September 10, 2010 | Events on Campus
Second annual Ljungdahl Lecture to be held at UGA on Oct. 1
Harold L. Drake, professor of ecological microbiology at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, will deliver the second annual Lars G. Ljungdahl Lecture at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, in room C127 of the Davison Life Science Complex on the University of Georgia campus.
September 10, 2010 | Events on Campus
UGA to hold second annual Green Cup competition between residence halls
The second annual University of Georgia Green Cup competition will take place Sept. 13 - Oct. 10.
September 9, 2010 | General News
EcoFocus Film Festival announces 2010 lineup
A world premiere and a U.S. premiere will be among the twenty-two feature and twenty-four short films to be screened at the third annual EcoFocus Film Festival in Athens, Sept. 24 to Oct. 3.
September 8, 2010 | General News
Study may help predict extinction tipping point for species
What if there were a way to predict when a species was about to become extinct-in time to do something about it?
September 3, 2010 | Research News
UGA researchers demonstrate relationship between predation and extinction in small populations
Two ecological issues of increasing concern are the conservation of threatened and endangered species and the management of invasive species.
September 3, 2010 | Events on Campus
Odum School of Ecology to host seminar, book signing, reception for Big Ecology
The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology will host a seminar, followed by a reception and book signing, to celebrate the publication of Big Ecology: The Emergence of Ecosystem Science by David C. Coleman on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Ecology Auditorium.
August 23, 2010 | Research News
GA researchers receive grants to assess environmental impacts of Gulf oil spill
Two University of Georgia marine sciences researchers, Samantha Joye and Patricia Medeiros, have received rapid response grants from the National Science Foundation to further assess the environmental impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
August 16, 2010 | General News
Report concludes that nearly 80 percent of oil from Gulf spill remains
A report released today by the Georgia Sea Grant and the University of Georgia concludes that up to 79 percent of the oil released into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon well has not been recovered and remains a threat to the ecosystem.
August 12, 2010 | Honors & Awards
UGA researcher awarded National Science Foundation Rapid-Response Grant
University of Georgia geneticist Mike Arnold has received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant to assess the effects of crude oil and dispersant on native plant populations in the Gulf Coast region.
August 12, 2010 | General News
New “green” hall opens on UGA East Campus, dedication and open house set for Aug. 18
Building 1516, the University of Georgia's first "green" residence hall, opened on Monday, Aug. 9, to more than 500 upperclassmen.
August 5, 2010 | Research News
UGA researchers unlocking the secrets of cross-species rabies transmission
Like most infectious diseases, rabies can attack several species. However, which species are going to be infected and why turns out to be a difficult problem that represents a major gap in our knowledge of how diseases emerge.
August 3, 2010 | Honors & Awards
UGA named to the Princeton Review Green College Honor Roll
The University of Georgia was recently chosen for the Princeton Review's 2011 Green Rating Honor Roll.
August 2, 2010 | General News
Ice-free Arctic Ocean may not be of much use in soaking up carbon dioxide, a component of global war
Scientists have been looking at ways the Earth might benefit from natural processes to balance the rising heat, and one process had intrigued them, a premise that melting ice at the poles might allow more open water that could absorb carbon dioxide, one of the major compounds implicating in warming. Now, though, in research just published in the journal Science and led by a University of Georgia marine chemist, that idea may be one more dead end.
July 26, 2010 | General News
Media Advisory: UGA oil spill expert to put findings in perspective
University of Georgia marine scientist Samantha Joye, who is continuing to assess the impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will discuss how her findings on subsurface oil and dissolved oxygen concentrations compare with the findings of other researchers at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27.
July 16, 2010 | General News
GPB to air UGA documentary on Gulf Coast oil spill
Black and Blue: Beneath the Gulf Oil Disaster, featuring the work of University of Georgia Professor of Marine Sciences Samantha Joye, will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Wednesday, July 21, at 7 p.m. Black and Blue: Beneath the Gulf Oil Disaster, featuring the work of University of Georgia Professor of Marine Sciences Samantha Joye, will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting on Wednesday, July 21, at 7 p.m.