November 30, 2016 | Events on Campus
Experts to discuss economy, livestock regulations, 2018 farm bill at Georgia Ag Forecast
The Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 18-27. University of Georgia agricultural economists will present insights into the latest market and regulatory conditions for the state's largest industry.
November 29, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists
The University of Georgia received a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University award by the League of American Bicyclists for its commitment to safe, enjoyable and convenient bicycling for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
November 23, 2016 | General News
Watershed UGA announces winners of Daylighting the Watershed design competition
November 14, 2016 | General News
Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest now open
Whether it's a specialty sweet treat, small-batch pork sausage or pimento cheese made from grandma's secret recipe, the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest shines the spotlight on the state's craft food scene. The contest, in its second decade, serves as a springboard for food entrepreneurs, assisting them in testing new products and reaching a larger audience, and helps new craft brands break into new markets and expand sales. Registration for the 2017 Flavor of Georgia contest, which is conducted each year by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, is now open at http://flavorofga.com/.
November 2, 2016 | General News
UGA-led consortium, conservation agencies to present statewide ocean-themed film contest
A team of University of Georgia-based marine researchers investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico are teaming up with local and statewide conservation agencies to co-present the 2017 Ripple Effect Film Project.
October 17, 2016 | General News
State Botanical Garden completes first major prairie planting
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia completed its first major planting of native grasses and wildflowers as part of a Piedmont prairie restoration project.
October 10, 2016 | Events on Campus
Veteran foreign correspondent to explore struggle to feed the world’s growing population
Roger Thurow, a veteran foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and anti-hunger activist, will visit the University of Georgia on Nov. 7 to deliver the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' D.W. Brooks Lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the UGA Center for Continuing Education.
October 6, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Lawmaker and soybean pioneer to be inducted into Georgia’s Agricultural Hall of Fame
On Nov. 11, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will induct former Georgia Rep. Richard Royal and pioneering Georgia soybean specialist John Woodruff into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.
October 5, 2016 | General News
Planning, preparation help ease stress of powerful storm
Empty shelves of bread and canned goods aren't just a sign of last-minute hurricane cravings—the purchases are also a coping mechanism, says a University of Georgia researcher.
September 8, 2016 | General News
UGA, state officials tour agricultural sites, see strength of industry firsthand
The University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture continue to make Georgia's No. 1 industry a top priority.
August 22, 2016 | General News
National Park Service turns 100—UGA has experts to discuss
On Aug. 25, the National Park Service will turn 100 years old. When President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the NPS, it was part of the Department of the Interior and was responsible for protecting the existing 35 national parks and monuments.
August 1, 2016 | Research News
Study shows heat dangers of inflatable bounce houses
Heat safety issues in bounce houses can put children in danger, says a new University of Georgia study.
July 29, 2016 | Research News
Satellite data reveal serious decline in Georgia salt marsh health
Scientists at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area.
July 22, 2016 | Research News
UGA Skidaway Institute scientists to study role of sunlight on marine CO2 production
Scientists at the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography have received a $527,050 grant from the National Science Foundation Chemical Oceanography Program to answer one of the long-standing questions about carbon in the ocean—the rate sunlight produces carbon dioxide from organic carbon molecules in the sea.
July 21, 2016 | Research News
Ecologists create a framework for predicting new infectious diseases
Ecologists at the University of Georgia are leading a global effort to predict where new infectious diseases are likely to emerge. In a paper published in Ecology Letters, they describe how macroecology—the study of ecological patterns and processes across broad scales of time and space—can provide valuable insights about disease.