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Georgia smoking rate drops

...2013, at 10.3 percent, while West Virginia had the highest, at 27.3 percent.Nathan Hansen of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health said states with low rates of tobacco use, such as California, Utah, and Connecticut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-24/georgia-smoking-rate-drops
Georgia, South still low in health rankings

...need more improvement," O'Neal said.Marsha Davis, associate dean for outreach and engagement at the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, said Thursday that the state's ranking and statistics were not surprising. Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-13/georgia-south-still-low-heal
Expect more Georgia tornadoes

...clash between warm and moist air masses and cool air masses," said David Stooksbury, a professor in the University of Georgia's College of Engineering and the former state climatologist.And this year, we've got lots of that kind of clash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-16/expect-more-georgia-tornadoes
Ebola concerns: Q&A

...Dr. Christopher Whalen, the interim head of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, answered the following questions posed by the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/ebola-concerns-qa
School violence, bullying show decline

...safer for kids," said Katherine Raczynski, director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools Project in the University of Georgia's College of Education. Other surveys also show declines specifically in bullying, according to David Finkelhor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-10/school-violence-bullying-
Georgia still 38th in health ranking

...need more improvement," O'Neal said.Marsha Davis, associate dean for outreach and engagement at the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, said Thursday that the state's ranking and statistics were not surprising.Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/georiga-still-38th-health-ra
Georgia Christmas tree farms busy day after Thanksgiving

...considerably from the 2,130 acres recorded two years ago and the 2,285 acres in 2008, according to the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.Watson, who has been growing Christmas trees 36 years, used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-29/georgia-christmas-tree-farms-
Georgia 'navigators' say they're ready for Affordable Care Act

...many people signed up as possible," said Sheri Worthy, head of the department of housing and consumer economics in UGA's College of Family and Consumer Sciences, which trained the navigators.The UGA navigators, most of whom have master's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-30/georgia-navigators-say-t
UGA to expand research goals

ATHENS, Ga. - A new University of Georgia strategic plan calls for big investment in research - hiring star researchers, new and renovated buildings, increasing graduate enrollment and paying more of them scholarship and assistantship money.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-26/uga-expand-research-goal
Athens medical campus taking shape

...former Navy Supply Corps School off Prince and Oglethorpe avenues in Athens' Normaltown community, and now houses UGA's College of Public Health and the Georgia Health Sciences University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership. This fall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-27/athens-medical-campus-tak