Director, Research Communications
Articles by Terry Hastings
|Apr. 26 2013||
Lillian Eby, University of Georgia professor of psychology, has been appointed director of UGA's William A. and Barbara R. Owens Institute for Behavioral Research. She succeeds Stephen Beach, Distinguished Research Professor in the university's clinical psychology program, who has served as the institute's director since 2003. Eby's appointment is effective in August.
|Apr. 4 2013||
The Department of Energy announced today that it has renewed funding for three bioenergy research centers, including the BioEnergy Science Center, a partnership of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Georgia and other university and industry partners
|Mar. 20 2013||
Women are in a unique position to create positive change around the globe, says Susan Fonseca, University of Georgia alumnae and founder of Women@TheFrontier, a forum that highlights women entrepreneurs. And, she says, there's no better time for women than now because of the exponential rate of change enabled by technology.
|Mar. 6 2013||
Atlanta entrepreneurs will address venture capital funding opportunities for biotech startups and the fast-growing field of glycomics during Entrepreneurial Week, March 22-29, at the University of Georgia.
|Feb. 14 2013||
Patrick Stockton, currently biosafety manager and biosafety officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, has been named biosafety officer and director of the Office of Biosafety at the University of Georgia.
|Feb. 6 2013||
In late January, just days after a federal appeals court ruled that the 2012 EPA mandate for cellulosic biofuels was overly optimistic, the EPA issued a new renewable fuel production requirement for 2013. The new standard, 14 million gallons, almost doubles the 2012 standard of 8.7 million gallons of biofuels made from grasses and woody material.
|Nov. 29 2012||
University of Georgia researchers, new technologies and programs that impact Georgia's rural economy and create new industries will be featured Dec. 3 at the Chancellor's Economic Development Forum: A Celebration of Research and Innovation by the University System of Georgia. The forum will be held at the Georgia State University Student Center in Atlanta from noon to 5:30 p.m.
|Nov. 19 2012||
The University of Georgia, an internationally recognized leader in tropical and emerging global diseases and bioinformatics, will partner with other Georgia institutions to establish a comprehensive center that will study the systems biology of nonhuman primate and human malaria.
|Nov. 6 2012||
The University of Georgia has been elected to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, recognition of its growing reputation in atmospheric and related science.
|Jul. 20 2012||
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Daniel Colley has been awarded the 2012 Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Distinguished Life Sciences Scientist Award for his research in tropical medicine and parasitology. Colley has focused for more than 40 years on the immunology of schistosomiasis, a debilitating chronic worm disease that affects 240 million people worldwide, most in the developing world.
|Jul. 19 2012||
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health and State Health Officer, will visit the University of Georgia on Tuesday, July 31 to provide an update on adult and childhood obesity in Georgia, and current local and state initiatives to address the epidemic. Her presentation, "A State Perspective on Obesity," will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences.
|Jun. 4 2012||
Georgia experts, including panelists working on the University of Georgia Obesity Initiative, will address the challenge of overweight and obese citizens in the U.S. and Georgia at a conference June 13 from 2-5 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center in Atlanta. The program, sponsored by Georgia Bio, will focus on how government, academia and industry are working together, particularly with respect to childhood obesity.
|Apr. 17 2012||
For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Georgia Technology Commercialization Office has been ranked among the best in the nation in moving research breakthroughs from the university to the marketplace.
|Jan. 24 2012||
The University of Georgia has launched a major campus-wide initiative to help the state address its growing epidemic of adult and childhood obesity. Clifton A. Baile, a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor of Animal and Dairy Science and professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, along with the Office of the Vice President for Research, will lead the new UGA Obesity Initiative.
|Dec. 16 2011||
Taking advantage of a marine location and tropical climate that are ideal for growing algae, researchers from the University of Georgia and the University of Puerto Rico are creating a renewable energy center to grow algae-based biofuels.