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Study abroad blogging

It's the medium of the internet age, but still one we don't take enough advantage of: blogging.

A funny argument to make on a blog, sure; but here I'm thinking specifically of a weblog as a kind of informational travelogue for students when they study abroad. Not only can you share photos and written descriptions of your experiences with family, friends and colleagues; a blog helps us all piece together and understand the story of what it is you are doing. Case in point: this blog by UGA students participating in a study abroad...

Outer boroughs

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One benefit, and there are many, of pulling together content for unit-level newsletters and soliciting news from faculty directly is that I find out about things they are doing that might normally escape (my) attention - professional activity that doesn't rise to the level of press releases, but a host of exhibitions, lectures, interviews and other work. There is a lot of this and...

Genetics a key to better biofuels

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In the public realm at least, biofuels have been on a bit of a roller coaster ride over the last 12-15 years, as their promise becomes mired in politics and regional agriculture issues. But in research labs across the country and at UGA, scientists have held steady.

A newly published genetic sequence and map of foxtail millet, a close...

Phlood Maymester exhibition

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The Lamar Dodd School of Art presents "phlood," a one day show of Maymester student work on Tuesday June 5, 2012. The show includes graduate and undergraduate students working with animation, heroic painting*, printmaking and construction paper boat forms.

A reception will be held from 4-6 pm, with animation showings at 4:30 and 5:30 pm in room 150 of the school of art. The reception is free and the public is invited to attend.

*A bit of an odd descriptor,...

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