Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:18am
Hurricane Florence and its highest ever ranking led the headlines for the University of Georgia in September. A sample of faculty and alumni news and widely shared expertise: Project Greenland- Reuters multi-media series following some of the world’s top scientists tackling one of its toughest assignments: Understanding exactly how — and how fast — melting polar ice sheets will make global sea levels rise. Series features Distinguished Research…
Mon, 10/30/2017 - 2:20pm
The Office of Sustainability hosts a discussion today with former U.S. congressman Bob Inglis (R-SC), "Finding the Courage to Come Together on Climate Change": Mr. Inglis is a six term congressman from South Carolina who is advocating a free market approach to begin dealing with the problems associated with the burning of fossil fuels. He is currently Executive Director of republicEn.org, a growing grassroots community of over 3,750 Americans…
Tags: Coliseum Training Facility, Financial Planning Research Center, Various, noted, Earth, Human Nature
Fri, 03/10/2017 - 11:36am
Did you know to-go cups from your favorite cafe are not recyclable? How much energy does your building consume? How many of your co-workers carpool? The UGA Office of Sustainability works to educate us on these and many other questions, making the microcosm that is our campus community more in-tune with its environmental and stewardship responsibilities: Zero Waste UGA, an effort to send 65 percent less waste to the landfill in 2020 than the…
Tags: noted, life sciences, Hawthorne, stage, Department of Dance, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute
Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:43am
Urban watersheds represent one of the most complex and intractable environmental quandaries: overlapping jurisdictions, streets, property boundaries and buildings make it all but impossible to reclaim any relationship to a naturally existing water collection basin. Watersheds are drainage points for surface water to reach a river or other outlet and they are essential for the health of both land and water. The heart of the UGA campus sits in the…
Tags: noted, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Department of Dance
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:46am
Seventeen UGA students and alumni were among the 2,000 fellows selected from nearly 17,000 applicants nationwide for the 2016 competition. And Interim Associate Provost Noel Fallows shares with us this postcard from University of Liverpool professor Alan McCarthy, who recently spent three days at UGA courtesy of the department of genetics and the department of marine sciences: “The focus of my research is the development and application of…
Tags: noted, education, Human Nature, The Arts at UGA, public health, Hargrett Library
Wed, 10/21/2015 - 11:26am
What role does today's college campus play in broader sustainability efforts? Our scientists and engineers conduct research and develop bench-scale projects that show promise; other researchers document the effects of mankind on the planet, generate new ways of thinking about waste, urban infrastructure and even visual representations of society's conflicting interests and desires. But what of the campus itself? While not isolated from its…
Tags: Computer Science, noted, career, Genetics, Department of Dance, privacy