Fri, 04/22/2016 - 3:25pm
Marine sciences professor Patricia Yager is part of an incredible story of the unlikely discovery of a reef system near the mouth of the Amazon River: A new reef system has been found at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world. As large rivers empty into the world's oceans in areas known as plumes, they typically create gaps in the reef distribution along the tropical shelves—something that makes…
Tags: DMA, Georgia Climate Project, industry, Earth, TEDxUGA, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases
Mon, 04/08/2013 - 9:50am
Did you know that that first time the seat of an empire was transferred to a colony happened in 1808? It was from Portugal to Rio de Janeiro, under the duress of the Napoloenic wars in Europe. And when Brazil gained its independence in 1822, the first country to recognize it was the very young United States of America and the two countries have been closely linked ever since. This and more I learned at the inaugural Brazilian Student Association…
Tags: TEDxUGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Human Nature, 9, Plastic
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 10:48am
UGA will send its first group of students to Brazil in February: Students participating in the inaugural class of the Portuguese Flagship Program will spend 2013 attending language and content courses at São Paulo State University and working with global trend-setting companies. Students will spend the Brazil fall semester attending classes and spring participating in an internship and conducting research. Supporting the motto for flagship…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, TEDxUGA, East Campus Deck, Institute of Bioinformatics and Department of Infectious Diseases