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.
The 2019 Eve Puckett Giving Tree Ceremony honored recipient Julia Steele for all of her hard work.
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.
Nine students will embark on the trip of a lifetime as they spend nearly a month learning and exploring in Africa.
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.