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  • UGA to reduce class sizes by hiring faculty, adding more than 300 course sections

    In the latest in a series of steps to enhance the learning environment, the University of Georgia is investing $4.4 million to reduce class sizes by hiring faculty and creating more than 300 new course sections.

  • UGA symposium to highlight student research in nanotechnology, biomedicine

    Promising undergraduate scholars from as far away as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley will present their research in the fields of nanotechnology and biomedicine Friday, July 31, starting at 8 a.m. at the University of Georgia.

  • Study will explore taste changes related to obesity, gastric bypass surgery

    Currently, one of the most effective surgical methods for treating obesity is the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, which limits the amount of food and drink that can be ingested at one time and the amount of calories and nutrients absorbed through the intestinal tract. An unintended side effect of RYGB is that it reduces the patient’s taste for sweet and fatty foods—but there is no scientific explanation for why these taste changes occur.

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