Odum Research featured in Sierra Club Magazine online
Odum Research featured in Sierra Club Magazine online

Research by Odum School doctoral candidate Molly Fisher was covered in Sierra Club magazine in an article published online on July 16, 2018. The story reports on Fisher’s recent paper in Ecology and Evolution about the number of mammal species remaining to be discovered worldwide.

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Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, helps identify mudworms as potential vectors of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the Gulf of Mexico
Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, helps identify mudworms as potential vectors of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the Gulf of Mexico

A new paper coauthored by Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, finds that a neuorotoxin produced by microscopic algae and consumed by mudworms at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could end up in human diets via fish and shellfish.

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Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Announces Class of 2018
Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Announces Class of 2018

The Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL) has selected Katie Hill, Legal Services Associate at the University of Georgia River Basin Center, as one of 33 outstanding participants for its 2018 class.

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Odum School awards degrees to 49
Odum School awards degrees to 49

The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology awarded degrees to forty-nine students on Friday, May 4, at commencement exercises in Athens.

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Odum School recognizes award winners at annual Spring Fling
Odum School recognizes award winners at annual Spring Fling

The Odum School of Ecology honored faculty, students and staff for outstanding achievements during the 2017-2018 academic year at its annual Spring Fling celebration, held on April 20 at Flinchum?s Phoenix.

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Frank Day, PhD ’74, named Eminent Scholar and Professor Emeritus at Old Dominion University
Frank Day, PhD ’74, named Eminent Scholar and Professor Emeritus at Old Dominion University

Frank P. Day, Ph.D. ’74, was awarded the title of Eminent Scholar Emeritus and Professor Emeritus upon his retirement after 42 years in the Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University. Frank is a Fellow of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) and served as President of SWS in 2002-2003. He was awarded the 2016 Commitment to Human Diversity Award by the Ecological Society of America.

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Ecology major Guy Eroh one of three UGA Honors students named 2018 Goldwater Scholars
Ecology major Guy Eroh one of three UGA Honors students named 2018 Goldwater Scholars

University of Georgia undergraduates Trisha Dalapati, Guy Eroh and Stephan George are among 211 students from across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.

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Evolutionary Biologist Hopi Hoekstra to deliver 2018 Odum Lecture at UGA
Evolutionary Biologist Hopi Hoekstra to deliver 2018 Odum Lecture at UGA

Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University, will deliver the thirty-third annual Odum Lecture at the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology at 3:30 p.m. on April 10.

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UGA Ecology faculty, alumni among 2018 ESA Fellows
UGA Ecology faculty, alumni among 2018 ESA Fellows

UGA Ecology faculty members Jeb Byers and Amy Rosemond have been elected Fellows of the Ecological Society of America. Alumni Jianguo (Jack) Liu, PhD ’92, was also named a Fellow, and Tyler Kartzinel, PhD ?12, was named an Early Career Fellow.

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Yale Ciencia Academy welcomes a new class of young science leaders
Yale Ciencia Academy welcomes a new class of young science leaders

Kaylee Arnold, a doctoral student in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology, is among 40 young science leaders who will kick off their year as fellows of the Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Austin, Tex., from February 15-19, 2018.

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