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Study Links Declining Fitness, Sleep Complaints

A new study by Rodney Dishman, a professor of kinesiology in the College of Education at the University of Georgia finds a link between a person’s fitness level—specifically cardiorespiratory fitness—and sleeping ability.

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Improving Science Education

Through a state Department of Education grant, the University of North Georgia will partner with area schools to increase elementary students’ science achievement by strengthening their teachers’ content knowledge and teaching skills.

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Students to Study in China

Two University of North Georgia students each have received a $10,000 Chinese Government Scholarship to study in China for a year. The scholarship, awarded by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, is given to only 10 students nationally.

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Georgia College 411

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Georgia Alliance of Education Agency Heads
The Alliance of Education Agency Heads strengthens collaborations to achieve Georgia's education priorities.

Overcoming Obstacles

Reesheda Gilbert recently earned the American Chemical Society’s hardship award. The Kennesaw State biochemistry student, never imagined she could get this far by looking for someplace so close. Gilbert’s “this far” is the cushion between her life now and the blows she endured in an abusive home environment.


Central American Ecosystems

In the first study abroad opportunity for biology students at University of North Georgia, groups will head to Belize and Costa Rica next summer to study native flora and fauna.


Making Football Safer

Researchers at the University of Georgia have joined a national alliance to study concussions and are using technology to make the game of football safer.


STEM Teacher Academy

Fort Valley State University recently hosted the Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center (GYSTC) STEM Teacher Academy to assist local middle school teachers in helping students become proficient in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.


Breathe Easy – USG Tobacco-Free

The University System of Georgia has launched a website with information about the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy that went into effect October 1, 2014 for all USG campuses.


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