Entomology students have located a wasp – not previously detected in Milledgeville and not in the state of Georgia since the 1950s. The wasp’s favorite food is a beetle known for destroying millions of ash trees in the United States since 2002.
This fall, Jada Moore will set aside her dance shoes to dive into other passions. She will focus much of her energy on pursuing her degree, with the ultimate goal of a career in clinical genetics.
Six Georgia College students and one faculty member were selected for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) with stipends through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This summer, they’ll participate in research for biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics at universities across the United States.
Biology majors William Anda and Daniel Chung are glad they chose Georgia College, because of a unique premed experience they said can't be found anywhere else.
The cultural and humanities side of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields is rarely part of the learning process in such courses, but a new initiative at Georgia College challenges faculty members to find ways to bring diversity into their curricula.
Three biology students at Georgia College have discovered new bacteriophages – tiny viruses that attack and contaminate bacteria. Two findings could someday lead to treatments for tuberculosis and a rare infection in patients with long-term catheters.
At 6’ 7” first-year student Kohl Roberts towers above most his classmates and competitors. In fact, the athletics department had to order heavier dumb bells for his workouts in the weight room on campus.
Nicole Humphries grew up looking up to her older sister, Kristen, who graduated in May 2015. It was Kristen’s experience at Georgia College that paved the way for Nicole.
Nine students will embark on the trip of a lifetime as they spend nearly a month learning and exploring in Africa.
During her sophomore year, Paige Stanley and all other Georgia College students take a course called GC2Y, which focuses global perspectives in various disciplinary, multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary contexts. Stanley and her friend Taylor Winslow registered for a course that focused on the ethics of what we eat, and for both students, their lives were changed.