Jacob Allgeier, PhD ’13, awarded 2019 Packard Fellowship to study sustainable coastal fisheries

UGA ecology alumnus Jacob Allgeier, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, has received a 2019 Packard Fellowship to study sustainable coastal fisheries in the Bahamas and Haiti.

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$1.5 million gift to Odum School of Ecology honors legacy of ecology student John Spencer

A graduate fellowship established through a $1.5 million commitment from John Spencer’s mother and stepfather, Kathelen and Dan Amos, is ensuring that John’s legacy will reach far into the future.

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Focus on Faculty: Pejman Rohani

Pejman Rohani, UGA Athletic Association Professor in the Odum School of Ecology and the College of Veterinary Medicine, mentors students and conducts research that explores how infectious diseases spread and evolve.

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Inspired by Nature: A conversation with Delia Owens

UGA alumna Delia Owens discusses how her 23 years of research and conservation in Africa inspired her bestseller Where the Crawdads Sing.

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In the field with flying foxes

UGA ecology PhD student Cecilia Sánchez studies how urbanization affects movement, diet and disease in Australian flying foxes (fruit bats).

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Mosquitoes more likely to lay eggs in closely spaced habitats

Patches of standing water that are close together are more likely to be used by mosquitoes to lay eggs in than patches that are farther apart, which could lead to more disease transmission in those areas, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

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Kaylee Arnold: scientist, dancer, environmental educator

You might find UGA ecology PhD student Kaylee Arnold in the lab, teaching a hip-hop class at Dancefx, leading a science workshop for teens—or all of the above.

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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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Four faculty in SEC Academic Leadership program

Prof. John Drake is one of four outstanding faculty members chosen to represent UGA in the 2019 SEC Academic Leadership Program.

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Beneath the surface: Mary Freeman studies fish populations in rivers and streams

Dr. Mary Freeman studies the creatures that live beneath the surface of streams and rivers and investigates how human activities affect them.

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