“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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EcoReach launches “Backyard Critters” to connect students with nature in Athens

University of Georgia student group EcoReach has launched “Backyard Critters,” a new program to connect students with nature in Athens.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, UGA form Network for Engineering with Nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the University of Georgia are partnering to form the Network for Engineering With Nature.

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EcoReach creates virtual science lessons for kids

University of Georgia student organization EcoReach has created a suite of online hands-on science activities that students can do from home.

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The story behind UGA’s first Earth Day

The first Earth Day at UGA featured a day-long teach-in led by students and faculty from the Institute of Ecology and student group Balance.

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Laurie Fowler: Pioneering Georgia’s environmental law

As a lawyer, educator and policy maker, Laurie Fowler, the director of policy for the River Basin Center, has had an impact on Georgia’s students and ecosystems that extends through decades.

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Gibbons honored by Southeastern Outdoor Press Association

Prof. Emeritus Whit Gibbons was honored by the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association in October. Gibbons received the 2019 Sharon Ruston Award, which recognizes the best communication work related to mentoring

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STEMzone introduces Bulldog Nation to research

STEMZONE A BIG HIT WITH BULLDOG FANS
The third annual STEMzone took place before the Missouri football game and engaged nearly 1,000 visitors of all ages with the STEM research being done at UGA.

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A taste of home: REU students give back

Students in the 2019 Population Biology of Infectious Diseases REU program at UGA raised funds and made dinner for residents of the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.

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