Van Rees takes multidisciplinary approach to research, conservation outreach

Charles van Rees, assistant research scientist at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology, describes himself as a conservation scientist and naturalist.

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Bartlett brings disease expertise to honey bee research, education

No line of research is too big or small for Lewis Bartlett—literally. From mammoth extinctions to the western honey bee (Apis mellifera), he’s published on a wide range of topics during and since university. 

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Soil pioneer Coleman publishes memoir

University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology emeritus professor David C. Coleman has written a memoir, Rootin’ in the Rhizosphere: Growing up in Ecosystem Ecology.

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Training wheels

Allyson Mann, new communications director at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology, ponders how to replace someone who’s irreplaceable.

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Postcards from Costa Rica

The Odum School’s semester-long Tropical Ecology study away program brings undergraduates to Costa Rica for an intensive 12 weeks to experience what the syllabus describes as “one of the most

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Opening the door to discovery: Exploring undergraduate ecology research opportunities

Chances are that you’ve heard about research by ecology undergraduate Benjamin Frick, AB ’23. With faculty mentor Andy Davis, Frick coauthored a paper about Joro spiders that was published in

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Dean’s Corner, May 2022

Dean Altizer on attending JASM 2022 and the outsize influence of UGA in aquatic ecology, celebrating our graduates, and welcoming new staff.

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Alumni coordinator builds strong networks

As development and alumni relations coordinator, Allison Walters builds the network of Odum alumni and creates a collaborative environment.

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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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