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Invention by MFT Faculty Member is Part of Food Technology History

December 19, 2014

Dr. Aaron Brody, Master of Food Technology faculty member, has made many contributions to the world of food technology, including the  the strain gage denture tenderometer. In Dr. Brody’s graduate school days, he created the device that demonstrates how different kinds food are chewed. Dr. Brody said that “The device…

How to Make Your Scholarship Essay Stand Out

December 11, 2014

It can be difficult to help your scholarship application stand out. US News and World Report shares ways to make your scholarship essay memorable. “1. Know your audience: Although we’re looking at scholarship essays as a whole, it’s important to realize that every scholarship provider is looking for a specific…

5 Resources The Library Offers for Online Students!

December 10, 2014

1. Request a Book. There are several library texts and books online, but some are only available in print at the library. If you need a resource, but cannot make it to the library, you can fill out a form to have it sent to you. This…

US News and World Report Shares Their Tips for Finals

December 8, 2014

Before students enjoy a break at the end of December, they must make it through finals. Here are some great tips from  Jeremy S. Hyman and Lynn F. Jacobs at US News and World Report for students, online or on campus, who are about to take their final exams. “1.

Online Tutoring Available for Distance Learning Students

December 8, 2014

The University of Georgia’s Division of Academic Enhancement offers free online tutoring for all currently enrolled UGA students. This means that online students have access to personal tutors, no matter where they are studying! Online tutoring is available for Math and Statistics as well as writing assignments or projects (course…

MFT Professor Helped Create “Starburst” Candy!

December 8, 2014

UGA Online faculty member, Aaron Brody, Ph. D., was on the product development team for M&M’s Candies (now part of Mars), while many of the candies we know and love today were being developed. Dr. Brody shared the story of his role in the development of “Starburst”. The team had…

Flag Observance Recognizes Veterans

November 13, 2014

The University of Georgia has been showing gratitude this week for the sacrifices of veterans. One of the ways the campus community showed appreciation was with a Flag Observance. The flags were placed in the memorial garden outside of the Zell B. Miller Learning Center to commemorate the service of…

UGA Receives Military Times Ranking for Excellence in Service to Student Veterans

November 10, 2014

Article originally from UGA Today, written by Don Reagin. The University of Georgia has been named to the “Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2015” rankings. Only 140 colleges and universities nationwide have achieved the designation, which results from a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military students’ success rates. …

UGA to Launch Online Teaching English as a Second Language Graduate Certificate.

November 6, 2014

  In Summer 2015, UGA’s first Online Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program (TESOL) will begin. This program will be great for a variety of students.  It was designed with working professionals in mind who may not be able to go back to school in…

5 Reasons E-Learning Will Radically Change the Education System

November 4, 2014

Tech Guru Daily recently shared reasons that e-learning will radically change the education system on their website and these were a few of their points. 1. Education Needs Change “Education is essential to helping the world progress, both technologically and socially. Unfortunately for many, access to education is not…