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Matthew Colvin named UGA’s Economic Development Director in Atlanta

Longtime economic development professional, Matthew Colvin, has been selected as the University of Georgia’s next economic development director in Atlanta, succeeding Sean McMillan, who retires Dec. 31. Colvin is currently the executive director of economic development for the University System… Full story

UGA study could help reduce rural incarceration rates

An interdisciplinary team at the University of Georgia was awarded a grant by the Vera Institute of Justice to address increasing incarceration rates in rural communities and the impact of jailing people who are mentally ill or substance abusers. The… Full story

Service-learning course meeting at Center for Native Plant Studies

Every spring semester, Jim Affolter, director of research at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, teaches a three-credit, service-learning undergraduate course, “Conserving Native Plants” (HORT 3333S). Students now are able to meet in the classroom at the Mimsie Lanier Center… Full story

Stakeholders meet to discuss black gill

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SKIO) hosted a meeting for stakeholders to present the latest research and other information on black gill in Georgia and South Carolina shrimp. Black gill is a… Full story