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Climate change: the new normal

And speaking of Dr. Shepherd, he was quoted on the New York Times Green blog this weekend, per how he answers questions related to the changing global climate:

Climate scientists, like the rest of us, have friends and relatives who wonder what is happening. So I asked the scientists: When you see your extended family over Thanksgiving or Christmas and they ask about the weather, what do you tell them?

“My answer on that has evolved,” replied one,...

Scientists connect gene mutation to van Gogh's Sunflowers

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Vincent van Gogh produced five versions of sunflowers in vases or bouqets, each subtly distinct from the others. Often accused of the dual curse of genius and madness, UGA scientists have confirmed that, though van Gogh may have had other struggles, inaccurate vision was not among them.

 

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Cape Verde Lectures

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The Ambassador from the island nation of Cape Verde to United States, Maria de Fatima Lima da Veiga, will be the guest of the UGA African Studies Institute on April 4 and 5 to deliver a series of lectures and meet with faculty and students. The African Studies institute would like to highlight two public lectures in particular to be given by the ambassador:

On April 4 at 5 p.m. in room 480 of the Tate Center, she’ll deliver a lecture titled “International Relations and...

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