Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Colbert, MS ’16

Joseph Colbert, MS ’16, has followed a winding path to his current role as a wildlife biologist at Jekyll Island State Park.

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EcoReach Grows with help of Americorps VISTA

The Odum School of Ecology’s student-run environmental outreach program, EcoReach, is working with its first ever AmeriCorps VISTA member.

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In Memoriam: Gary W. Barrett, 1940-2022

Gary W. Barrett, Odum Chair emeritus and former director of the UGA Institute of Ecology, passed away on April 10, 2022 in Athens, Georgia.

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Aquatic ecologist JoAnn Burkholder to deliver 2022 Odum Lecture at UGA

JoAnn Burkholder of NC State University will deliver the 36th Odum Lecture at the UGA Odum School of Ecology on Tue., April 12, 2022 at 4 PM.

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Odum School launches Undergraduate Student Support Fund

The Odum School of Ecology has launched a new fund to promote experiential learning and other opportunities for undergraduate ecology majors.

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Russian invasion at Chernobyl puts future research in limbo

Russia’s occupation of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine is putting research projects by SREL scientists and others in limbo.

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24 Ecology students present research at 2022 CURO Symposium

21 ecology majors and 3 ecology minors will present their original research at the 2022 UGA CURO Symposium April 4-5 at the Classic Center.

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Monarch butterflies increasingly plagued by parasites, study shows

North American monarch butterflies are increasingly plagued by a debilitating parasite, with major implications for their conservation.

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Precision conservation saves time, money–and species

UGA researchers are working with GDOT on a precision conservation project to better protect species while reducing transportation infrastructure costs.

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Alumni Spotlight: Parents & Families Day Alumni Perspectives

Four recent Ecology graduates shared their perspectives as alumni as part of the 2022 Odum School Parents and Families Day.

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