Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:59am
A new theory of aging published by Franklin College researchers in the journal BioEssays addresses the link between ATP levels and aging, based on broad research showing that stored energy levels decrease substantially as animals age: In the BioEssays article, Snehal Chaudhari and Edward Kipreos of the University Georgia propose the “Energy Maintenance Theory of Aging,” which posits that the survival of older animals requires the maintenance of…
Tags: Cellular Biology, Research
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:42am
When last we watched our inimitable heroes play for all the marbles, it was a January evening long ago but a steady memory and stirring inspiration in all the time since. Congratulations to the Georgia Bulldog football players, coaches, staff, band, cheerleaders, alumni and supporters around the globe and best of luck tonight. May your passes be straight, your runs swift and may your number be ONE when it's all said and done. #GoDawgs Image:…
Tags: ecology, United States, longevity, carbon storage
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:27pm
  It's that time again - the University of Georgia Bulldogs open up the 2017 football season this weekend at Sanford Stadium against Appalachian State University. We send our best wishes for a great season to every player, coach and staff member on the team, and especially all the Franklin College student-athletes who will take the field tomorrow - Sony Michel (communication studies), Lorenzo Carter (psychology), Jonathan Ledbetter (biology) and…
Tags: Food Process Research and Development Laboratory, longevity
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:34am
Georgia swimmer Chantal Van Landeghem was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and was named the organization's 2016 Dean William Tate Scholar: The Dean William Tate Scholar is an award given annually to an outstanding inductee of Phi Beta Kappa, having earned a perfect 4.0 in his or her field of study. Van Landeghem, a senior studying psychology, is Georgia's first-ever student-athlete to receive the award. "Today means so much," Van…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, longevity, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Psychology, Science Olympiad at UGA
Mon, 05/11/2015 - 12:00pm
We don't talk about college sports very often on the blog, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't. The subject of paying student-athletes is very fast moving, and can quickly move out beyond where you thought it was, as this Macon Telegraph article makes clear: The reason that Daley and other recruits could have this to consider is because of the cost-of-attendance issue. Schools will be allowed, starting in the upcoming school year, to pay athletes…
Tags: longevity, theory, Fulbright Foreign language Teaching Assistants