UGA Research Team Receives $500K NIH Grant To Develop Interactive Learning Tools, reads a Targeted News Service headline. The small business grant, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, is for researchers to develop interactive educational software for high school students.
Ga. university system eyeing campus mergers
Atlanta Business Chronicle reports the University System of Georgia will consider merging some of its smaller colleges in an effort to save money in the 35-campus system.
UGA seeks funding for new vet teaching hospital
Education officials are asking Gov. Nathan Deal to approve a funding request for a new veterinary medicine teaching hospital at the University of Georgia, reports the Associated Press.
AthFest, UGA win award for tourism
The Athens Banner-Herald reports AthFest and the University of Georgia’s New Media Institute received the Al Burris Award for Creative Expression at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism for their creative and innovative iPhone app for the AthFest music and arts festival.
UGA toughens sexual harassment policy, reads an Athens Banner-Herald headline. The new policy explicitly defines sexual violence as a violation of UGA policy.