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  • University of Georgia Lets Students Pick Own Grades If Their Bad Grade Causes Them Stress

    08/10/2017 10:53:54 AM PDT · by pabianice · 44 replies
    overpassforamerica ^ | 8/8/17 | Founder
    Georgia College STEM course lets entitled students choose grades, opt-out of homework, and leave student groups with new stress policy. University of Georgia campus descends further into emotionally-immature amateur hour with participation trophy policy to reduce college students’ stress, reducing a STEM course to little more than an “adulting” version of Kindergarten Nap-Time In a stunning but not-to-surprising example of the deteriorating quality of education and discipline in America’s universities, A UoG STEM college course in data management has adopted what they call a “Stress Reduction Policy”. This stress policy, in all its extravagant methods of stroking students’ over-inflated egos,...
  • No. 7 Auburn survives No. 25 Georgia, 43-38

    11/16/2013 4:53:52 PM PST · by Hoodat · 50 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 11/16/2013 | John Zenor
    Ricardo Louis scored on a deflected 73-yard pass on fourth and 18 with 25 seconds left to lift No. 7 Auburn to a stunning 43-38 victory over No. 25 Georgia on Saturday night. The Tigers (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) had blown a 27-7 lead but pulled out one more huge play to continue the biggest turnaround in major college football. From 3-9 last year, they can win the SEC West with a victory in two weeks against No. 1 Alabama. Auburn's Nick Marshall heaved the ball downfield with two defenders around Louis. It bounced off safety Josh Harvey-Clemons and right...
  • UGA: Backpacks Won’t Be Allowed At Graduation

    05/01/2013 11:02:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    CBs Atlanta ^ | May 1,2013 | CBS Atlanta
    ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The University of Georgia will ban backpacks in the school’s football stadium during its commencement ceremony on May 10.
  • UGA to Penn State players: Come on down!

    07/24/2012 10:49:07 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 22 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 24 July 2012 | Bill King
    While Mark Richt has perhaps been the most up-front about his interest in picking up some of the Penn State players who are free to leave the NCAA-hammered program and play immediately elsewhere, Georgia certainly isn’t the only SEC school looking at that possibility. In terms of players currently on the Nittany Lions roster, this is likely to play out rather quickly, as most schools will be starting preseason camp soon — UGA on Aug. 2 — and in order to have a realistic shot at anything close to immediate playing time a transfer would need to be on campus...
  • Ex-UGA professor, CNN executive caught placing dog feces in mailbox

    A neighborhood argument ended with a stinky stunt that left one man facing a $180 fine. The prankster admitted to police that he shoved a plastic bag filled with dog feces into his neighbor's mailbox. But he's not just any neighbor - he was once an instructor at the University of Georgia and he was also a high-ranking executive at CNN. Bob Furnad walked his dog right past his neighbor's driveway last weekend and that's when he placed a plastic bag full of dog feces inside his neighbor's mailbox. But Furnad didn't count on getting caught red-handed on surveillance video....
  • UGA soccer player charged with stealing hashbrowns (cost: $1.06)

    02/29/2012 12:27:44 PM PST · by rawhide · 18 replies ^ | 2-29-12 | Joel Provano
    A University of Georgia soccer player is charged with trying to steal an order of hashbrown potatoes in her pants. According to UGA police records, Carli Shultis, 19, was arrested around 8:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Bulldog Cafe in the Tate Center on campus. The student newspaper, The Red & Black, obtained a copy of the police report, which stated that a food services worker detained Shultis after seeing her attempt to steal the potatoes while making a food purchase. Shultis admitted to a police officer that she had stuffed the hashbrowns in her pants to avoid paying for...
  • UGA researchers, scientists develop vaccine that attacks breast cancer in mice

    12/14/2011 6:24:02 PM PST · by JosephMama · 13 replies
    Researchers from the University and the Mayo Clinic in Arizona have developed a vaccine that dramatically reduces tumors in a mouse model that mimics 90 percent of human breast and pancreatic cancer cases—including those resistant to common treatments. The vaccine, described this week in the early edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals a promising new strategy for treating cancers that share the same distinct carbohydrate signature, including ovarian and colorectal cancers.
  • Don't Hatch A Rematch

