Altizer named 2024 Ecological Society of America Fellow

Sonia Altizer, the Martha Odum Distinguished Professor of Ecology, was named a 2024 Fellow by the Ecological Society of America.

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Ecology’s spring 2024 convocation honors 54 graduates

The Odum School of Ecology celebrated spring 2024 graduation with a convocation ceremony on May 9 at UGA’s Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.

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2024 Research Awards

Jeb Byers is named Distinguished Research Professor, a distinction awarded to senior faculty members who are internationally recognized for their innovative body of work and its transformational impact on their field.

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Odum alum Peter Groffman (PhD ’84) elected president of the Ecological Society of America

Microbial ecologist Peter Groffman (PhD ’84), a graduate of the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology, has been elected the 2025 president of the Ecological Society of America, the nation’s largest organization of professional ecologists.

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Odum faculty named Athletic Association and Foundation Professors

Two faculty in the Odum School of Ecology have been recognized with named professorships based on their long-standing commitments to excellence in research, education and service at UGA. Craig Osenberg

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Odum School convocation honors six fall 2023 graduates

The Odum School of Ecology celebrated fall 2023 graduation with a convocation ceremony and reception for graduates and their friends and families on Dec. 14. 

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Teaching Academy announces 16 new members

The UGA Teaching Academy inducted 16 new members on Nov. 9, including Odum School of Ecology’s Krista Capps.

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UGA researchers to leverage AI, remote sensing for NASA-funded conservation project

In a NASA grant project focused on levee setbacks, UGA scientists are filling a critical gap in biodiversity benefit assessment for USACE. 

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UGA’s Lipp Named Georgia Power Professor

University of Georgia College of Public Health professor and Odum courtesy faculty Erin Lipp has been appointed to the Georgia Power Professorship in Environmental Health Science.

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Hunter, Altizer named Odum chair and professor

Dean Mark Hunter has been named the Eugene Odum Chair in Ecology, and Sonia Altizer has been named the Martha Odum Distinguished Professor in Ecology at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology.

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