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The fire of creativity

Posted 5 years 8 months ago
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UGA alum and Athens artist talks about his experience discovering his love for sculpture:

 

Flage graduated from Oconee County High School in 2004 and stumbled into sculpture while studying art at the University of Georgia. He took only one or two art classes in high school, and initially wanted to pursue a graphic design degree. But he had a revelation after walking into the sculpture department.

“The facility to build anything just blew me away,” he said. 

It's a case in point of what the Academy is for: to provide the framework, the tools and the...

Student-Athlete Ben Reynolds

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

What's it like to be a walk-on football player and a biology major in the Franklin College?  Sophomore Ben Reynolds knows and here's a terrific new video featuring him and his experiences at UGA.

 

 

New study shows surprise in Hormone levels in babies, toddlers

Posted 5 years 11 months ago
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The Corisol Awakening Response, or CAR, an increase of 

about 50% in cortisol levels occurring 20–30 minutes after awakening in the morning in some people, is the focus of a new study from UGA researchers.

For the first time, psychology researchers from the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences have shown that this response for infants is opposite of what it is for adults. The new information could have implications for how infants handle stress and why proper care from their mothers could affect how growing children react to cortisol in later life....

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