University of Georgia

Deep Roots

Georgia is blessed with an almost year-round growing season – one reason that agribusiness routinely ranks as the state’s No. 1 industry. With almost 10 million acres of farmland, the Peach State has a long history of agriculture. Anyone who’s…

Game On

Remember when we used to think of video games as a solitary activity or one where a few friends play together virtually for fun? Certainly those scenarios still exist, but today video games have emerged from the sidelines to become…

State of Mind: A Shot in the Arm

The trajectory of the COVID-19 vaccines from need to done deal was a near-miraculous achievement. In less than a year, the global scientific community developed and tested the vaccines, and business and governmental entities effected their production and distribution –…

Boosting Business Skills

A master of business administration, or MBA, has long been considered the gold standard in business credentials. That thinking seems to have gained support during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the period of economic instability offered opportunities for resumé building with…

2021 Industry Outlook

While the COVID-19 pandemic seriously damaged Georgia’s economy last year, the state fared better than the nation, and many forces are at work that will sustain economic recovery throughout 2021. In fact, the forecast calls for Georgia’s inflation-adjusted gross domestic…

Political Notes: Ups, Downs and In-betweens

New Ways and Means Chair: State Rep. Shaw Blackmon, R-Bonaire, now heads the Georgia House’s powerful Ways and Means Committee, which handles tax legislation. Blackmon replaces former Rep. Brett Harrell, R-Snellville, who lost his re-election bid. Wrigley Retirement: University System…