January 23, 2015 | General News
UGA Parking Services expands electric vehicle charging on campus
Due to the popularity of the University of Georgia's first electric vehicle charger and recent grant funding by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority, UGA Parking Services has expanded charging locations to include the South Campus and East Campus parking decks.
January 15, 2015 | Research News
Researchers identify missing component in marine carbon, sulfur cycles
A new study from marine scientists at the University of Georgia reveals two important compounds not previously considered that are released into the ocean's dissolved organic matter pool by phytoplankton and subsequently removed by bacteria. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in December, describes the cryptic currency of carbon cycling with new details on microbial food web processes.
January 15, 2015 | Research News
Canceled flights: For monarch butterflies, loss of migration means more disease
Human activities are disrupting the migration patterns of many species, including monarch butterflies. Some monarchs have stopped migrating to their traditional overwintering sites in Mexico, remaining in the southern U.S. to breed during the winter.
January 13, 2015 | Research News
New model predicts Ebola epidemic in Liberia could be ended by June
The Ebola epidemic in Liberia could likely be eliminated by June 2015 if the current high rate of hospitalization and vigilance can be maintained, according to a new model developed by ecologists at the University of Georgia and Pennsylvania State University.
January 12, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Odum School of Ecology to hold graduate student symposium Jan. 16-17
The 21st annual Graduate Student Symposium at the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology will be held Friday, Jan. 16 and Saturday, Jan. 17 in the ecology auditorium. A showcase for student research, the symposium is free and open to the public.
January 8, 2015 | Research News
Not a win-win: Treating for worms helps animals survive, then spread infectious diseases
Parasitic worms, which infect millions of people and animals around the world, have been shown to influence how the immune system responds to diseases like HIV and tuberculosis. In a new study of African buffalo, University of Georgia ecologist Vanessa Ezenwa found that de-worming drastically improved an animal's chances of surviving bovine tuberculosis—but with the consequence of increasing the spread of tuberculosis in the population.
January 5, 2015 | Events on Campus
Registration open for UGA College of Veterinary Medicine’s VetCAMP 2015
Thanks to the University of Georgia's VetCAMP program, high school students have the opportunity to explore the field of veterinary medicine before they start college classes.
January 2, 2015 | Events on Campus
Circle Gallery at UGA to host exhibit ‘Witness: The Photographs of Billy Howard’
The Circle Gallery at the University of Georgia College of Environment and Design will host the exhibit "Witness: The Photographs of Billy Howard" Jan. 12- Feb. 12. The opening reception, which will include a brief gallery talk by the artist, will be Jan. 12 from 4:30-6 p.m.
December 18, 2014 | Research News
UGA Skidaway Institute scientists map Wassaw Sound
A research team from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography has completed the first high-resolution, bathymetric (bottom-depth) survey of Wassaw Sound in Chatham County.
December 17, 2014 | Research News
UGA faculty, student partner to sequence bird and crocodilian genomes
Using new computational methods developed by the University of Georgia's Liang Liu, Travis Glenn and others, an international team of scientists was able to shed light on an obscure period of avian evolution and further untangle the bird family tree.
December 12, 2014 | General News
Search committee named to seek dean of Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
December 8, 2014 | Research News
UGA research reveals public servants individually motivated to help environment
New University of Georgia research shows that while on the job, public servants contribute not just to mandated sustainability but also to discretionary eco-friendly initiatives of their own.
December 5, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Fellowship helps UGA student study pharmaceutical pollution in salt marsh estuaries
David Brew, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been awarded a fellowship from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry for doctoral research in environmental science as he examines the impacts of pharmaceutical pollution in Georgia's salt marsh estuaries.
December 4, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA Ag Forecast to be held across the state Jan. 14-23
From new varieties to new technologies and markets, the University of Georgia's team of agricultural economists will provide valuable insights into what the new year will hold for the state's largest industry during the 2015 Georgia Ag Forecast.
December 2, 2014 | Research News
UGA researchers work to develop stem cell bank for Sumatran tiger, clouded leopard
Less than four years ago, the University of Georgia's Franklin West, an assistant professor, and Steven Stice, director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, contacted Zoo Atlanta about the possibility of producing a bank of stem cells from two species in danger of extinction: the Sumatran tiger and the clouded leopard.