“Seek Refuge,” a new student organization at Georgia College, helps refugees adjust to life in the United States. The club’s email list has burgeoned in a few short months to more than 100 students interested in helping those who’ve lost everything fleeing war, violence and persecution.
Little did honors senior Lauren Hovey know – when she researched personality traits in Dr. Diana Young's cognitive science lab last year – she was studying a rarity: someone who tolerates stress and meets challenges with creative problem-solving. The plane-jumping, ROTC battalion commander was learning about herself.
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.
Professor Dr. Sandra Godwin teaches the unique course Sociology of Food, where she challenges students to think about the complexities that go into the creation and distribution of the food that ends up on their plates.
For most people, the last place they’d want to be is in the southwest corner of Florida, just above the everglades—one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Irma. But, for Sean McAleer, ’16, and his team of six, it’s right where they need to be. Their work involves assisting victims, who lost their homes and more due to this disaster.
A Georgia College professor is using the under-studied arthropod to see if the world’s changing environment affects this fascinating multi-legged cousin to bugs.
The answer could act as a sign that Georgia forests are losing millipedes and, thus, their No. 1 soldier in ‘waste management.
Thanks to the response from staff across campus during the closure, students staying on campus were taken care of and clean up was smooth and seamless. By the time, students and employees returned Thursday, Sept. 14, they could hardly tell a major storm had just blown through.
The book contains numerous videos as well as photographs that highlight the unique and fascinating science and history for educators throughout the state.
If you stroll through Ina Dillard Russell Library, you’ll notice exhibits bursting with crisp contrasts of color that make them pop. As the facilities manager of the library, chances are that Evan Leavitt’s personal touches had a hand in those displays that draw you in, especially the new Russell Auditorium exhibit going up now outside Special Collections on the second floor. It highlights some famous individuals, who have performed there.
When Inseong Lee, from the southeastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, decided to attend college, he had no idea that he would end up half way around the world. However, Lee’s university search revealed that Georgia College had what he needed to pursue a career in physics and pre-engineering.
A conversation that started among Chief Information Officers (CIO’s) in the University System of Georgia (USG) a few years back has turned into a ground-breaking collaborative initiative to expand the role of women in information technology (IT).
It’s about 815 miles from Lexi Pellack’s high school in Easton, Pennsylvania, to Milledgeville, but this incoming first-year student already feels right at home.
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.
Incoming first-year student Kelvin Gonzalez was sold on two things when he first visited Georgia College: the possibility to study graphic design through an art major and the small class sizes.
It was 50 degrees below zero, when Sabatino Miller moved to Warner Robins, Georgia, from Anchorage, Alaska. Although he was just in the seventh grade when he moved, he holds vivid memories of his former home state.
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