March 6, 2013 | Research News
Using Facebook, researchers analyze debris after tornadoes
After tornadoes touched down in the Southeast on April 27, 2011, many people in the storm's path did the most logical thing they could—they posted images of the aftermath on Facebook.
March 4, 2013 | General News
National Invasive Species Awareness Week runs through March 8
National Invasive Species Awareness Week runs through March 8 and the University of Georgia is offering information on prevention, detection, monitoring, control and management of invasive species.
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 27, 2013 | Events on Campus
State Botanical Garden to host nature writer for talk, writing workshop
Athens, Ga. - The State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia will host Dorinda Dallmeyer, naturalist and writer, for a talk and writing workshop March 8-9.
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 25, 2013 | General News
2013 Flavor of Georgia contest judges select 25 finalists
The best sauces, jams, meats, snacks and sweets in Georgia will duke it out March 11-12 at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot in Atlanta as part of the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. Judges have selected 25 products to compete in the contest's final round.
February 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
River food web ecologist Mary Power to give 2013 Odum Lecture at UGA
The 28th annual Eugene P. Odum Lecture at the University of Georgia will be given by Mary E. Power of the University of California, Berkeley. Her talk on "Food Webs in River Networks: Algal-Mediated Linkages of Rivers, Uplands and Oceans" will be held March 5 at 4 p.m. in the Odum School of Ecology's auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.
February 20, 2013 | General News
UGA to host timberland investment conference on Amelia Island
More than 500 people from more than a dozen countries are expected to attend the 2013 Timberland Investment Conference held biannually by the University of Georgia's Center for Forest Business. The conference will run from Feb. 27 to March 1 and will focus on achieving investment efficiency in a market-oriented systems and making prudent timberland investment decisions.
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 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law's 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
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 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
Annual Southern Garden Heritage Conference to celebrate heirloom fruits and vegetables
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia will hold the 2013 Southern Garden Heritage Conference Feb. 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Callaway Building Auditorium. The focus is on "Gardening with Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables."
February 8, 2013 | General News
UGA marine science graduate receives 2013 Sea Grant marine policy fellowship
Carrie Givens, a recent graduate of the University of Georgia marine science doctoral program, will join 49 students from across the country in the prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship starting this February.
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.