University of Georgia News

Why Employees Cheat

It can happen in the branch office or the boardroom. Volkswagen did it to pass emissions tests. Wells-Fargo did it to squeeze more profits from their customers. Some school districts have it done it to boost their standardized test scores. …

Concussion Effects on Driving Linger After Symptoms Disappear

The effects a concussion has on driving a vehicle may continue to linger even after the symptoms disappear, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers. Julianne Schmidt, associate professor in the UGA College of Education’s department of …

University of Georgia Settles Hazardous Waste Violations with EPA for $400K

The University of Georgia will spend more than $400,000 after federal inspectors found dozens of safety violations in the way it handles hazardous waste. Under a “consent agreement and final order” with the Environmental Protection Agency, the university will pay …

Researchers Say Bounce Houses Raise Heat Safety Concern

Heat safety issues in bounce houses can put children in danger, according to a new University of Georgia study. Expanding on the concept of microclimates like those in parked vehicles that cause serious injuries to children, the study investigated potential …

New Study Aims to Help Georgia Motorists Avoid Deer Collisions

University of Georgia researchers have a new study out that could tell motorists the most likely times for collisions with deer in different parts of the state. The research assessed available deer breeding information with reported accidents to calculate peak …