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April 1, 2015
Athens, Ga. – More than 700 middle and high school students competed for cash awards and prizes last weekend at the 67th annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair, administered by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Four students will advance to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair next month in Pittsburgh. The […] more
March 26, 2015
Athens, Ga. – Plantapalooza, a one-day sale of plants, will take place April 11 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three locations on the University of Georgia campus: the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the Trial Gardens and the UGA Horticulture Club. Each sale offers an assortment of garden plants that thrive in the […] more
March 26, 2015
Writer: Allison Doyle, aedoyle1@uga.edu Contact: Shana Jones, shanaj@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – Georgia Sea Grant has partnered with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia to create the new Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program where students at the UGA School of Law will work with legal and policy experts to address environmental […] more
March 24, 2015
Isabel Yanes, a student worker at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, was chosen as one of the top 100 student workers on the UGA campus. In coordination with the National Student Employment Association, UGA’s Career Center invites nominations for the top student workers each spring. The top 100 nominees and their nominating supervisor […] more
March 16, 2015
Three Carl Vinson Institute of Government faculty members were selected to give presentations at the National Main Streets Conference March 30 to April 2 in Atlanta. Organizers received more than 140 proposals to lead educational sessions at the conference, which attracts economic development and community revitalization professionals from around the country. Local Government Program Manager […] more
March 16, 2015
Two Carl Vinson Institute of Government faculty members were selected to speak about an innovative certification collaboration at this year’s National Charter Schools Conference. Tracy Arner, Financial Management Training Program manager, and government budget expert Dave Lakly will discuss ways other states can replicate a training curriculum the institute developed to reduce Georgia charter schools’ risk […] more
March 16, 2015
The horticulture staff worked with members of the community, Friends of the Garden and staff at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia to create a new fundraiser, Orchid Madness. One hundred people attended the Feb. 7 event, which was sponsored by several local businesses and included a catered reception, silent auction, take-home blooming orchid and […] more