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Georgia College hydrologist and students leave lasting impact on Zambian town

Eighteen Georgia College biology and environmental science students are traveling to a former mining area in Zambia—dubbed by media as “the world’s most toxic town.” There, they’ll finish work begun two years ago on a cement-and-brick wall to reduce contaminated dust in a schoolyard where children play.

Summer REUs: Seven science and math students will conduct research in U.S. and abroad

Seven physics, chemistry and mathematics students have secured REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). They'll work on diverse and far-reaching research this summer.

Faculty profile: Juli Gittinger keeps faith by sharing world religions

Dr. Juli Gittinger—known affectionately as Dr. G to her students—likes to joke that she doesn’t have a life. What she really means is her life is nonstop. Her world is a hodgepodge of interesting facts and ceaseless activity, much like the religions she teaches.

Graduate student lands National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

Marissa Mayfield is experimenting with the Moringa tree to see if its roots extract pollutants from Zambian soil. This important research has landed her a spot in the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, making her one of the nation's top science students. 

Georgia College rhetoric students use hands and voice to help the hungry

Every Monday and Tuesday, Georgia College rhetoric students can be found at Milledgeville’s only soup kitchen—peeling potatoes, chopping onions and shredding meats. They set tables, serve meals to the less fortunate, wash dishes and haul out garbage.

Then they use what they've observed and learned to write a great speech—putting their rhetoric to work, educating others about food insecurities of the poor.

Georgia College graduate seeks to raise awareness of fatal bacteria— after devastating Puerto Rico hurricanes

Although scenes of devastation from the 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico are no longer on the news—one Georgia College graduate student and Puerto Rican native is still working to find out why residents there got sick and why some died.

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