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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 2:46pm
Somali Ayan Hussein says that attending UGA, where she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, is the best decision she ever made: When civil war broke out in Somalia in the early 1990s and raged on with no end in sight, Ayan Hussein’s parents knew they had to get their five children to safety. The family fled first to a refugee camp in Kenya and then to a community with a significant refugee and immigrant population in Clarkston in 2003. Once…
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:52am
St. Catherines Island, located in Liberty County, is one of the barrier islands along the coast of Georgia. The privately owned island, a National Historic Landmark, is about ten miles long and from the 1590s to the 1680s it was home to a Spanish mission, Santa Catalina de Guale. David Hurst Thomas, Curator of Anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History, will present a Signature Lecture Friday, November 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the Richard…
Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:56am
UGA faculty and students are engaged up and down the barrier islands of Georgia this summer. One of the many projects to protect and explore is an archaeological field school  through July 17 on Sapelo and Ossabaw Island:  Led by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources' Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation at the former Buckhead Plantation site on Ossabaw Island is serving as a Field School for UGA’s archaeology…
Mon, 01/12/2015 - 9:42am
The University of Georgia Regents' Center for Learning Disorders (RCLD) is one of three centers across the state of Georgia established by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents to provide assessment, training, research, and resources related to students who have learning disorders (e.g., Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disorders, and Traumatic Brain Injury)…

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