UGA to establish national NIH-funded center to fight flu

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UGA a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research.

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2021 CURO Symposium features 18 ecology undergraduates

The 2021 UGA CURO Symposium features 18 original research presentations by Odum School of Ecology undergraduates.

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UGA’s Amazing Students: Claire Teitelbaum

Claire Teitelbaum, a doctoral student in the Odum School of Ecology, is featured in UGA’s Amazing Students series.

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New fish species named in honor of UGA ecologists

A newly discovered fish species, Percina freemanorum, has been named in honor of UGA ecologists Mary and Byron “Bud” Freeman.

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Sonia Altizer named interim dean of UGA’s Odum School of Ecology

Sonia Altizer, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Ecology, has been named interim dean of the Odum School of Ecology, effective July 1, 2021.

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“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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UGA professor, alumnus are among 2021 ESA Fellows

UGA professor Pejman Rohani and alumnus Shuijin Hu were elected Fellows of the Ecological Society of America in 2021.

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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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Light pollution drives increased risk of West Nile virus

By attracting birds and mosquitoes, light pollution is enhancing the likelihood that they’ll spread West Nile virus to animals and humans.

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Patten to deliver “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture April 1

Bernard C. Patten, Regents’ Professor Emeritus in the UGA Odum School of Ecology, will give the “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture Apr. 1, 2021.

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