 50-year-old physics building on Cedar Street, a renovation that included space for the new Center for Simulational Physics. Distinguished Research Professor of Physics David Landau established and has led the simulational physics research group at UGA since the 1970's.

The...

Marine Scientists receive $1.3 million Deepwater Horizon grant

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When the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began to unfold in 2010, spreading agony for acquatic life, gulf-area residents and the federal government - not to mention BP - UGA scientists knew that the long-term consequences of the spill were likely the most worrisome. Now Samantha Joye and her marine science colleagues will be able to follow up on their very important initial investigations into the...

Graduate Student Award Competition

Attention UGA graduate students: a competition sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Graduate School, and the Office of the Vice President for Research, the university will select a particularly promising graduate student for an award to attend the 10-week experience at Singularity University (SU) this coming summer.

The competition submission deadline is March 21, 2012.  Interviews with the finalists will be held April 10, 2012, 1:00-4:00 pm.  Complete eligibility requirements, application information, and submission instructions can be found on the...

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