Ending the Stigma: UWG programs work to diminish spiral of mental illness
Imagine a village situated near the edge of a cliff. Despite parental warnings, children in the village play near the edge, and despite fencing, some accidentally fall to their deaths. Village residents come together and pledge to raise funds to solve the problem, choosing to build a new hospital at the bottom of the cliff. That illustration is how UWG's Dr. Mark Kunkel describes the state of mental health in the United States today.
FIREd Up: UWG alums lead flexible life of financial independence
Work less, earn more. That's the dream. It's a dream that two University of West Georgia alumni are turning into a reality as they aim to become financially independent by the time they're in their mid-30s.
Shoring up Science: Students Use New Technology in Coastal Preservation
Three-dimensional mapping is an integral part of surveying methods used in coastal maintenance, and a professor at the University of West Georgia tasks student researchers to use mobile devices to digitally map regional coastlines.
DAISY Award: Caring Nurse Faculty Members Honored by the DAISY Foundation
Nursing faculty members in the Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) at the University of West Georgia care about their students and about each other. Their dedication to caring was recently exemplified when two faculty members, Dr. Sally Richter and Dr. Patty Moran, were presented with the DAISY Award.