Victoria Knight

Graduate Assistant/Health Reporter

Victoria Knight is a graduate assistant and health reporter for WUGA. She is currently a master's student studying health and medical journalism at the University of Georgia, and has a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Tennessee. Victoria helps with daily news updates, as well as co-hosts and produces the weekly segment, Georgia Health News.

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 A UGA bus hit a student on campus earlier this week. 

According to the UGA Police Department report, the student stepped out to cross Hooper Street, but didn’t stop to look before crossing. He was not in a crosswalk.

The student was then hit from behind by the UGA bus. He hit his head on the front windshield, but did not visibly cut his head. However, his vision did become blurry later. The student was then taken to Piedmont Athens Regional for treatment.

University of Georgia

New numbers have been released on fall 2017 enrollment at the University of Georgia. 

Georgia Health News is our weekly feature that keeps you up to date on what's happening in health around the state. Andy Miller is editor of the online news site, Georgia Health News, and Victoria Knight is our health reporter. They're going to be discussing common questions about open enrollment for the 2018 health insurance marketplace. 

A group of scientists are hoping to engage football-goers on their way to Sanford Stadium this weekend. 

STEMzone is new initiative focused on connecting UGA football fans to science.  Reni Kaul is a UGA graduate student and the founder of STEMzone.   

Online Athens

The woman charged with crashing her vehicle and killing a UGA graduate student last fall was found guilty yesterday. 


Whitney Baker Howard was found guilty on 11 counts in the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County on Tuesday. On September 12, 2016, Howard crashed her vehicle into a group of cyclists. In that crash, she killed Ashley Block, a UGA graduate student in the Department of Anthropology and Integrated Conservation.