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Student Publishes Research Paper on Possible Anti-Cancer Agents: Every generation makes strides in the fight against cancer. From the discovery of radiation to the development of chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants, and stem cell therapy, treatments are developed, refined, and combined to combat the tumors, of which there are over 100 types.
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Chemistry Workshop Leader Scholarship Funded by Lucille Garmon: University of West Georgia Professor Emerita of Chemistry Dr. Lucille Garmon believed steadfastly that no student should be kept from completing his or her education due to financial strain.
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High Number of UWG Students Accepted to Pharmacy Schools: The Department of Chemistry had a successful year placing students in pharmacy schools at universities around the southeast. Entrance into pharmacy school is a difficult feat, and the high ratio of students accepted is a testament to the high academic standard at UWG.
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Student Publishes Research Paper on Possible Anti-Cancer Agents

Students Soar to New Sights:
Space: the final frontier. Hundreds of Earthlings gathered at Central High School in Carrollton armed with telescopes and curiosity. Their seven-hour mission: to witness the rare occurrence of Mercury crossing the sun.

The UWG Observatory hosted the public outreach event to provide an opportunity for high school students and members of the community to view the Mercury Transit. This is the longest duration of this type of eclipse since the early 1970s.

Ben Jenkins, senior lab coordinator and associate director of the UWG Observatory, explained that because Mercury is a smaller planet that lies within Earth’s own orbit, the two planets and the sun don't align often. When they do line up, it is only in the months of May and November. Read more ...

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