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A revolutionary map created by UGA is leading to expanded statewide internet access

Wide swaths of South Georgia lack access to high-speed internet service. But where are the most households lacking broadband access in the state? Fulton County. Thanks to a groundbreaking map — the first of its kind in the United States… Full story

From gardens to pantries: UGA is addressing food insecurity in Clarke County

Two Clarke County middle schools have created food pantries to address food insecurity in the Athens community, with assistance from AmeriCorps VISTAs at UGA. At Hilsman Middle School, where VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Katie Stanhope is assigned to… Full story

Fanning and Vinson institutes partner for CCSD governance team training

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government have partnered to provide leadership and governance training to more than 250 parents, teachers and community members this month as part of the new charter system’s… Full story

Kinesiology professor receives 2016 Engaged Scholar Award

Phillip Tomporowski, a professor in the department of kinesiology in the UGA College of Education, believes great things start to happen when university outreach extends academic resources to meet community needs. Since 2007, Tomporowski and his colleague Bryan McCullick, also… Full story