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Med School Expands Options For Patients, Doctors

When Athens resident Ruthann Lariscy’s joints began to ache last spring, she assumed it was simply because she was growing older.

Analysis: High Court Ruling Puts All School Boards On Notice

In a ruling issued Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court said Governor Nathan Deal acted within his authority when he suspended six members of the DeKalb County School Board in February.

University of Georgia Invests 22nd President

University of Georgia president Jere Morehead was formally invested as the school’s President in a ceremony in Athens on Nov. 19.

Twiggs County Library Set To Close 2 Weeks After Grand Opening

A brand new 1.7 million dollar library in Twiggs County is set to close Tuesday night due to lack of funds. Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal joined local officials in cutting the ribbon just two weeks ago. The library was built with mostly state money. Its operating budget is funded locally.

Outrage Grows Over UGA Hate Posts

Students and faculty aren’t the only ones speaking out about the online hate messages left on Facebook pages of two student organizations at the University of Georgia.

American Promise: 13 Year Documentary Examines The Education of Two Black Boys

Most parents probably can’t imagine recording a day, or even a year of their children’s academic lives. Two parents did it for over a decade.

Columbus State Launches Year-Long Look At Civil Rights Movement

The history department at Columbus State University is peering back into America’s civil rights struggle and its local ties to Georgia. The university is currently hosting Freedom Riders, a major exhibition of the 1961 Freedom Rides.

Are College Graduates Workforce Ready?

The University System of Georgia has two missions- make sure Georgia high school graduates are prepared for college and college graduates are ready for the workforce.

Feds Launch Inquiry Into Teen's Mysterious Death

A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he is conducting a formal review of the evidence in the death of a Georgia teenager who was found dead inside of a rolled up wrestling mat in his high school gym.

UGA, Clarke Schools Partner

The University of Georgia and the Clarke County School District have launched a new initiative aimed at bringing K-12 students to the university every year to learn more about college.