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.
Two Georgia College seniors are taking their STEM education to the next level, going against that statistic and planning to educate future generations on the importance of science education.
Dr. Christine Mutiti’s field botany summer course takes students from the urban sidewalks of the Oconee River Greenway, into the wooded areas where diverse plant life abounds.
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.