Fri., February 10, 2012 4:33pm
A Georgia scientist has been awarded a government grant to help identify coastal areas most vulnerable to hurricanes and other natural hazards. The Augusta Chronicle reports that Georgia Southern University researcher Clark Alexander will work to improve a software tool known as AMBUR.
Wed., October 12, 2011 4:18pm
Federal banking regulators are telling The Savannah Bank it needs to reduce its troubled assets. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has given the bank its lightest possible action, letting bank officials dictate their own terms for reducing delinquent loans and reposessions. The move speaks to how far Georgia banks have to recover from the Great Recession.
Thu., August 18, 2011 12:00pm
The discovery of East Georgia's Camp Lawton prison stockade a year ago this week was considered one of the biggest Civil War finds in decades. Georgia Southern University has unveiled a new artifact relating to the site. An archaeologist says, it goes to the heart of what it meant to live at Camp Lawton.
Fri., May 13, 2011 7:31am
A group of public and private colleges in Georgia has formed a consortium to promote and improve engineering education in the state. They will look for ways to expand engineering education in the state.
Wed., April 27, 2011 7:31pm
A change in Georgia's HOPE scholarship is sending some students to an unexpected summer semester of school. Facing budget cuts, state lawmakers made the scholarship cover 90-percent of tuition, instead of the full amount. And it won't pay fees. But the changes start in the fall.
Sun., April 17, 2011 7:29pm
A slowly recovering economy and more realistic expectations are giving Georgia consumers a bit more confidence this spring. In a survey from Georgia Southern University, 61 percent of people think the economy is the same or better than last year. They also feel more secure in their jobs and feel better off financially than a year ago.
Tue., April 12, 2011 3:03pm
Bald Eagle nests are increasing in some parts of the state. Toxic algae impacting others. Birds found dead in some places.
Thu., March 24, 2011 5:43pm
A Georgia Southern University professor and student have recorded the fastest speed an insect has ever traveled on the ground. Eastern Beach Tiger Beetle larvae move as fast as three meters per second.
Tue., January 18, 2011 4:47pm
State education officials will decide in February whether to keep cursive in the curriculum. The flowing style of handwriting isn't mentioned in a new set of teaching guidelines adopted last year. Some educators doubt that cursive is critical to what students need to know in the 21st Century.
Fri., November 5, 2010 2:22pm
Next week the Board of Regents will decide whether or not to allow new engineering programs at the University of Georgia. The controversial proposal has drawn sharp opposition from some critics.