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10 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Schools take on new approach to bullying

Description: Katherine Raczynski Studio portrait of Katherine Raczynski Date of Photo: 5/16/2013 Credit: Courtney Johnson, University of Georgia Photographic Services File: 30023-001 The University of Georgia owns the rights to this image or has permission to redistribute this image.


Related Topix: Georgia

3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

NeSmith: Families linked by Alabama foot log

In 1900, two girls were born in the other L.A. - Lower Alabama. The McNeils lived on one side of a tea-colored creek, and the Mercers on the opposite bank.


Related Topix: Wedding, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Bainbridge, GA, Decatur County, GA, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Canola's genome sequenced

An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Georgia , has published the genome of Brassica napus , commonly known as canola, in the journal Science.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA history professor to discuss work on 'Georgia Women'

University of Georgia associate history professor Kathleen Ann Clark will discuss her work on the second volume of "Georgia Women," which she co-edited with Ann Short Chirhart, at noon today at the Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. The essays portray a wide array of Georgia women who played important roles in the state's history, from ... (more)


16 hrs ago | Southeast Georgia Today

Beauties Abound Tonight

August 28-- A reverse beauty pageant to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Toombs County has three headliner judges in Vidalia tonight.


Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Georgia, Vidalia, GA, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Five Southeastern getaways for Labor Day weekend

According to AAA, 34.7 million are expected to travel at least 50 miles this holiday, a 1.3 percent increase over last year.


Related Topix: Biltmore (Jacksonville, FL), Chattanooga, TN, Lookout Mountain, TN, Beer, Drink

Born at Walmart, 1 Dead in Double Stabbing, Labor Day Weekend Plans, Deal's Apology

During an exchange on immigration between a University of Georgia student and Gov. Nathan Deal he presumed the student was undocumented.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's Dan Magill recalled with laughter at memorial service

There was more laughter than tears at a memorial service for Dan Magill Thursday - just as he would have wished, according Pierre Howard, who played tennis for Magill at the University of Georgia in the 1960s.


Related Topix: Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Teacher challenges students to raise $45k for thisa€¦

Most people can look back on their school years and remember a teacher who made a big difference in their lives.


Related Topix: Spelman College

Georgia Governor Mistakes College Student for Undocumented Immigrant

Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia made a pretty terrible assumption while speaking to a group of College Republicans at the University of Georgia, when a student asked him a question about illegal immigration.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Immigration Reform

Peach Pundit

Uber Launches In Athens

The rumble you are feeling is not an earthquake; it is the entire student body of the University of Georgia cheering.



Eye pigment may help vision in hazy conditions

Having greater amounts of yellow pigment in your eyes could boost your ability to see distant objects in hazy conditions, a new study reports.


Hispanic Business

Waddell & Reed Partners with University of Georgia to Offer Online...

In partnership with the University of is now providing a comprehensive, online CFP curriculum to its advisors.


101.5 The River

Celebs before they were famous

It's always fun to watch celebrated actors and actresses selling stuff on TV back in the day when they just needed a paycheck.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Georgia Faces

Georgia Drought Drought Monitor classifies parts of Georgia as D2 -...

By Chris Beckham University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Clint Thompson University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences A summer drought combined with scorching temperatures have Georgia farmers feeling the heat, says University of Georgia's agricultural climatologist Pam Knox.


Related Topix: Georgia, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Walton Sun

Photography is my way to express

When Tommy Crow started taking photographs while studying landscape architecture at the University of Georgia, he had no idea the scope of his talent or the successful career he had ahead of him.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Athens Banner-Herald

Video: Ice bucket challenge has special meaning at Saint Joseph Catholic School

The ice bucket challenge washing over the United States and United Kingdom is flooding through Athens, too; notable Athenians including University of Georgia president Jere Morehead have been doused with a bucket of ice water, and even the university's mascot, Uga, was challenged to a drenching.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Life, Charity

Science Daily

More wolf spiders feasting on American toads due to invasive grass, study shows

An invasive grass species frequently found in forests has created a thriving habitat for wolf spiders, who then feed on American toads, a new study has found.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Entomology

Scientific American

Carrying canola forward

Do you ever wonder about the science behind your food? We do, too. Our group of writers serves up juicy topics like genetic engineering, gut bacteria and the chemical reactions that occur during cooking.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Molecular Gastronomy, Genetics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Journalism, Agriculture

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

A 'green' lantern

A Shepherd University microbiology instructor will share insights about the decline of frog populations at a Potomac Valley Audubon Society program next month.


Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Shepherd University, Kearneysville, WV