    11/22/2011 8:09:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | November 22, 2011 | Brian McNicholl
    There is a problem with the Bowl Championship Series, but it’s not the one you probably think. College football doesn’t need a playoff. A traditional playoff system – an eight-team or even four-team bracket – brings nothing in the way of advantages over the current system and probably would make things considerably worse. Don’t tell me the traditional architecture for playoffs is the only – or even most – accurate way to determine a champion. The St. Louis Cardinals just won the World Series under that system despite having fewer wins in the regular season than any other team that...
  • Legendary UGA broadcaster Larry Munson dies in Athens at age of 89

    11/20/2011 8:05:16 PM PST · by fkabuckeyesrule · 15 replies · 1+ views
    AJC ^ | November 20, 2011 | Chip Towers
    For a few unforgettable days in 1941, it seemed fate had plans for Larry Munson that had nothing to do with the Georgia Bulldogs. After all, once you’ve shared the stage with Frank Sinatra, it’s hard to dream of night games in Starkville, Miss. As a high school senior in Minneapolis, Munson was, by his own account, a “decent” piano player who loved jazz. He was in class when the phone call came. The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, in town and scheduled to play 28 shows over the next week, had lost its regular piano player to illness. “I had no...
  • Cynthia Tucker to leave AJC for UGA

    08/10/2011 3:01:11 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 43 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | August 10, 2011 | Special
    Cynthia Tucker, one of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s highest-profile columnists for more than 20 years, is leaving the AJC to become a visiting professor at the University of Georgia’s journalism school. Tucker, who won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2007, assumes her new role Aug. 12, the AJC and UGA announced Wednesday. They said her position at UGA will be part of a partnership between the AJC and the university’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Tucker, 56, was editorial page editor of AJC from 2001 to 2009, when she moved to Washington as a political columnist in a...
  • UGA 5-star football recruit Ray Drew and The Charlie Daniels Band

    04/25/2011 7:32:21 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 1 replies
    Atlanta Journal and Constitution ^ | April 25, 2011 | Michael Carvell
    UGA 5-star football recruit Ray Drew and The Charlie Daniels Band 6:00 am April 25, 2011, by Michael Carvell UGA-bound football recruit Ray Drew (yellow shirt) and his younger brother with county music Charlie Daniels (Photo courtesy of Drew family) UGA-bound football recruit Ray Drew (far right, yellow shirt) and his younger brother with country music legend Charlie Daniels (Photo courtesy of Drew family) Ray Drew, UGA’s 5-star football recruit, recently had the opportunity to meet one of his all-time favorite country music singers. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end from Thomas County Central and his younger brother went to go...
  • We're No. 1! UGA tops party schools ranking

    08/02/2010 3:42:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | August 2, 2010
    ATLANTA — The University of Georgia won a national title this year — top party school. The Princeton Review announced Monday that Georgia is the No. 1 party school on its now infamous annual ranking. The school of about 30,000 students has been on the list 10 times since the ranking was created in 1992, but this is the first time the university has taken the top spot. For the campus — surrounded by nearly 100 bars in tiny downtown Athens — parties are just part of life from August to May each year. Many students gear up for the...
  • Atlanta media says UGA Athletic Director is out (caught holding her red panties between his legs)

    07/04/2010 4:21:07 PM PDT · by devane617 · 39 replies · 2+ views ^ | 07/04/2010 | Larry Hartstein
    Damon Evans is out as athletic director at the University of Georgia, WSB-TV Sports Director Zach Klein is reporting. The official announcement will come Monday, according to the report. Klein, citing a source close to UGA's athletic department, reports that UGA President Michael Adams asked for and received Evans' resignation. Evans, 40, was arrested on a DUI charge after a traffic stop late Wednesday night in Atlanta. Evans refused a breathalyzer test and spent the night in the city jail. Courtney Fuhrmann, 28, who was in the car with Evans, was arrested for disorderly conduct. A married father of two,...
  • PETA says the time has come for the SEC's first robot mascot (Georgia Bulldogs)

    11/28/2009 4:06:28 PM PST · by mojito · 17 replies · 1,097+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 11/24/2009 | Matt Hinton
    The sudden death of beloved Georgia mascot Uga VII to an apparent heart attack last week opened the floodgates to an outpouring of goodwill for one of the shorter-lived (and least successful, frankly, in terms of the team's on-field performance) reigns in Uga history, including a private memorial service and burial in Sanford Stadium before last Saturday's sobering loss to Kentucky. It also opened up a window for the capable opportunists at PETA, who suggested the Bulldogs forego the eighth in a line of mascots from a family of English bulldogs and turn instead to our old friend, technology, in...
  • Uga VII, Georgia's football mascot, dies

