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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Ants and art: UGA alumnus investigates ant behavior, visual science communication

Ben Taylor (AB ’17, MS ’23) has always been fascinated by behavior, which made the Sasaki Lab a perfect fit for graduate work.

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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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Ecology lecturer identifies solutions

Alli Injaian, lecturer and academic coordinator at the Odum School of Ecology, sometimes feels like a talent manager. Fifty percent of her job is teaching, but the other 50% involves instructional service and administrative responsibilities like determining faculty teaching assignments.

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Thompson to lead new Land Conservation Clinic

Steffney R. Thompson will lead the School of Law’s new Land Conservation Clinic (a refocused version of the Environmental Practicum). The clinic will be an interdisciplinary collaboration between the law school and Odum School of Ecology working at the nexus of law, science and policy to support and expand conservation efforts across Georgia and the Southeast.

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New Ecology dean discusses his vision for the Odum School

Q&A with Mark D. Hunter, new dean of the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology, who took office July 1, 2023.

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Conservation, freshwater ecosystems, tropical ecology: Pringle’s contributions to the Odum School of Ecology

Catherine Pringle’s path to freshwater ecosystem ecology was a sure one. “From childhood, I’ve been fascinated by nature, spending hours poking around in streams and creeks as a kid,” she

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Green Team connects UGA and middle school students with passion for ecology

University of Georgia students in Alli Injaian’s Urban Ecology service-learning course spent the spring semester sharing their knowledge with aspiring ecologists at Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School in Athens. These middle school students

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Alumni Spotlight: At the zoo—and around the world—with Shafkat Khan

Almost as soon as Shafkat Khan entered higher education, he knew he’d wind up in applied science. Which is probably why now, his perfect work day is one spent outdoors,

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Vallury awarded interdisciplinary ‘pre-seed’ grant

Sechindra Vallury, assistant professor and director of policy for the River Basin Center, was awarded a pre-seed grant from UGA’s Office of Research and Office of the Provost. Vallury’s team, one of 12 that received the award, includes Ecology lecturer John Paul Schmidt and faculty from five other schools and colleges.

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