Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:07am
Franklin College double major Trisha Dalapati has immersed herself in UGA oppportunities, from volunteering to studying abroad to conducting laboratory research: During my freshman fall, a friend introduced me to the Lunchbox Garden project. LBG is an afterschool outreach program where UGA students visit a local elementary school twice a week. The group plans lessons on gardening and sustainable living, and volunteers provide the hands-on…
Tags: Anthropology, Students, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Study Abroad, Volunteer
Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:53am
• Avery Elizabeth Wiens, chemical theory, models and computational methods. That's an amazing list, and note the interdisciplinary fields of study. The future of science is happening right now on our campus. Congratulations to these students and alumni - these broadly prestigious fellowships also have an extraordinary financial impact on the careers of young scientists. A vital program, indeed. Image: 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate…
Tags: education, Earth, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Conner Hall, Psychology, Study Abroad
Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:41am
Of the $38 million recently awarded to study the effects of oil on the Gulf of Mexico, two marine sciences faculty members had seperate projects funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative research board: “The Research Board was impressed with the quality of the 288 applications received,” said Dr. Rita Colwell, Chairman of the GoMRI Research Board. “As is our practice, all proposals underwent a rigorous merit review process like that used…
Tags: Institute of Bioinformatics, astronauts, UGA Creative Writing Program, industry, Study Abroad
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:57am
Discover UGA features the Skidaway Marine Institute and the work of our marine sciences faculty: Students from UGA and other universities spent the first half of the course at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island and the second half at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. During the intensive studies program, they researched animals, plants, microbes and processes in coastal environments and participated in a small research cruise to the…
Tags: schedule, industry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Study Abroad
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:29am
Great news from the department of marine sciences: UGA physical oceanographer Renato Castelao and colleague Ruoying He of North Carolina State University will launch two autonomous underwater vehicles called gliders in fall 2013. UGA's Salty Dawg and NCSU's Salacia, named for the Roman goddess of salt water, will remotely collect data on the exchange of water between the coastal ocean off Georgia and the Gulf Stream. "The oceans are chronically…
Tags: Visitors, Study Abroad, Volunteer, Diversity