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Winners announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program

Twelve faculty teams at the University of Georgia have been selected to receive research awards through the institution's Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program. More than 150 faculty teams submitted research proposals to this competitive program. "I want to congratulate the recipients of these awards on their...

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Skip the caffeine, opt for the stairs to feel more energized

A midday jolt of caffeine isn't as powerful as walking up and down some stairs, according to new research from the University of Georgia. In a new study published in the journal Physiology and Behavior, researchers in the UGA College of Education found that 10 minutes...

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Georgia MBA team takes first place at real estate competition

For the second year in a row, a University of Georgia MBA team took first prize at the School Challenge case competition sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Terry College of Business students bested teams from Emory, Georgia...

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In negotiations, two jerks are better than one

Negotiations work best when both sides have matching personality traits-even if they're both disagreeable-according to research from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Conventional wisdom would suggest that people who are outgoing and accommodating are better suited to negotiate, but a study co-authored by...

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People are more effective than cartoons when advertising drugs, study says

Advertising tactics, like using celebrities or coupons to promote a product, can influence consumers' purchasing habits. But when the product is a prescription drug, an ad's effectiveness can have significant health implications. Matthew Perri, a professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy in the University of Georgia's...

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UGA wins 2017 SEC MBA case competition

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business topped 13 other teams to win the 2017 SEC MBA Case Competition April 7-8 in Gainesville, Florida. The Georgia MBA team included second-year students Rohit Banerjee of Hyderabad, India, Matthew Green of Cincinnati, Desiree Sullivan of Atlanta and...

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