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Broadening perspectives: New initiative focuses on diverse thought in STEM fields

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.

Georgia College biology students make unique discoveries

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. 

Georgia College’s liberal arts education leads students to their passion

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.

Students partner with Georgia Power to identify algae in Georgia’s lakes

Microcystis Aeruginosa

Georgia College environmental science and biology students spent the semester working to identify different types of algae in Georgia’s lakes, determining the causes and examining the potential to cause harm. 

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