    11/20/2009 7:54:22 AM PST · by relictele · 19 replies · 1,241+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 19 Nov 2009 | Chip Towers
    ATHENS -- To the Bulldog Nation, the Uga mascot is royalty, the lineage anointed to represent the University of Georgia. But to the Seiler family, the English bulldogs are family pets. That is sadly evident at times such as these. In only his second season as Georgia's mascot, Uga VII has passed away. Uga VII passed away suddenly Thursday morning at his home in Savannah. At 4 years old, he was practically a pup and had served as Georgia's mascot for not even two full football seasons when he unexpectedly succumbed to heart problems.
  • Prof wanted in killings found dead in Ga. woods

    05/09/2009 5:06:26 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 30 replies · 1,449+ views
    Yahoo! News (AP) ^ | 5/9/2009 | Kate Brumback
    A professor wanted for killing his wife and two other people at a community theater two weeks ago was found dead in the north Georgia woods Saturday, his body covered in brush and dirt, officials said. Two guns were found with the body of marketing professor George Zinkhan, who vanished after the April 25 shootings near the University of Georgia, said Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Joseph Lumpkin. The guns matched those described by witnesses to the shootings, though police did not say how they believe Zinkhan died. Authorities hoped to have a cause of death by the end of Saturday....
  • Zinkhan’s body found in grave he dug

    05/09/2009 1:22:22 PM PDT · by freespirited · 34 replies · 2,358+ views
    Fugitive murder suspect George Martin Zinkhan III dug his own grave and covered himself with debris before firing a single bullet into his head, investigators said Saturday. “A person not accustomed to the woods would not have found it,” Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Jack Lumpkin said. “The body was beneath the earth… The body was purposely concealed in a manner not to be discovered.” Searchers found two handguns in the grave. Zinkhan’s well-hidden body was discovered Saturday by cadaver dogs — an Australian shepherd and a German shepherd — at 9:50 a.m. Saturday. The civilian Alpha Search and Rescue Team...
  • Ga. Professor Sought In Fatal Shooting Of 3

    04/25/2009 4:39:43 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 22 replies · 1,464+ views
    Officials Believe George Zinkhan Is Carrying Multiple Weapons University of Georgia George M. Zinkhan III was being sought by police on April 25, 2009, in connection with the fatal shooting of 3 people in at a theater in Athens, Ga. Three people were killed Saturday at a community theater near the University of Georgia, and authorities were searching for a marketing professor in the shooting deaths, reports CBS affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta. Athens-Clarke County Police Maj. Mike Shockley said authorities were called to the theater about a couple of miles from campus about 12:30 p.m. and found three adults slain...
  • UGA professor suspected in deadly Athens shooting

    04/25/2009 1:23:42 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 34 replies · 3,566+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | April 25, 2009 | MIKE MORRIS
    A manhunt is on in Athens for a University of Georgia professor accused of shooting and killing three people. Police are looking for George M. Zinkhan III, a professor in the Department of Marketing and Distribution. George M. Zinkhan Two blocks were secured in Athens after the shootings.He is a 57-year-old white male, last seen wearing a polo shirt and blue shorts, according to the UGA web site. He may be traveling in a red car. The shooting happened late this morning at or near the Athens Community Theatre off Prince Avenue near downtown. Clarke County coroner Sonny Wilson confirmed...
  • Professor sought after 3 shot dead near UGA

    04/25/2009 12:34:29 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 73 replies · 2,793+ views
    cnn ^ | 04/25/09 | cnn
    Police hunt University of Georgia professor in shooting deaths (CNN) -- Police are looking for a University of Georgia professor in the shooting deaths of three people on Saturday, authorities tell CNN. An alert on the UGA Web site says professor George Zinkhan is a suspect in an off-campus shooting. Sonny Wilson, Athens-Clarke County coroner, confirmed three people were dead, but couldn't provide identities. UGA is in Athens, but university spokesman Pete Konenkamp said the shootings did not happen on campus. Information about the shooting was disseminated through a campus-wide alert, which identified professor George Zinkhan as a shooting suspect....