May 6, 2013 | Research News
UGA’s Salty Dawg to retrieve data from under the sea
The University of Georgia will launch its first robotic submersible later this year, joining a growing number of research institutions that use the efficient and cost-saving instruments to explore the oceans.
April 23, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA students, faculty and staff receive sustainability awards
Four members of the University of Georgia community recently were recognized for their dedication to creating a more sustainable UGA. The UGA Office of Sustainability, as part of Athens-Clarke County GreenFest, presented the 2013 Sustainable UGA Awards to outstanding students, faculty and staff on April 19.
April 17, 2013 | General News
UGA to acquire 15 acres of historic Wormsloe property in Savannah
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted April 17 to accept a gift of 15.45 acres of the Wormsloe property in Savannah to the University of Georgia.
April 16, 2013 | General News
UGA Bug Dawgs to host ‘The Beers and the Bees’ April 18
The University of Georgia Bug Dawgs, a student group in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' entomology department, will host "The Beers and the Bees" April 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Terrapin Beer Company, 265 Newton Bridge Road. Event participants will learn about the benefits of pollination and local bees.
April 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
2013 UGA Earth Week celebration to spotlight green living, careers
Each spring, the University of Georgia hosts UGA Earth Week to encourage sustainable living. The weeklong celebration centers on the national Earth Day holiday on April 22.
April 9, 2013 | General News
UGA’s Chew Crew goats return to Tanyard Creek
The University of Georgia's own semi-resident goat herd, the Tanyard Creek Chew Crew, has returned to its temporary grazing grounds next to the Hull Street parking deck on North Campus. And volunteers are needed Thursdays in April and May 1 from 4:30-6 p.m. to help with the goats and their work.
April 4, 2013 | General News
UGA Cooperative Extension helps reinvigorate agriculture at Atlanta History Center
When the Atlanta History Center needed to learn a lifetime's worth of historical farming skills to implement on the 1860s Smith Family Farm in time for their annual Sheep to Shawl event, they went to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts.
April 3, 2013 | Events on Campus
From scrap to soil amendment: Compost 101 offered at UGA
Compost 101, a University of Georgia class that will teach participants how to successfully transform kitchen scraps and yard waste into a nutritive soil amendment, will be held April 10 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 1501 of the Miller Plant Sciences Building. Compost 101 is free and open to the public.
March 15, 2013 | General News
Short film by UGA ecology student to screen at Savannah film festival
A short film by Virginia Schutte, a doctoral student in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology, has been accepted into the Beneath the Waves Film Festival. The 2013 festival kicks off March 20-24 in Savannah and features documentaries from around the world that highlight marine science and related issues.
February 28, 2013 | Events on Campus
2013 EcoFocus Film Festival set for March 20-24 in Athens
The Artic documentary "Chasing Ice" will officially open the 2013 EcoFocus Film Festival March 21 at Ciné. An initiative of the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology now in its sixth year, EcoFocus features top-quality full-length, short and children's films that address pressing environmental issues.
February 26, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA campus invited to ‘get caught green handed’ for RecycleMania competition
RecycleManiacs have returned to the University of Georgia to celebrate the 13th annual RecycleMania Tournament. This year, the Office of Sustainability is partnering with the Facilities Management Division services department to host a competition to help motivate the university community to reduce waste and increase recycling. From Feb. 25 to March 29, eight campus buildings will compete for the highest recycling rate.
February 18, 2013 | General News
Tybee residents invited to participate in sea level rise, coastal flooding preparations
Tybee Island residents and municipal leaders will get an update on ways to plan for increased flooding due to sea level rise and more frequent and severe storm surges at a public meeting scheduled next month and facilitated by researchers from the University of Georgia.
February 13, 2013 | General News
UGA leads inaugural SEC Symposium on renewable energy
Experts from all of the Southeastern Conference's 14 universities joined with representatives from industry and government in Atlanta Feb. 10-12 at the inaugural SEC Symposium, a meeting designed to forge new collaborations among universities, and to share the research and innovation of SEC institutions with the outside world.
February 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to host 2013 Georgia Water Resources Conference
The University of Georgia will host the 2013 Georgia Water Resources Conference April 10-11 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel in Athens.
February 8, 2013 | Events on Campus
Artist to lecture, perform on global water crisis
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Lamar Dodd School of Art will present a public lecture by B. Stephen Carpenter II on artistic intervention, curriculum and public pedagogy Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. in room S151 of the school of art.