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Ecological Society of America presents the Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Ecology Education to UGA alumni Carolyn Thomas and Bob Pohlad

Aug. 6, 2016

UGA alumni Carolyn Thomas, MS Ecology ’78, and Bob Pohlad, PhD Plant Pathology ’78, both professors at Ferrum College in Virginia, are to be jointly honored by the Ecological Society of America with the Eugene P. Odum Award for Excellence in Ecology Education at the ESA 2016 annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale.

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Todd Pierson, BS ’13, quoted in National Geographic

Dec. 19, 2015

A National Geographic article about the discovery of an extremely rare Chinese giant salamander by a fisherman in Chonqing, China, quotes salamander expert Todd Pierson, BS ’13.

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Schmidt, PhD (Entomology) ’77, wins 2015 Ig Nobel Prize

Dec. 3, 2015

Justin Schmidt, PhD (Entomology) '77,  of Southwestern Biological Institute and University of Arizona, shared the 2015 Ig Nobel Prize in Physiology and Entomology, presented at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel prize ceremony on Sept. 19 at Harvard University.

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Alkaff, MS CESD '97, honored by the White House

Dec. 3, 2015

On July 20, 2015, Huda Alkaff, MS CESD '97, was one of twelve people of faith recognized by the White House as “Champions of Change” for their efforts in protecting our environment and communities from the effects of climate change.

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