|Ecology Thrives at UGA
Named for its founder, UGA’s new Eugene P. Odum School of Ecology has evolved from one man’s vision into a dynamic center for collaborative research.
|UGA’s Terrorism Maven
Mia Blooom's scholarship and perspectives on such critical topics as suicide bombers, child soldiers and rape in war enlighten all who will listen.
|What’s Killing All the Honeybees?
In Georgia and across the country, honeybees are disappearing from beekeepers’ hives. Scientists believe a newly identified virus is at least partially to blame.
|Behind the Scenes
“Godwin,” a South Campus sculpture created in 1997 by visiting Lamar Dodd Professor of Art Mel Chin, is a monument to the creation-evolution debate.
|One of the Human Body’s Natural Defenses
A team of UGA scientists has discovered how the human body fights off an African parasite.
|Different Beats for Different Bats
By studying bats year-round, scientists have learned that species adopt different survival strategies to survive winter’s cold.
|U.S. and China Collaborate on Invasive-Species Studies
A new grant will address how species from each country manage to invade the other.
|Sewage-Contaminated Water Reaching Florida’s Offshore Keys
UGA research shows that sewage is impinging on Florida’s Upper Keys, threatening corals and possibly human health.
|Tobacco Ads Still Target Youth
Despite the 1998 Master Tobacco Settlement, research shows that tobacco companies continue to target youth in smokeless tobacco ads.
|Pine Gene Catalog to Aid Biofuels Research
A UGA researcher is spearheading a project at the U.S. Dept of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute that could develop pine trees tailored to the needs of the bioenergy industry.
|Do Plankton Help Fight Global Warming?
Marine biologists are investigating whether plankton are involved with ocean-atmosphere sulfur exchange.
|Building Bodies, Boosting Brains
A joint UGA-MCG study shows that exercise not only improves children’s problem-solving skills, but also their empathy, imagination and self-image.
“Helping Professionals” Feel Your Pain.
Social work researcher Brian Bride talks about why “helping professionals” often put themselves at risk.
A sampling of books, recordings and other creative works by UGA faculty, staff, students and alums.
New Creationist Museum a Window into Popular Belief. Historian Ed Larson writes about the spread of creationism worldwide.
|For the Record
Ecology, SREL to Honor Odum’s Holistic View.
UGA’s new Odum School of Ecology serves as a tribute to its founder, Eugene Odum, but is also a strong reaffirmation of the university’s traditional focus on the environment.