Georgia’s public colleges and universities will spend the next year finding new ways to raise the number of students who graduate on time. That effort is part of a new plan announced Thursday morning by Governor Nathan Deal.
A University of Georgia study has found that New York City’s highly-developed urban environment slows the spread of West Nile Virus. The study could help public health officials plan containment efforts.
A classmate of a recent Mercer University law school graduate has been charged with killing her.
The Telegraph reports that Stephen Mark McDaniel, who had been held for a month in the Bibb County jail on unrelated burglary charges, was charged on Tuesday with killing Lauren Giddings.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has called on the University of Georgia to reconsider its decision to tear down Rutherford Hall and replace it with a bigger dormitory. Support is growing to save the building.
The state’s largest university is experiencing significant growth in the numbers of first-year minority student enrollment. That growth is the increase in black and Hispanic freshmen about to begin classes at the University of Georgia.
Groups of public school teachers and parents from across the South are headed to Washington, D.C., this weekend. They’re going to protest federal and local education policies they say place too much emphasis on standardized tests.