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Tue, 11/03/2020 - 3:25pm
With new protocols in place to safeguard against COVID-19, most University of Georgia graduate students have safely returned to their work in labs and field settings. Continuing their important research has been a positive development, but the changes have required adjustments. Those adaptations have varied immensely, depending on the students’ areas of study: “We conduct lab meetings predominantly over Zoom,” she said. “We sign up to use…
Fri, 03/22/2019 - 3:02pm
Scientists are re-assessing one of their own most fundamental measurements: the use of statistical significance in research findings (as well as funding). An editorial co-authored by UGA statistics professor Nicole Lazar and published this week in a special issue of The American Statistician urges scientists to stop using the term: The issue, Statistical Inference in the 21st Century: A World Beyond P<0.05, calls for an end to the practice of…
Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:21pm
A new computational tool developed by UGA statistics researchers shows promise for further understanding and identifying the complicated makeup of the microbiome: Microbes, found everywhere—in our environment, on our skin and in human bodies and consisting of bacteria, archaea, fungi, protozoans and viruses—form microbiomes that have both good and harmful implications for human health. With the creation of this new big data tool, researchers…
Thu, 03/17/2016 - 10:43am
"We're hoping this will be an engaging and entertaining program for the audience, featuring a collage-like succession of choral performances," Bara said. That's a pretty special Second Thursday lineup, featuring many students and highlighting our excellent choral program. Bringing a growing, national reputation to local stages on a regular basis, our large vocal ensembles present a range of repertoire built around soaring artistry that inspires…
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:17am
The great news keep rolling in from the UGA Hodgson Singers European tour, where they have won the Grand Prix Aveverum, 1st prize & best interpretation at the International Ave Verum Choral Competition, held in Baden Austria. Here's the announcement:   And now some music:   Lots other great features on their travel blog, so check it out. Congratulations to choral director Dan Bara and all of our students.
Wed, 05/21/2014 - 10:28am
Or alternatively: Join the UGA Hodgson Singers for their 2014 European Tour! And if you can't make it to Salzburg Castle or Prague, follow the ensemble via the great travel blog they have set up, hodgsonsingers.wordpress.com/ The UGA Hodgson Singers are the major choral ensemble in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, directed by professor Dan Bara. World tours by our performance students, a kind of hybrid study abroad/promotional good will…

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