March 2, 2017 | Research News
Shades of Green: Scientists and engineers help turn ocean plastic into new products
Engineers and polymer scientists with the UGA's New Materials Institute help a company turn ocean plastics into new consumer products.
February 23, 2017 | General News
Rabun County’s Ladybug Farms awarded UGA students’ latest tiny house
Georgia Organics, UGA team up again to provide housing to young Georgia farmers
January 20, 2017 | Research News
Sundance film ‘Chasing Coral’ features UGA ecologist James W. Porter
"Chasing Coral" follows scientists charting the loss of coral reefs around the world.
December 9, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA students awarded grants for sustainability solutions
The University of Georgia awarded $40,000 to fund 11 interdisciplinary student projects through the Office of Sustainability's annual Campus Sustainability Grants program.
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
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.
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.
June 9, 2016 | Research News
Study links 2015 melting Greenland ice to faster Arctic warming
A new study provides the first evidence that links melting ice in Greenland to a phenomenon known as Arctic amplification—faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere as sea ice disappears.
June 6, 2016 | Research News
UGA Skidaway Institute studies nutrient levels in Georgia’s coastal estuaries
How much of a nutrient load is too much for Georgia's coastal rivers and estuaries? A research team from University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is helping Georgia's Environmental Protection Division answer that question. Their primary focus is on the estuary at the mouth of the Ogeechee River, where the researchers are measuring nutrient concentrations and other water properties to determine how they change as they flow through the estuary.
June 3, 2016 | General News
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory to launch radionuclide outreach program
The University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will begin working this summer with the community of Shell Bluff in Burke County to help its residents understand the impacts of nuclear industrial operations in the surrounding area.
June 1, 2016 | Research News
Researchers find positive connection between wood duck’s reproduction, survival
Using long-term data and breeding history of female wood ducks, researchers at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory set out to determine what affects the waterfowl's ability to reproduce and survive.
May 20, 2016 | Research News
UGA geneticist receives $1.1 million to study how plants will respond to climate change
Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants.
May 19, 2016 | General News
Housing residents donate more than 70,000 pounds of material to local charities
On-campus University of Georgia residents donated an estimated 73,660 pounds of material to eight nonprofit organizations during move-out last week—a weight comparable to three UGA buses.