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Kudos, October 2017

Posted 1 month 1 day ago
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New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle Momany and assistant professor of microbiology Elizabeth Ottesen are leading two of the 25 funded projects

Plant biology professor...

African worlds through music

Posted 1 month 1 week ago
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The 2017 African Studies Fall Lecture brings University of Mississippi professor George Worlasi Kwasi Dor to campus to present "African Worlds Through Music: Diversity, Historicity and Homology in African Music Cultures" on Thursday October 19 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel.

Dr. Dor is the McDonnell-Barksdale Chair of Ethnomusicology at Ole Miss. Dor bases his published articles, book chapters, and presentations on inductive research he has conducted on the themes of African music theory, African art music, African indigenous knowledge, creative processes, the African diaspora and dance...

Psychology study reveals causes of work, family stress

Posted 2 months 4 days ago
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People in same-sex relationships can face considerable angst when deciding whether to disclose their sexual orientation at work, and that anxiety can affect their home life as well, according to a new University of Georgia study.

The study, "Bringing home what I'm hiding at work: The impact of sexual orientation disclosure at work for same-sex couples," was published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior as part of a special issue on LGBT issues in the workplace.

"Hiding your sexual orientation can be thought of as a demand of the job, in that you're having to hide it and...

Amazing student: Sarah Caesar

Posted 4 months 15 hours ago
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A passion for the sciences and people put Amazing Student Sarah Caesar on her path (psychology/biology double major) to a great UGA experience and beyond:

As a first-generation migrant to the U.S, I understand my parents had to sacrifice a lot when making the decision to venture out into this new world, where they envisioned opportunities abound and a bright future for their children. Ever since I first moved to the U.S. at the ripe age of 9, my parents had made it very clear that, no matter what it cost, they would ensure that both my sister and I received an excellent education....

Psychology Summer Institute

Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Students in the undergraduate psychology summer institute (UPSI) engage in activities and conversations to prepare them for a future in graduate school. While participating in workshops at Spelman College, Morehouse College, and the University of Georgia, participants have the chance to meet and make lasting connections with students and faculty who will provide the support and expertise needed to be successful in the program and thereafter.

"The goal of the institute is to expose underrepresented students to the diversity of research and career paths in psychology, to provide these...

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