Published on 11/16/21
Shoring up the species barrier
By John H. Tibbets
Inaugural HOST Summit highlights UGA impact on hospitality and tourism Posted on 05/09/22 by Maria M. Lameiras
More than 100 University of Georgia faculty, staff, students and external stakeholders involved in the hospitality and tourism industry gathered May 2 for the inaugural Georgia Hospitality and Tourism Summit organized by the UGA HOST Research Initiative.
Can tech save the world? Posted on 04/28/22 by Claire Sanders
Peter Zimmerli, Consul General of Switzerland in Atlanta, implored attendees to expand their thinking regarding technology and sustainability at the opening of the recent Cleantech Symposium at the University of Georgia. “Imagine a world where all humankind has access to sufficient food assured by sustainable agriculture. Imagine a world where we have technology that addresses these needs,” Zimmerli said.
Innovation Lab uses power of peanuts to fight hunger Posted on 04/20/22 by Allison Floyd
The University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences helps smallholder farmers feed the world through a partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Peanut Innovation Lab — technically, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut — is a five-year, $14 million program funded through an agreement between USAID and UGA.
CAES graduate students recognized with annual research awards Posted on 04/04/22 by Jordan Powers
Four graduate students in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been honored with an E. Broadus Browne Award for Outstanding Graduate Research. Given in honor of the former director of the Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, the award is presented to outstanding master’s and doctorate students in CAES based on both their research and effective communication.
UGA hospitality students to gain culinary experience at 2022 Masters Posted on 04/01/22 by Chris Starrs
As millions of viewers tune in to watch the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, 10 University of Georgia student interns will be on site, working in the kitchen. The students are part of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ nascent Hospitality and Food Industry Management program.
What is the secret to happiness? Posted on 03/31/22 by Leonor Sierra
A mixture of individual factors (such as income and employment status or religiosity) and country-level factors (from level of corruption to pollution) affect how satisfied people are with their lives, but some big contributors to happiness, such as culture or values, are harder to quantify and compare. A new study by University of Georgia researchers looks at what factors affect people’s happiness around the world.