The EcoFocus Film Festival and nature photographers Hugh and Carol Nourse are the recipients of the 2014 Alec Little Environmental Award.
Students in the UGA Environmental Practicum gain hands-on experience solving environmental problems for stakeholder clients—usually local governments, state agencies, or non-governmental organizations—across the state. Recently, however, they have been working for a client much closer to home. Since 2011 they have been helping the UGA restore the health of Lilly Branch, a stream that flows through campus.
Marlene Zuk, professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the twenty-ninth annual Odum Lecture, “Rapid evolution in silence: Adaptive signal loss in the Pacific field cricket,” at the Odum School of Ecology on April 1 at 4:00 p.m. The next day she will give a second talk, “Gender, Science and Myths of Merit,” at 8:00 a.m.
The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology announces its sixth annual EcoFocus Film Festival, to be held March 19-29 on the UGA Campus and at Ciné in downtown Athens.
Ecology alumnus Peter C. Griffith, PhD ’88, was one of 16 honored by the University of Georgia Graduate School with the 2013 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their community.
EcoFocus Film Festival will present a special preview of the new documentary film Blackfish on Thursday, September 12 at Ciné in downtown Athens, the first in a series of films presented this fall.
The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology will host a celebration in honor of the 100th birthday of its founder and namesake, Eugene P. Odum, on Sept. 17 from 3-5 p.m. in the ecology building. The event is open to the public, and cake and ice cream will be served.
2012 marked the 25th anniversary of the Honors International Field Program, an eight-week summer course that takes students across the country to some of the nation's most spectacular national parks and monuments.
The University of Georgia is well-represented at the 97th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, with 38 faculty, students, and postdoctoral associates presenting their research, including 16 attendees from the Odum School.
A new report just published by the Southeast Watershed Forum, with research conducted by the University of Georgia River Basin Center, provides a comprehensive review of green building programs throughout the Southeast.
Katie Sheehan, legal fellow at the University of Georgia River Basin Center, was elected to the position of member-at-large of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia for 2012.