Parasites affect host responses to environmental change

Ignoring the role of parasites may lead to misinterpretation of organism responses to environmental change.

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Meet the Neighbors: Anne Dix, PhD ’97, and family

The adventures of Anne Dix, PhD ’97, and her family are chronicled in a profile in the Parkwood Association Newsletter.

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UGA faculty, alumni are 2019 ESA Fellows

Catherine Pringle, Distinguished Research Professor in the Odum School of Ecology, was elected a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, and alumna Erin Mordecai, BS ’07, was named an Early Career Fellow.

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Ginseng in decline in the eastern United States

American ginseng is in decline thanks chiefly to range-wide overharvesting, but that trend could potentially be reversed by promoting and supporting ginseng cultivation.

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UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro will deliver 2019 Boyd Lecture

UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro, BS/MS ’99, will deliver the 2019 Boyd Lecture at 1 PM on April 4.

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Toxic toads can tolerate environmental contaminants

A recent study conducted by University of Georgia researchers reports amphibians can develop a tolerance to toxic environmental contaminants.

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Ecology students use botanical garden as living lab

Ecology 3500, or simply titled “Ecology,” in the Odum School of Ecology introduces students to core principles, classic experiments, current events and ongoing research in ecology.

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UGA student joins new class of young science leaders

Ecology doctoral student David Vasquez was one of 40 young science leaders chosen to be a fellow of the Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development.

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Byers receives the Felton Jenkins Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award

James E. “Jeb” Byers has been named the sole research and comprehensive university recipient of the Felton Jenkins Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award, which recognizes a faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching and student success.

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Alumni News: Fath, PhD ’98, publishes textbook on sustainability

Foundations for Sustainability: A Coherent Framework of Life-Environment Relations, co-authored by UGA Ecology alumnus Brian Fath takes a holistic, systems approach to sustainability.

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