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.
July 12, 2016 | Research News
New hybrid sweetgum trees could boost paper, bioenergy production
Sweetgum trees thrive under diverse conditions, grow as fast as pine trees and provide the type of fiber needed for specialty papers-and they've long been desired by paper and bioenergy producers.
July 5, 2016 | Research News
UGA Skidaway Institute receives funding for regional glider network
University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Catherine Edwards is leading a team that has received a five-year, $750,000 grant from the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association, or SECOORA, to establish a regional glider network.
June 30, 2016 | General News
UGA expert: Don’t let ticks scare you
Don't be afraid of ticks, says Nancy Hinkle, a University of Georgia professor of entomology.
June 28, 2016 | General News
UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth
The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and at the University of Georgia, we're here to help you as you craft your Independence Day stories.
June 22, 2016 | General News
UGA to get 19 new electric buses
The University of Georgia has been awarded $10 million from the state of Georgia to purchase 19 electric buses.