Tue, 04/16/2019 - 11:21am
An international team of researchers has launched the Clinical Epidemiology Database, an open-access online resource enabling investigators to maximize the utility and reach of their data and to make optimal use of information released by infectious disease researchers around the world: The development of ClinEpiDB has been led by the University of Pennsylvania’s David Roos, the E. Otis Kendall Professor of Biology in the School of Arts and…
Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:09pm
An international team of researchers has launched the Clinical Epidemiology Database, an open-access online resource enabling investigators to maximize the utility and reach of their data and to make optimal use of information released by others: Population-based epidemiological studies provide new opportunities for innovation and collaboration among researchers addressing pressing global-health concerns. As with the vast quantities of…
Tags: wellness, government, Human Nature, marine science
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:22am
Graduate student papers, TedX, AAAS and new offices for our advising colleagues lead the most recent round up of kudos and congratulations: UGA sociology graduate students Tara Sutton, Brittany Martin, and Eric Klopack accepted the ‪@ASCRM41 Division on Women & Crime graduate student paper award at the 73rd annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology November 15-18 in Philadelphia, PA Former UGA faculty member and Franklin College…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, ClinEpiDB, printmaking, Department of English
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:01pm
Two Franklin College faculty members are among three UGA professors named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: [The] three faculty members are among 396 new AAAS Fellows who will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue-representing science and engineering, respectively-rosette pin on Feb. 17 at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. "Selection as an AAAS…
Tags: ClinEpiDB, Department of English, Human Nature, summer fellows
Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:39am
Our faculty and the university as a whole kick off the New Year with exemplary honors and awards. A few from the past month: Andrea Sweigart, assistant professor of genetics, honored with Presidential Early Career Award UGA marine scientists received a $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to study how microorganisms in the oceans keep the Earth healthy, professor and P.I. Mary Ann Moran and GRA Eminent Scholar Arthur…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Fellows, Office of Institutional Diversity, ClinEpiDB, industry
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:35pm
Great work and career accomplishments by Franklin College faculty and alumni were celebrated widely in September. Here are just a few: Four UGA faculty members, including professor of genetics Jessica Kissinger and Franklin College associate dean Kecia Thomas were selected as the university's 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Created by the Southeastern Conference in 2008, the fellowship program seeks to identify,…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, ClinEpiDB, Environmental Health Sciences, Outstanding Advisor
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:19am
Each month, we are humbled by the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. We list a few of the most recent here not to be boastful (though we are quite proud of your accomplishments) but as a simple acknowledgement: grouping together so many accolades from one college, over a short period of time, reminds us of the talent, productivity and professional engagement of colleagues all around us. That being said, the month just past brought…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, talk, Comparative Literature, ClinEpiDB, Institute of Bioinformatics, Marriage of Figaro, Sociology, Brandon Weiss, Performance
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:45pm
Fantastic news for the Franklin College and UGA, as three faculty members including Franklin dean Alan Dorsey were elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science: an honor bestowed upon them by their peers for "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications." These three faculty members are among 401 new AAAS Fellows who will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and…
Tags: ClinEpiDB, Comparative Literature, Department of Romance Languages, Human Nature
Tue, 03/18/2014 - 3:47pm
"We're the largest general scientific society in the world, and therefore we believe we have an obligation to inform the public and policymakers about what science is showing about any issue in modern life, and climate is a particularly pressing one," said Dr. Alan Leshner, CEO of AAAS. "As the voice of the scientific community, we need to share what we know and bring policymakers to the table to discuss how to deal with the issue." The Nobel…
Tags: Coliseum Training Facility, Fellows, ClinEpiDB, Earth, author
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 9:54am
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international professional organization founded in 1848 that published the journal Science, which has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world (approximatelt 1 million). AAAS also has two new members from the UGA: Two University of Georgia faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of…
Tags: ClinEpiDB, The Arts at UGA, Earth, Meeting