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Student-Run Fund Kickstarts Student Entrepreneurs

by J. Merritt Melancon More than $70,000 has been awarded along with valuable education In the world of venture capital there are big names, there are small names, and there are hometown heroes. In Athens, one important source of venture capital is… Full story

Despite Pandemic, Students Thrive Academically at UGA

by Eric Rangus, Sam Fahmy, Khristina Gallagher Spring semester grade point averages on par with previous year, summer enrollment up The sudden shift to online instruction at the University of Georgia hasn’t slowed students’ progress toward graduation. Data from spring 2020 show that… Full story

UGA Offers COVID-19 Resources Throughout Georgia

by Kelly Simmons Programs are in place to help businesses, governments, communities and youth across the state From helping local governments navigate their changing financials to providing online assistance to small businesses in applying for federal loans to providing meals for food… Full story

Pharmacists Separate COVID Fact from Fiction

by Leigh Beeson UGA medication experts answer common questions they’re receiving from patients As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to climb, health care professionals are desperately searching for new treatments to fight the disease. In the most serious cases, they’re… Full story

UGA Provides Meals for Health Care Workers

by Aaron Cox Campus Kitchen helps hospital employees who can’t find time to eat. Healthy food for health care workers. That’s a new initiative for the University of Georgia’s Campus Kitchen program, which has expanded its operations during the COVID-19 crisis to… Full story

UGA Campus Kitchen Keeps Food on the Table

by Aaron Cox UGA PSO makes sure harvest and delivery of food to local families continues On a rainy Monday morning in March, staff at the UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia are in the children’s garden harvesting bushels of kale, collards,… Full story

UGA Again Ranks in the Top 5 for New Products to Market

by Michael Terrazas AUTM report shows consistent success in research commercialization Research at the University of Georgia led to 50 new products being introduced to the market in fiscal year 2018, ranking UGA No. 2 among all U.S. universities and colleges for… Full story

UGA’s Innovation District Takes Shape

by Aaron Hale America’s rise to become an economic powerhouse coincided with its leadership in turning scientific discoveries into new technologies. In recent decades, however, the application of scientific knowledge into new solutions has lagged, at least in part, because of… Full story

The Delta Air Lines Foundation Commits $5M to UGA Innovation District, Engineering

The University of Georgia will take a major step forward in its Innovation District initiative and enhance the College of Engineering, thanks to a $5 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation. The Innovation District initiative brings together people,… Full story

Breaking Down Barriers in Our Backyard

by Rebecca Ayer UGA students contribute to northeast Georgia’s first school-based health center This fall, the Clarke County School District opened northeast Georgia’s first school-based health center (SBHC) on Athens’ east side. The new clinic will provide comprehensive medical, dental and health… Full story