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2014-03-24 12:27:58

Ira Glass of This American Life Named Host of May 19 Presentation Ceremony ATHENS, Ga., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The April 2 announcement of this year's Peabody Awards recipients will be broadcast on CBS THIS MORNING and conclude on the Peabodys' website. Ira Glass, who's scheduled to emcee the May 19 Peabody presentation ceremony, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a Peabody board member and former network correspondent, will join the CBS THIS MORNING anchors for a live...

2014-03-17 16:26:55

TV network secures rights to broadcast UGA's annual ceremony through 2016 ATHENS, Ga., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Georgia's George Foster Peabody Awards, considered among the most prestigious prizes in electronic media, and Pivot, Participant Media's television network targeting millennials, have agreed to a multi-year strategic alliance beginning this year and spanning through 2016, the Peabodys' 75th anniversary. The announcement was made today by...

2014-01-18 23:02:55

Newly Revamped UGA Online Caters to the Increasing Number of Students Accessing University Websites from Their Mobile Devices Greenville, SC (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Merge, a leading digital agency based in Greenville, S.C., announced today that the University of Georgia has engaged Merge to brand University of Georgia’s online program, UGA Online. The successful revamping of UGA Online will include the new messaging and positioning for UGA Online. "We selected Merge because of...

2013-12-21 23:03:59

Buckley Fence, LLC is excited to announce that the University of Georgia at Athens plans to use their products in the construction of their new College of Veterinary Medicine Complex. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Buckley Fence, LLC’s third project in the state of Georgia is set to get underway in the spring of 2014, and it marks one of the largest projects for the company to date. Earlier this year, Perkins+Will architect, Maxine Coleman tapped Buckley Fence, LLC to supply...

Human Expansion Squeezing Out Bonobo Populations In The Congo
2013-11-27 07:52:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The bonobo, formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee, is quickly losing space in a world with growing human populations, according to the most detailed range-wide assessment ever conducted. The study, published in Biodiversity and Conservation, reveals that the loss of usable habitat is attributed to both forest fragmentation and poaching. The international team included researchers from University of Georgia, University of...

2013-11-20 23:02:16

With an innovative approach, Universal Guardian Acceptance (UGA) continues to give clients what traditional banks cannot – access to funding resources that increase cash flow and allow for the creation of new expansion opportunities. Now UGA, a leader in providing financing and servicing for unsecured lending in key verticals, including Education, Medical, Membership and Consumer Goods, is excited to announce the launch of its new interactive website, http://www.ugafinance.com --...

2013-11-11 08:26:16

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Foster Peabody Awards' 73(rd) annual search for excellence in electronic media has begun. Thousands of "Call for Entries" alerts have been emailed worldwide, supplemented by advertising in media-industry publications. Original broadcast, cablecast and webcast programs presented in the calendar year 2013 are eligible. The entry deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Entrants may apply online at...

2013-10-25 23:00:56

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon. Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are...

2013-10-18 12:08:25

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a combination of two commonly prescribed drugs used to treat high cholesterol and osteoporosis may serve as the foundation of a new treatment for toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. They published their findings recently in PLOS Pathogens. Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite capable of infecting nearly all warm-blooded animals. While healthy human adults usually suffer no lasting ill...

2013-09-12 12:25:55

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Georgia has approved three new members of the George Foster Peabody Awards Board. Joining other distinguished experts who select electronic media's most coveted prize are John Huey of Charleston, South Carolina, Henry Jenkins of Los Angeles, and Eric Deggans of Tampa, Florida. "These are interesting times in the shifting landscape of electronic media," said Dr. Jeffrey P. Jones, Director of the Peabody...