2020 UGA CURO [Virtual] Symposium is April 21-24

The 2020 CURO Symposium features 22 Odum School students, including Best Student Paper in the Life Sciences winner Culzean Kennedy.

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COVID-19 crisis “stalling science”

Scientific research is on hold around the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article for Mongabay.com, Odum doctoral student Kaylee Arnold discussed some of the implications for

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Butterflies raised in captivity fare worse than wild counterparts

UGA ecologist Andy Davis compared the strength, color, and wing shape of monarch butterflies reared in the lab with their wild counterparts.

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UGA alumnae model impacts of COVID-19 interventions

Stanford biologist and UGA alumna Erin Mordecai has developed a model to explore the impacts of social distancing strategies on COVID-19.

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Human handling stresses young monarch butterflies

Being handled is stressful to monarch butterflies in their early life stages, according to new research by UGA ecologist Andy Davis.

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Big Biology podcast features John drake discussing coronavirus

Prof. John Drake was interviewed about the novel coronavirus on the Big Biology podcast.

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Opinion: Now is the time to act on the coronavirus

Prof. John Drake says that analysis of COVID-19 data leads him to believe that serious action now is imperative.

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Parasitic Worms Have Armies, and Produce More Soldiers When Needed

Parasitic worms infecting snails can adjust the number of soldier worms in their colonies to meet local invasion threats.

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What Is Really Killing Monarch Butterflies?

Assistant Research Scientist Andy Davis is featured in a story in Scientific American exploring the debate about what’s behind declines in monarch butterfly populations at their overwintering sites in Mexico.

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UGA celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and the University of Georgia is celebrating with a semesterlong series of events across campus designed to educate and inspire action for a more sustainable future.

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