Odum faculty named Athletic Association and Foundation Professors

Two faculty in the Odum School of Ecology have been recognized with named professorships based on their long-standing commitments to excellence in research, education and service at UGA. Craig Osenberg

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Ecology lecturer identifies solutions

Alli Injaian, lecturer and academic coordinator at the Odum School of Ecology, sometimes feels like a talent manager. Fifty percent of her job is teaching, but the other 50% involves instructional service and administrative responsibilities like determining faculty teaching assignments.

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UGA’s Lipp Named Georgia Power Professor

University of Georgia College of Public Health professor and Odum courtesy faculty Erin Lipp has been appointed to the Georgia Power Professorship in Environmental Health Science.

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Hunter, Altizer named Odum chair and professor

Dean Mark Hunter has been named the Eugene Odum Chair in Ecology, and Sonia Altizer has been named the Martha Odum Distinguished Professor in Ecology at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology.

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New AI tool will help survey, protect coral reefs

University of Georgia ecologist Jim Porter has received funding to create an artificial intelligence tool expected to greatly improve mapping of coral reefs and lead to significant advancements in underwater 3D measurements—information that will aid efforts to help these reefs survive.

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Land use, nutrient conditions contribute to oak decline

New research led by the Odum School of Ecology’s Nina Wurzburger sheds light, for the first time, on how land-use disturbance and nutrient conditions play a role in the decline of oak forests. The most promising strategy to address this decline is reduced cutting.

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Conservation, freshwater ecosystems, tropical ecology: Pringle’s contributions to the Odum School of Ecology

Catherine Pringle’s path to freshwater ecosystem ecology was a sure one. “From childhood, I’ve been fascinated by nature, spending hours poking around in streams and creeks as a kid,” she

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Flushed and forgotten: Study finds septic tanks may require more frequent maintenance

A recent study by Ecology’s Krista Capps shows that younger septic systems—those between two and 10 years old—often exhibited hydraulic issues similar to much older systems.

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Byers named UGA Athletic Association Professor

James E. “Jeb” Byers, a member of the University of Georgia faculty since 2008, has been named a UGA Athletic Association Professor in Ecology.

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UGA celebrates winners of 2023 Research Awards

Andrew K. Davis, animal ecologist and assistant research scientist in the Odum School of Ecology, won the Research Communications Award.

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