Category: CICR News

Dr. Sonia Hernandez receives Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

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Dr. Sonia Hernandez was selected as one of three recipients of the 2017 Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, known as “the university’s highest early career teaching honor.”  Read the complete story here. Dr. Hernandez is Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease, in a shared position between the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources … More ›

Sustainability Summit at UGA

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The first ever Sustainability Summit at UGA was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the Jackson St. Building. This free, day-long event combined CICR’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Science Symposium with the Office of Sustainability’s Semester in Review. In addition, on Monday December 5, there was a free EcoFocus Film Festival Screening of “The Burden: Fossil Fuel, … More ›

Three CICR Faculty Affiliates receive 2016 UGA Research Awards

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CICR congratulates Drs. Vanessa Ezenwa, Jenna Jambeck, and Thomas Mote – all three faculty members were recently named recipients of UGA’s 2016 Research Awards. Follow these links to read more about their award-winning research: Dr. Vanessa Ezenwa, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Jenna Jambeck, Creative Research Medal 2016 Dr. Thomas Mote, Distinguished Research Professor 2016

Dr. Kendra McSweeney will deliver spring CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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Dr. Kendra McSweeney, professor in the department of geography at The Ohio State University, will give the spring 2016 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Friday, March 25th at 3:30pm in the Ecology Auditorium. Talk title and abstract are included below. “Grounding traffic: how the cocaine commodity chain embeds in Central America’s protected spaces” Abstract: How illicit commodity chains ’embed’ … More ›

Dr. Gary Grossman to testify before House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dr. Gary Grossman, professor of animal ecology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and CICR faculty affiliate, is scheduled to provide expert testimony on the effects of predation on endangered salmon at 10:00am EST Wednesday, February 10, 2016. UPDATE 2/23/16: Video of this event is available at http://naturalresources.house.gov/videos/?VideoID=eEB3dnDmsBc.

Faculty Research Development Grant

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We are accepting proposals from all CICR faculty affiliates for the 2016 Faculty Research Development Grant. One award of up to $2,000 will be given to the selected researcher or research team. Proposal deadline is Monday, February 15, 2016. For complete details please read the call for proposals.

Dr. F. Stuart Chapin delivers CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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Dr. F. Stuart “Terry” Chapin, III, delivered the fall 2015 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Thursday, December 3, 2015 in the UGA Chapel. Video of Dr. Chapin’s lecture is available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRpxhVH_CGTylFNNSqtP7qg/ Dr. Chapin is Professor Emeritus of Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology, at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks; he also serves on the CICR External Advisory Board. Talk title … More ›

Dr. Lizzie King featured in ‘About UGA’

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Dr. Lizzie King, faculty member in the Odum School of Ecology and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, was recently profiled on the University’s home page “About UGA” section. In the feature, Dr. King describes her research on ecosystem services in UGA’s Driftmier Woods. Dr. King currently serves on the CICR Executive Committee and … More ›