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October 13, 2022: Georgia students outperform nation on ACT

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Jenna Jambeck and her research team look for litter debris on Jekyll Island’s Driftwood Beach. Jambeck and team developed the Marine Debris Tracker app and work with volunteers and communities around the world for data collection.

In brief: ACT scores top national average — Hispanic Heritage Month at ACC Library — UGA professor named MacArthur fellow — Braves beat Phillies — Dooley released from hospital after COVID treatment

Martin Matheny is WUGA's Program Director and a host and producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters.' He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on WUGA and GPB Classical. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.
Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!