Every June 8 we celebrate World Oceans Day, a day that was created to raise awareness about how we as a planet can help preserve our oceans. At Franklin College, we are fortunate to have many researchers who study our oceans and speak out. This year, the theme of the day in celebration is combating plastic pollution and our own Jenna Jambeck has a message for the United Nations on the topic.
From higher storm surge and more frequent flooding along the coast, to erratic weather patterns that affect the many industries connected to agriculture and forestry, the state of Georgia and its citizens face a growing array of challenges related to climate change.
Scholars, policy experts and journalists from around the world will meet in Berlin this month to consider issues related to contemporary transnational Europe at the inaugural Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies, a new joint initiative by the University of Georgia and the University of Notre Dame:...
Recent research co-authored by department of genetics Ph.D. candidate Michelle Ziadie focuses on resources available for undergraduate evolution instructors. From the abstract of the paper:
Evolution is a unifying theory in biology and is challenging for undergraduates to learn. An instructor’s ability to help students learn is...