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- Violence, Like Other Public Health Threats, Is Preventable (Fall 2007)
Violence is as much a public health issue as obesity and cardiovascular disease,and like these diseases, it is best addressed through prevention.
- A Program for Universities That Means Business (Spring 2007)
Georgia’s universities are transforming discoveries into new technology companies that provide social and economic benefits to the state.
- Owning Up to Poverty in America (Winter 2007)
Despite a lack of focus in the public arena, poverty remains a crippling national problem.
- Why the Arts Matter in Education (Fall 2006)
What do they offer students and why are they important? What are the implications for arts teacher preparations at UGA?
- Peace, Not Security (Summer 2006)
In order to deliver a “new world order” to future generations, we must realize and accept the shortcomings of a security regime and value the wisdom of a peace paradigm.
- Global Warming: What to Do About the Changing Climate (Fall/Winter 2005)
The signs of global warming are all around us.
- Plagiarism (Summer 2005)
To avoid this journalistic felony, educators must teach how to do journalism the right way.
- Mobile Media's Growing Pains (Spring 2004)
UGA's New Media Institute director examines how new uses for WiFi, or Wireless Fidelity, is changing the wireless world.
- Research Universities Should Nudge National Policy (Fall 2003)
Academia has a responsibility to participate in the national security dialogue.
- Preparing for Terrorism (Summer 2002)
Americans can take a lesson from the ineffective emergency responses to the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
- Nobody Pays for Criticism (Summer 2001)
How should art and humanities compete for their share of the research funding pie? Betty Jean Craige offers insight.
- The GMO Controversy and the Ivory Tower (Winter 2000)
Two UGA researchers urge scientists to take a more vocal role and follow in the "activist scientist" footsteps of Albert Einstein.
- Research at the Extremes (Spring 2000)
To what extreme will researchers go in pursuit of science? Two UGA scientists tell of risks traveling to opposite ends of the Earth.
- Of Mice, Men and Medical Achievement (Summer 1999)
Today's science has come a long but necessary way from yesterday's research techniques of using animals for biomedical study.
- The Scholar's Audience (Fall 1998)
Conrad Fink is unequivocal about a scholar's moral obligation to share facts, insights and reflections.
- Finding a Voice for Science (Spring 1998)
Society needs more scientists and writers with a talent for elucidating the wonders, intricacies and controversies of science.
Celebrating Three Decades from the Editor (Winter 1997)
- The Global Face of Agriculture (Winter 1997)
A big challenge for the next millennium will be feeding the world's population. Ed Kanemasu makes a case for an international research cooperation.
- Cloning: Thoughts Evoked by the New Ewe (Summer 1997)
Dolly, the sheep, raises many questions for scientists and the public.
- Positioning University Research (Spring 1996)
How will budget changes from Capitol Hill affect university research? Vice President Joe Key shares his viewpoint on the future of research funding.
- Southern History in Black and White (Winter 1995)
In Portraits in Black and White, historian John Inscoe explores the complex, emotional and deeply personal aspects of Southern race relations.
The Family--Society's Smallest Democracy (Summer 1994)
Sharon Y. Nickols, dean of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, points out the need for more family-oriented research.
- How a University Grows (Fall 1993)
Ecologist Eugene Odum finds parallels between the growth of ecosystems and academic institutions.
- Research Planning and the Challenge of Change (Spring 1993)
Dean Alphonse Buccino recently returned from a year-long stint in Washington, examines the promise of change and the potential for research in the '90s.
- Heroes in the Lab (Fall 1992)
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Deborah Blum makes a case for why researchers
who use animals must tell the rest of us about the
good work they do.
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