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Save the Bats! (Not to mention the bees and the snakes)

A decline in bats—a population depletion of 6 million since 2006—leaves quite a large dent in natural insect extermination and presents an interesting research opportunity for scientists like Georgia State's Christopher Cornelison.

Israeli dance company Vertigo explores “Reshimo”

Vertigo, a contemporary dance company based in Jerusalem, explores the concept of “reshimo” in a new repertoire piece that incorporates variations on repeated phrases, steps done in unison, and movement between partners.

High Museum partners with MoMA to bring Janet Cardiff’s Forty Part Motet

Coming to the High Museum of Art through a partnership with the Museum of Modern Art in New York, artist Janet Cardiff’s installation The Forty Part Motet explores the experience of sound.

Six events to check out this Labor Day weekend in Atlanta

Whether your enthusiasms lean toward the literary, the leisurely, or death-defying speed, you can find a way to indulge them over the long weekend.

Atlanta Science Festival

A smartphone, a tasty beer, and a drum concert by a musician with a prosthetic arm: All brought to you by . . . science.

Community Guilds’ STE(A)M truck

With all the focus on STEM education, one piece seems to be missing: training for kids who might not work in labs but want to do something hands-on.

Kennesaw State University’s Campus Awareness, Resource, & Empowerment Center

Georgia is now one of ten states identified by the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth for having a higher-education network to combat collegiate homelessness.

Get to know Zack Everhart of “So You Think You Can Dance”

“Hey, will you drop me off at the Fox at 5:30 in the morning?” A strange request in the bitingly cold month of January.

Just how much of a college football fanatic are you?

Informing either a Georgia Dawg or a doctor, “I bleed white and gold,” will likely cause sincere concern. Both will question your health. One will question your sanity . . . but only because when it comes to college sports, team loyalty runs deep.

Q&A: Chris Conley, UGA football player, Star Wars fan film creator

His middle initial, "R," may as well stand for “Renaissance Man.” After leading the Dawgs in receptions last season, Christian Conley decided to lead his campus in the production of a Star Wars fan film, titled Retribution. And according to his Twitter bio, he’s also a lover of Christ and aspiring writer. Plus, he can carry a tune quite better than most. I think the only thing this guy doesn’t do is wear jorts. “Yeah, I wouldn’t be caught in those,” he said when we talked about the surprise response to his film.

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