Erin Lipp is tracking what’s becoming a growing problem of dangerous levels of pathogens finding their way into water sources. Quickly determining which bodies of water are contaminated can mean the difference between a handful of people becoming ill and hundreds.
When people think of wine country, they often do not think of Georgia first. But with UGA’s help, Georgia winemakers are increasing yields while improving the quality of their grapes, creating award-winning wines from Cabs to Chardonnays.
Georgia’s economic growth will outpace the nation’s for the sixth straight year, according to the Terry College of Business as announced at the Georgia Economic Outlook in Atlanta.
The UGA New Materials Institute, under the direction of Jason Locklin, has been awarded a grant as the third site for the National Science Foundation’s Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, or CB2.
Swapnil Agrawal was one of 147 students selected internationally as a Schwarzman Scholar, a fellowship designed to prepare the next generation of leaders about China’s role in global trends.
Terry building named
The final building to become part of the Business Learning Community at UGA will be named for M. Douglas “Doug” Ivester of Atlanta in recognition of his longstanding support of UGA.
The University of Georgia broke ground on the new Interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (I-STEM) Research Building on Tuesday. It's expected to open in summer 2021.