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Tags: gender gap

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:07am
There is perhaps no more-vital component in the Franklin College than our Office of Information Technology. Our colleagues in IT keep us connected to each other and the outside world, providing our students, faculty, researchers and staff the resources required for practically every activity at the university. We asked a group of colleagues in IT leadership in Franklin College to reflect on the centennial of women at UGA in the context working…
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:31am
A major new publication sheds light on one of the implications of sea level rise - where will displaced people from inundated coastal areas go? In a paper published today in Nature Climate Change, researchers estimate that approximately 13.1 million people could be displaced by rising ocean waters, with Atlanta, Houston and Phoenix as top destinations for those forced to relocate. The study is the first attempt to model the destination of…
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 9:56am
The urban heat island effect describes how the spatial configuration of cities, the materials in them (such as asphalt), lack of vegetation and waste heat can modify temperature. A new study from reseachers in the department of geography using a new method for calculating urban heat island intensities clarifies the conflict on whether urban density or sprawl amplify these effects more: It also provides a ranking of the top urban heat island…

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