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The University of Georgia kicked off its largest-ever fundraising campaign Nov. 17 at the Georgia Aquarium.

UGA is seeking to raise $1.2 billion by 2020. It has already raised $680 million during the quiet phase of the campaign, including the largest single gift the university has ever received – $30 million from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation.

Jere Morehead, the president of the University of Georgia, has a special understanding of students who fight the odds to get a college degree.

In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 photo, a Coke truck delivers Coca Cola at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill.
Seth Perlman / Associated Press

A new study has found Atlanta-based Coca-Cola and its main rival, PepsiCo, gave money to nearly 100 national health organizations between 2011 and 2015.

Emory University, the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation are among a half-dozen Atlanta-based groups receiving funding from Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

Brittany Lauback

Gabrielle Fuentes' debut novel “The Sleeping World” arrives on the shelves today. The novel is set during a tumultuous time in Spanish history.

It’s 1977, and Spain is transitioning from the brutal Francisco Franco regime to an uncertain democracy. Elections are on the horizon, and protests erupt throughout the country.

 The Georgia mascot Uga takes the field before an NCAA football game against the LSU, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Athens, Ga.
John Bazemore / Associated Press

College football season is now underway, and Georgia's teams are getting ready to take the field.

Georgia State University will host the Ball State Cardinals on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Georgia Dome. GSU continues to build its program as it kicks off its seventh season.

The next day at the Georgia Dome, the University of Georgia will play North Carolina at 5:30 p.m. In preseason rankings, the Bulldogs are 18th and the Tar Heels are 22nd.

Georgia Law Schools Seeing Enrollment Declining

Aug 19, 2016

The Great Recession has had both positive and negative impacts on law schools in Georgia and across the country. Enrollments swelled at the height of the downturn, as newly minted college graduates unable to find jobs sought to extend their educations. But since peaking at the beginning of this decade, law school enrollments have been declining.

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