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.

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.

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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.

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.

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University of West Georgia students, faculty, staff, parents and visitors will have a progressive new tool to remain safe this fall with the recently launched public safety app, LiveSafe.

UWG Announces New Safety App, LiveSafe

University of West Georgia students, faculty, staff, parents and visitors will have a progressive new tool to remain safe this fall with the recently launched public safety app, LiveSafe.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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