Athens Peer Court is a leadership program in which youth volunteers serve as the lawyers, judge and jury in sentencing hearings for youth who have been charged with misdemeanor offenses. Started by Emily Boness of the University of Georgia J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, the program has trained dozens of youths. WUGA's Alexia Ridley paid a visit to the courtroom.
In this latest episode from our series The Other Side of The G, students from UGA's Grady College bring us the story of a student athlete so determined to live out her dream that she agreed to serve as a student manager until she could prove herself worthy of a scholarship. Listen back to the journey of golfer Kelsey Kurnett.
WUGA's collaboration with Professor Vicki Michaelis and her multi-platform journalism class continues, this time students from Grady College discover how one coach is using a combination of physics, chemistry and psychology to generate success on the track…click the headline to learn more about "The Throwing Doctor", including a link to listen back to the audio.