You are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a new award to help fund summer undergraduate research.
Congratulations to UGA Biology student Chandler Johnson, whose work on nutrients in the environment involving microscopic Tardigrades has been published in The Classic, the Writing Intensive Program’s journal of undergraduate writing and research. You can read "The Effects of Nutrient Concentrations upon Tardigrade Fitness" in the current issue, 1.2, online at : http://theclassicjournal.uga.edu/index.php/2016/11/04/the-effects-of-nut...
On December 16, 2016 following the morning ceremony at Stegman Coliseum, the Division of Biological Sciences will host a reception for all graduating Biology students. All graduating students and their families are invited to attend (please RSVP). Following the reception, a ceremony will begin during which each student will receive a certificate in recognition of their completion of the BS in Biology.
OP ED in the AJC by Dr. David Eisner
The National Park Service will celebrate 100 years of service this summer and record numbers of visitors are expected to visit national parks this year, surpassing last year’s record of 305 million. When visitors come to experience “Americas Best Idea,” they expect to be greeted by pristine areas, clear views and clean air.
Biology majors interested in the marine sciences can now declare a concentration in Marine Biology. This new concentration provides students with the opportunity to take classes designed to cover an array of topics within the marine sciences, including oceanography, conservation, animal behavior, and marine zoology. No application is necessary to declare the concentration.
The Science Learning Center (ScLC) is a brand-new facility scheduled to open in Fall 2016. The Center will provide new modern learning space for core undergraduate science courses and will offer 33 separate instructional labs, including those in the Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Physics. The Center will also house two 280-seat tiered lecture halls and two 72-seat SCALE-UP classrooms as well as building and lab support areas and offices.
Dr. Bill Barstow, Professor Emeritus in Plant Biology, and his wife, Dolly, have initiated a scholarship program for UGA Biology majors interested in participating in UGA-sponsored study abroad and exchange programs.
For additional information, please visit the Office of International Education General Scholarships webpage.
The UGA PreMed Magazine is a student driven resource for all things pre-medical at the University of Georgia and is now available in both electronic and print form. Interested in contributing to an upcoming issue? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your idea/submission.
Congratulations to the following students who have demonstrated excellence in both athletics and academics by making the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll: