Odum School presents awards at virtual 2021 Spring Fling

The Odum School honored students, faculty, postdocs and staff at the 2021 Spring Fling virtual awards celebration aboard the “S.S. Odum.”

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UGA to establish national NIH-funded center to fight flu

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UGA a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research.

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New fish species named in honor of UGA ecologists

A newly discovered fish species, Percina freemanorum, has been named in honor of UGA ecologists Mary and Byron “Bud” Freeman.

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Sonia Altizer named interim dean of UGA’s Odum School of Ecology

Sonia Altizer, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Ecology, has been named interim dean of the Odum School of Ecology, effective July 1, 2021.

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“Emerge,” new program to create environment of inclusion in freshwater science, receives NSF funding

“Emerge” is a new NSF-funded program from the Society for Freshwater Science to promote diversity and inclusion in STEM.

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UGA professor, alumnus are among 2021 ESA Fellows

UGA professor Pejman Rohani and alumnus Shuijin Hu were elected Fellows of the Ecological Society of America in 2021.

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Patten to deliver “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture April 1

Bernard C. Patten, Regents’ Professor Emeritus in the UGA Odum School of Ecology, will give the “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture Apr. 1, 2021.

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Assistant Professor in Environmental Policy and Ecology

The UGA Odum School of Ecology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of environmental policy and ecology.

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Opinion: Preparing Now for the Next Great Pandemic

In a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, Dean John L. Gittleman urges global surveillance on the origins of viral transmission.

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Unusual flu season linked to more transmissible strain

The unusual 2019-2020 flu season in the U.S. was driven largely by a new, more transmissible strain of Type B influenza.

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