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March 3, 2015
Writer: Maegan Snyder Savannah, Ga. – Fifty middle and high school students from 15 Georgia cities and five states attended Georgia’s first Youth Ocean Conservation Summit on Feb. 28 at the University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. The event was sponsored by the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, […] more
February 17, 2015
Writer: Angel Jackson, 706-542-1098, Athens, Ga. – Griffin-Spalding County is the University of Georgia’s newest Archway Partnership community, bringing to 12 the number of counties across Georgia to participate in the unique community development initiative. “Griffin-Spalding County has progressive visionary leadership, a key ingredient to a successful Archway program,” said Mel Garber, director of Archway, […] more
February 16, 2015
School groups, campers, families and visitors come to the University of Georgia’s Marine Extension (MAREX) Aquarium on Skidaway Island to learn about their coastal backyard and connect with the natural world. Adventurous visitors can trawl abroad the R/V Sea Dawg (a converted lobster boat), hike across Wassaw’s Maritime Forest, get up close and personal with marine life […] more
February 9, 2015
Natasha Ganem, a lecturer in the department of sociology and 2014-15 Service-Learning Fellow, believes service is a series of actions that combine to successfully fill the needs of an individual or the needs of a community. Whether to serve, and to do so regularly throughout one’s life, is a value that can be cultivated. Where […] more
February 9, 2015
For the third year in a row, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant staff have assisted Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful in the completion of a community litter index for Glynn County. A litter measurement tool, the Keep America Beautiful Litter Index enables the organization’s affiliates to utilize trained scorers to assess the visual impact […] more
February 8, 2015
In January, the Georgia Center for Continuing Education hosted the Southeastern American Association of Laboratory Animals Annual Meeting (SEAALAS). The theme of the event was “Sharing is Caring: Building Strong Relationships for Stronger Science,” and brought together over 130 professionals in academia, government and private industry in the southeast who are dedicated to the humane care […] more
February 8, 2015
Three students with the Roosevelt Institute at UGA were selected for the Carl Vinson Institute of Government Fellows Program to work with faculty members Shana Jones, Wes Clarke and Rusty Brooks on research projects throughout spring semester. Molly Malone, a sophomore studying international affairs, international business and Chinese, will help create an English language and […] more