UGA’s past a present concern
Historic preservation groups encourage the University of Georgia to implement a historic preservation plan to avoid future controversies similar to the Rutherford Hall debate, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
UGA gets grant for minorities in science, math
The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4.9 million federal grant to seven Georgia colleges, the University of Georgia among them, to increase minority participation in the math, science and technology fields, reports the Associated Press.
Palliative care offers more options during difficult times
A report by Dr. Anna Glass, a faculty member in the Institute of Gerontology at the University of Georgia, notes that Georgia and other Southern states are behind in providing palliative care, the Marietta Daily Journal reports.
Admissions office says economy responsible for large freshman class
The Red & Black reports that because of the troubled economy and HOPE Scholarship changes, the Office of Admissions expected fewer high school students to apply to UGA this year, however, 18,000 applicants applied to fill 5,000 spots.
Professor honored by soil ecology group
UGA Odum School of Ecology’s Professor Paul Hendrix was honored by the Soil Ecology Society with the Lifetime Professional Achievement Award, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.
Campus street will now go both ways
The Athens Banner-Herald reports D.W. Brooks Drive on UGA’s South Campus will become a two-way street beginning today.