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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.

Spring graduate spends six weeks researching in Kenya

Michael Ziegler will get real world experience with what he’s only read about in research papers. After two applications and an interview, he was selected as one of 30 students to take part in a research project at the Koobi Fora Nature Preserve. 

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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