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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.