Odum School seeks two faculty members in infectious disease dynamics

The Odum School of Ecology is now accepting applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in infectious disease dynamics.

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Vallury joins Odum as assistant professor, River Basin Center as co-director

On August 1, Sechindra Vallury, a researcher in natural resource management and policy with a focus on how institutions can shape water governance and equity outcomes, joined Odum School of Ecology and the River Basin Center.

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Assistant professor merges passion for marine mammals with research and teaching

Asst. Prof. John Schacke teaches courses on marine mammal biology and conservation and directs the Georgia Dolphin Ecology Program. 

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Through the lens of a bird nerd

Self-proclaimed “Bird Nerd” Asst. Prof. Richard Hall regularly posts images of the birds he photographs in his own backyard.

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Assistant professor asks important environmental questions

Stream ecologist Krista Capps studies the impact of aging water infrastructures, land use changes on freshwater ecosystems.

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Odum Faculty, Students Recognized During 2022 UGA Honors Week

Odum School faculty and students were recognized during 2022 UGA Honors Week for their research and teaching.

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Charter Lecture exhibits the value of interdisciplinary research

Regents’ Professors John Drake and Claudio Saunt discussed their own research and a project that brought their fields together at the 2022 Charter Lecture.

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In Memoriam: Gary W. Barrett, 1940-2022

Gary W. Barrett, Odum Chair emeritus and former director of the UGA Institute of Ecology, passed away on April 10, 2022 in Athens, Georgia.

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Precision conservation saves time, money–and species

UGA researchers are working with GDOT on a precision conservation project to better protect species while reducing transportation infrastructure costs.

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Joro spiders likely to spread beyond Georgia

New research from the Odum School of Ecology suggests that Joro spiders could spread beyond Georgia and colonize the entire U.S. East Coast.

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