Fri., May 4, 2012 7:58am
A University of Georgia researcher has received a nearly $3 million federal grant to track how tuberculosis spreads in Africa's urban areas. Experts say there are 9 million new episodes of TB each year.
Wed., May 2, 2012 10:38pm
Longtime University of Georgia President Michael Adams is retiring. Officials familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that Adams will make a formal announcement Thursday at the UGA campus in Athens. The officials say he will retire in June 2013 after more than 15 years at the helm of the state's flagship university.
Mon., April 30, 2012 3:46pm
The University of Georgia’s new engineering school will begin admitting students this fall. University officials say the move will keep student engineers from leaving the state to study.
Thu., April 26, 2012 3:00pm
The President of the University of Georgia says more stringent drug tests should be required for student athletes nationwide.
Mon., April 9, 2012 9:24am
Bubba Watson won his first major championship by turning in one of the more memorable moments in the history of the Masters. The University of Georgia product used a string a four straight birdies on the back nine to get into a playoff with Louis Oosthuizen. Then, on the second playoff hole, Watson hit a spectacular hook out of the pine straw along the right side of the tenth fairway that landed safely on the green some 155 yards away.
Thu., April 5, 2012 10:25am
CNN, Al Jazeera English and NPR all received the prestigious award Wednesday for their coverage of the movements that led to leaders being unseated in Egypt and Libya. Two Japanese news outlets won for their coverage of the deadly earthquake and tsunami.
Fri., March 30, 2012 10:02am
Experts say a warm winter and early spring will mean an abundance of ticks this summer in Georgia. Nancy Hinkle, a veterinary entomologist at the University of Georgia's Department of Entomology, says this is the earliest in the season that ticks have been seen.
Wed., March 28, 2012 11:00am
The University of Georgia will close the post office in the Tate Student Center as the volume of mail has declined in recent years. University officials said the post office will close permanently May 31 because the volume of mail on campus has declined by about 75 percent over the past decade.
Wed., March 21, 2012 11:56am
The three-day conference April 5-7 will include experts from nearly a dozen countries. Speakers include Constanza Ceruti, an Argentinean high altitude archaeologist, and Randall Borman, former chief of the Cofan people in Ecuador.
Fri., February 17, 2012 12:41pm
It took less then three years to construct a building that holds centuries of history. The Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia opened Friday in Athens. This is a building history fans will want to investigate.