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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Bray's 'Donkey' premieres at Rose of Athens

Bray, a professor in the University of Georgia's department of theatre studies, has had his play, "Donkey," in the bag for some time.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA

4 hrs ago | Barrow County News

BOE hires new principal, sees one go

The board approved Karen Dowis as the next principal at Bramlett Elementary while also approving the resignation of current Russell Middle principal Leigh Sears due to having found other employment.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Winder, GA

8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA candlelight memorial set for April 29

Twenty-four University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university's annual candlelight memorial service April 29 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the Chapel on the university's North Campus.

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Vaccine researcher named Davison Chair at UGA

Biao He , a renowned veterinary virologist and vaccine developer, is the new Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine at The University of Georgia .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

17 hrs ago | Georgia Faces

Cotton Irrigation App Smartphone app was released on April 16 Published April 22, 2014

A new smartphone app developed by University of Georgia and University of Florida researchers will help cotton farmers in their states save one of nature's most precious resources - water.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Agriculture, Weather

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA senior honored for organizing anti-racist march

A University of Georgia senior who organized a protest march last year has received a "Pillar of the Community" award from the University of Georgia's Center for Student Organizations, part of the university's Division of Student Affairs.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Zeta Psi, Student Society, Fraternities, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Delta Zeta

Free Republic

Confederate Memorial Day of Southern memories

Memorial Day in America was first held in the South in honor of both the soldiers of Confederate gray and Union blue.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Libraries, Atlanta, GA, Athens, GA

Sofia News Agency

Cas Mudde: EU Far Right Has No Convincing Economic Program

An interview of Novinite.com with Cas Mudde , an assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia .

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The Orlando Sentinel

Melvin Siskind: 'Mr. Army-Navy' popular Sanford fixture for years

Siskind moved to Sanford in 1948, then a sleepy town of about 10,000, to operate the Army -Navy Surplus Store.

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Related Topix: Sanford, FL, Seminole County, FL

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA license plates raise over $300,000 for need-based scholarships

New UGA license plates featuring the "Power G" logo and the school's red, black and silver colors were launched one year ago and 1,366 new plates were issued between July 2013 and January of this year.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA research shows how retirees strengthen Georgia's economy

The State of Georgia can bolster its economy by attracting more retirees, according to research from the University of Georgia's Selig Center for Economic Growth.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Weather

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Honors student awarded James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Matthew Tyler, a fourth-year University of Georgia Honors student and Foundation Fellow, has been awarded a 2014 James Madison Graduate Fellowship.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Columbia University

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences holds undergraduate research symposium

UGA biological sciences student Olamide Olujohyngbe presents her research project to judges at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 16. For her project "Maternal High Fat Diets Create a Sexual Dimorphic Response in Increasing the Risk of Fatty Liver Disease," she worked with Clifton Baile, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Georgia, Peachtree City, GA, Winterville, GA, Kennesaw, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Fashion party to honor founding members of UGA modeling group

A fashion spectacle will be held Thursday as The Agency plays host to an end-of-the-semester party at Nuci's Space.

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Alabama Live

On the job with Monique Given of The Switch House in Huntsville

Best perk: Getting to have wonderful conversations with people all day long - having a strong connection with local artists and local vendors.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Alabama, Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel

POZ

In Praise of "Difficult"

In July of 2013, I attended my second ACT UP/New York meeting. I had moved to New York City from Georgia in the summer of 2009, and after almost four years of living in a city with a frustrating HIV care and prevention system, I decided it was time to join ACT UP and help change the status quo.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Activism, Atlanta, GA, Athens, GA, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Medical News

Self-expanding activities may help you quit smoking

If you are trying to quit smoking one method to incorporate is to do new, exciting "self-expanding" activities that can help with nicotine craving.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Athens Banner-Herald

Transit contract would end free rides on UGA's Prince Avenue route

Beginning July 1, University of Georgia buses no longer will stop on Prince Avenue if Athens-Clarke County commissioners approve a new contract between the county's transit department and the university's bus service.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Will downtown plan simply gather dust?

It was a little surprising last week to watch as the Athens Downtown Development Authority board perfunctorily accepted the downtown master plan it had commissioned from University of Georgia College of Environment and Design professor Jack Crowley almost two years ago.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Opinion

BlackAndTeal

Jacksonville Jaguars 2014 Free Agent Analysis: Chris Clemons

The Jacksonville Jaguars were exceedingly active in free agency this offseason thanks to an envious amount of cap space.

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