Stories by Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007

Students use clickers to give answers

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia professor Angela Sauers asks a question about a carbon compound chain in her organic chemistry class Friday and more than 200 students pull out the newest ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2007

UGA ranked among top party schools in nation

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia sophomore Sarah Walsh spent most of her down time last week studying for a biology test so that she could help a couple of friends celebrate their 21st ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Monday, Aug 20, 2007

Campus internet access spreads

ATHENS, Ga. - Freshman Zach Richardson knew he could rely on computer labs in his dorm and around campus, so he didn't bother to bring his own machine to the University of Georgia.
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Lab's funding loss is reviewed

A University of Georgia ecology researcher and a Georgia congressman plan to testify at a hearing today about the U.S. Department of Energy's decision to essentially close down a UGA-run ecology ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Mixed messages led up to closing

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia leaders received months of mixed messages from federal officials before UGA officials decided last week to start closing the university-run Savannah River ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Ecology laboratory cuts jobs as funding ends

About 55 employees of Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will lose their jobs at the end of the month as UGA officials plan a near shutdown of the 56-year-old internationally acclaimed research lab.
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, April 21, 2007

UGA may turn to regents for medical school

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia President Michael Adams reasserted his confidence this week that state legislators will provide funding to plan for a Medical College of Georgia expansion in ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Officials still behind MCG Athens branch

ATLANTA - State officials stood behind a proposal to expand the Medical College of Georgia into Athens even as the House overwhelmingly passed a spending measure that would halt any efforts to ...
By Brandon Larrabee and Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007

Single-faith clubs allowed at UGA

ATHENS, - President Michael Adams' cabinet approved a policy Thursday that allows religious student groups to restrict membership to people of the same faith, a move that likely will prompt a ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007

UGA ticket plan aims to stop class skipping

ATHENS, Ga. - Students and staff members have recommended a new plan to the University of Georgia Athletic Association for fall football ticket distribution so that students won't skip class to ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007

Weekend at UGA devoted to Carter

ATHENS, Ga. - About a year and a half ago, Hamilton Jordan decided that January 2007 shouldn't go by without a celebration of the 30 years that have passed since Georgian Jimmy Carter moved into ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007

UGA president wants more health programs

University of Georgia President Michael Adams believes that the future of UGA's 200-year-old mission as a land grant school lies in expanding health and biomedical programs, but some who heard Mr. ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006

School employees get raises

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia President Michael Adams gets a raise on his six-figure salary Jan. 1, as will more than 170 other UGA employees who make at least $150,000 a year, thanks to a 4 ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Friday, Dec. 22, 2006

2 drunken teens attack mascots

ATHENS - The University of Georgia basketball team pounded the Jacksonville University Dolphins on Tuesday night, but mascots Hairy Dawg and Spike got an unprovoked beating of their own from a ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006

UGA will accept frat, but no bias

University of Georgia officials decided Thursday to accept a Christian fraternity as an official student organization, allowing the group to require its members to be Christian so long as it does ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Friday, Nov. 10, 2006

UGA has plan for using old Navy site

ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia wants to develop the entire Navy Supply Corps School site to expand its public health school and the Medical College of Georgia's nursing school.
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006

Study finds alcohol program flawed

ATHENS, Ga. - An alcohol education program the University of Georgia used for about 20 years has made little to no difference in students' drinking habits, prompting health educators to begin to ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006

University to try alcohol program

ATHENS, Ga. - Students who violate the University of Georgia's alcohol and drug policies more than once soon could be randomly tested for alcohol under a drug court-modeled program UGA soon will ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006

Fraternities turn down UGA offer

ATHENS, Ga. - Spurning a University of Georgia offer to move their fraternity houses away from the Lumpkin Street sites they've held for more than 50 years, fraternity leaders issued a statement ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006

NAACP discusses fraternities

ATHENS, Ga. - An NAACP chapter met Tuesday night to discuss recent cases where race and Greek life clashed: White fraternity pledges flashing pictures of nude black women to unsuspecting passersby ...
By Rebecca K. Quigley
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