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Ecofocus Film Festival, Hugh and Carol Nourse, Win 2014 Alec Little Environmental Award

Apr. 15, 2014

The EcoFocus Film Festival and nature photographers Hugh and Carol Nourse are the recipients of the 2014 Alec Little Environmental Award.

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From "Stinky Creek" to Lilly Branch: Environmental Practicum Tackles Campus Stream Restoration

Apr. 15, 2014

Students in the UGA Environmental Practicum gain hands-on experience solving environmental problems for stakeholder clients—usually local governments, state agencies, or non-governmental organizations—across the state. Recently, however, they have been working for a client much closer to home. Since 2011 they have been helping the UGA restore the health of Lilly Branch, a stream that flows through campus.

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2014 Odum Lecturer Marlene Zuk to give two talks at UGA

Mar. 14, 2014

Marlene Zuk, professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the twenty-ninth annual Odum Lecture, “Rapid evolution in silence: Adaptive signal loss in the Pacific field cricket,” at the Odum School of Ecology on April 1 at 4:00 p.m. The next day she will give a second talk, “Gender, Science and Myths of Merit,” at 8:00 a.m.

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2014 EcoFocus Film Festival set for March 19-29 in Athens

Feb. 12, 2014

The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology announces its sixth annual EcoFocus Film Festival, to be held March 19-29 on the UGA Campus and at Ciné in downtown Athens.

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Ecology alumnus Peter Griffith one of 16 honored as 2013 UGA Alumni of Distinction

Oct. 28, 2013

Ecology alumnus Peter C. Griffith, PhD ’88, was one of 16 honored by the University of Georgia Graduate School with the 2013 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their community.

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EcoFocus Film Festival brings Blackfish to Athens on Sept. 12

Sep. 3, 2013

EcoFocus Film Festival will present a special preview of the new documentary film Blackfish on Thursday, September 12 at Ciné in downtown Athens, the first in a series of films presented this fall.

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Odum School of Ecology celebrates Eugene P. Odum’s centennial

Aug. 20, 2013

On September 17 the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of its namesake and founder Eugene P. Odum, with cake, ice cream, and a program exploring Odum’s ongoing legacy.

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Honors International Field Program celebrates 25 years

Sep. 25, 2012

2012 marked the 25th anniversary of the Honors International Field Program, an eight-week summer course that takes students across the country to some of the nation's most spectacular national parks and monuments.

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UGA sends 38 faculty, student presenters to Ecological Society of America meeting

Aug. 6, 2012

The University of Georgia is well-represented at the 97th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, with 38 faculty, students, and postdoctoral associates presenting their research, including 16 attendees from the Odum School.

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New report reviews southeastern green building programs

May. 2, 2012

A new report just published by the Southeast Watershed Forum, with research conducted by the University of Georgia River Basin Center, provides a comprehensive review of green building programs throughout the Southeast.

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River Basin Center’s Sheehan elected to State Bar of Georgia Environmental Law Section

Feb. 27, 2012

Katie Sheehan, legal fellow at the University of Georgia River Basin Center, was elected to the position of member-at-large of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia for 2012.

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