Migration shapes patterns of disease transmission

Long-distance animal migrations can trigger relapse of dormant infections, influencing when and where infection risk peaks, according to research by alumnus Dan Becker, PhD ’17, and Asst. Prof. Richard Hall.

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UGA ecologists to present research at virtual 2020 ESA annual meeting Aug. 3-6

26 University of Georgia faculty, students and postdoctoral associates will present research at the 2020 ESA Annual Meeting Aug. 3-6 online.

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Alumni News: Becker wins BES Sidnie Manton Award

Odum School alumnus Daniel Becker, PhD ’17, was named the winner of the 2020 Sidnie Manton Award by the British Ecological Society.

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Alumni News: NPR quotes Christina Faust on disease, deforestation link

Odum School alumna Christina Faust, BS/MS ’09, is quoted on NPR about the relationship between infectious disease and deforestation.

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Drawn to action

Henry Adams, BS ’15, is combining his ecological knowledge and artistic talent to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.

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Can the course of the pandemic be predicted?

Prof. John Drake gave a talk, “Can the course of the epidemic be predicted?” for UGA’s “Ask Me Anything” series on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Odum Class of 2020 graduates online

UGA’s May 8 commencement ceremonies were postponed, but the Odum School commemorated the occasion with a Class of 2020 convocation website celebrating our 49 graduates.

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The story behind UGA’s first Earth Day

The first Earth Day at UGA featured a day-long teach-in led by students and faculty from the Institute of Ecology and student group Balance.

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UGA professor, alumnus are 2020 ESA Fellows

UGA ecologist John Drake was named a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America and Jacob Allgeier, PhD ’13, was named an Early Career Fellow for 2020.

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Ecology community mourns Lawrence R. Pomeroy

Groundbreaking marine ecologist Lawrence R. Pomeroy, 94, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2020, in Burlington, North Carolina.

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