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Mon, 06/10/2019 - 1:37pm
Fifty years ago, Jack Kehoe, professor at the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, went on a two-month search to select a site for the school’s Study Abroad Program. After visiting more then two dozen different locales throughout Italy, he chose not one of the major centers of art studies, like Florence or Rome, but instead, the remarkable Tuscan town of Cortona, Italy. The first group to journey to Cortona consisted of 39 summer students. The program…
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 1:28pm
At home or abroad, UGA offers an array of Study Away opportunities for students to learn and experience, discover and explore. This fall the Franklin College will host its first ever Study Away Fair at Herty Field Tuesday October 23 from noon to 3 p.m. with light refreshments and representatives from numerous College based study abroad and domestic field study programs.    “In growing numbers, Franklin College students are seeking to enhance…
Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:48am
Biology and psychology double-major Emily Johnson's path to her dental career includes cheering on the Dawgs: From my very first week in Creswell 722, I knew that the four years I spent at this University would be special. Since I enjoy staying busy, I decided to get involved in a number of organizations across campus. The past three years, I have represented UGA by cheering at football, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball sporting events. I…
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 4:46pm
Students are returning so campus and downtown Athens will soon be full to bursting. One great thing students, faculty and staff can do to relieve congestion in the area is to leave your car at home. Flagpole provides a great primer on ways you can do just that: Campus Transit buses are free for anyone to use, and they stop at every stop on the route. You  can hop on and hop off at any stop. There’s more space out than in, so just remember to…
Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:37am
A UGA app developed to make travel easier between campus and surrounding greater Athens now includes real time information on city bus routes: Since its initial launch in 2013, the UGA mobile app's most popular feature for students has been a bus tracker for Campus Transit. Now, Athens Transit buses are included in the app, which tracks buses and displays schedules of when buses are expected to arrive at each stop. The UGA mobile app also…

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