Worden, PhD ’00, discusses giant viruses

Alexandra Z. Worden, UGA Ecology PhD ’00, was featured on the podcast This Week in Virology discussing giant viruses that infect ocean hosts.

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Peering into the past: Analysis of museum specimens reveals clues about ecological change

Stable isotope analysis of specimens from natural history museums can provide insights into potential impacts of future environmental change.

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A summer among the sequoias

Katherine Russell, BS ’18, describes her experience studying the impacts of recent wildfires on the giant sequoias of California.

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Beauvais wins climate photography contest

ICON and Ecology PhD student Jeffrey Beauvais won the 2019 Georgia Climate Conference student photography contest. His entry, “Watching,” shows the impact of rising sea levels.

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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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Hull receives 2019 Laerm Award

Richard Hull, an undergraduate pursuing a bachelor of science degree in ecology with a minor in plant biology, has received the 2019 Laerm Award for Undergraduate Research from the Georgia Museum of Natural History.

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Scientists get $1.6M to study disease transmission

Researchers associated with the UGA Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the relationships between habitat characteristics, human activity and disease transmission for two tropical diseases: cutaneous leishmaniasis and Chagas disease.

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Bats play a vital role in the ecosystem

Creatures of the Night exhibit sheds light on vital role of bats and explains threats they face and how to get involved in bat conservation.

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Faculty position: Lecturer in Ecology

Faculty position in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia: Full-time Lecturer in Ecology, to contribute to our A.B. and B.S. undergraduate degree programs. Applications due Nov 24.

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