Part 3: On the Road—and the River—with the Ecological Problem Solving Class

Biodiversity, Conservation, and Recreation on the Flint  The last week of Maymester 2022’s Field Program in Ecological Problem Solving heavily featured the Flint River, which cuts through the western half

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Odum School lecturer finds the right career path

When teaching Ecology 3400, Professional Development for Careers in Ecology, one of the things Scott Connelly tells his students is that their career paths are not likely to follow a straight line. That’s a lesson that Connelly, a lecturer in the Odum School of Ecology, has learned firsthand.

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Leaky infrastructure driving antibiotic resistant pathogens in local waters

Could your old septic tank be driving a growth in antimicrobial resistant bacteria? It’s possible, say the authors of a University of Georgia study that identified aging sewer lines and

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Part 2: On the Road—and the River—with the Ecological Problem Solving Class

No course built around water sharing and water policy would be complete without an agricultural component. Between visits to Albany State University’s Water Planning and Policy Center and UGA’s Stripling Irrigation Research Park, students in the Field Program in Ecological Problem Solving class learned about the relationship between farming and water.

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Part 1: On the road—and the river—with the Ecological Problem Solving Class

Odum’s Ecological Problem Solving class travelled through the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin to receive a whirlwind introduction to problem solving at the intersection of science, society and policy.

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Researchers developing tools to predict next pandemic

The CEID has received a $1 million NSF grant to develop infectious disease intelligence systems to predict–and help prevent–pandemics.

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A Day in the Life of a Pond: Measuring Small-Reservoir Emissions to Inform Infrastructure Decisions

PhD student Laura Naslund is studying emissions from small reservoirs to understand their environmental impact.

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Within the Walls: Ringtails at Zion National Park

Anna Willoughby is studying how the use of buildings is affecting diet, behavior and parasite infection in ringtails at Zion National Park.

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Christina Faust, Ecology BS/MS ’09, named to UGA 40 Under 40

Odum School alumna Christina Faust, BS/MS ’09, has been named to the 2022 class of 40 Under 40 by the UGA Alumni Association.

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Monarch butterfly populations are thriving in North America

New research shows that the summer population of monarch butterflies in North America has remained relatively stable over the past 25 years.

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