NSF STEM fellowship supports graduate student’s coral health research
NSF STEM fellowship supports graduate student’s coral health research

Even though they occupy less than one percent of the Earth surface, coral reefs are the ocean’s most diverse ecosystems, supporting 25 percent of all marine life, as well as

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UGA environmental health professor researches the impacts of discarded drugs and toiletries on coastal waters
UGA environmental health professor researches the impacts of discarded drugs and toiletries on coastal waters

For most people, washing clothes, dishes, and even their hands are a daily practice in good hygiene. To Erin Lipp, these common behaviors can be a threat to coastal ecosystems

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UGA study finds Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

Iron, a critical element for living organisms, can be hard to hard to come by in open marine waters-except each summer, when atmospherically transported dust from north Africa’s Sahara Desert

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Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds
Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds

Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers. Phthalates are chemicals found

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In the News: Does climate change contribute to disease?

Could climate change lead to more disease outbreaks and infections? Dr. Erin Lipp, a professor of environmental health science at the UGA College of Public Health, was asked this audience-generated

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Naeher recognized at CTL Teacher of the Week

The Center for Teaching and Learning recently recognized Dr. Luke Naeher, professor of environmental health sciences, as CTL Teacher of the Week. Read Dr. Naeher’s featured profile below: Dr. Luke

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UGA dean elected chair of Georgia Department of Public Health
UGA dean elected chair of Georgia Department of Public Health

Phillip L. Williams, dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health, has been elected to serve a one-year term as chair of the state Board of Public Health,

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UGA student recognized for service, scholarship with Teratology Society award

UGA graduate student Rahat Wadhwa Desai was awarded the 2015 Marie W. Taubeneck Award from the Teratology Society at their 55th annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. The Taubeneck award is presented

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Southeast’s rural landscapes pose potential risk for salmonella infection

Researchers from the University of Georgia have determined that various freshwater sources in Georgia, such as rivers and lakes, could feature levels of salmonella that pose a risk to humans.

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Lu receives NIH award to study microbiome, arsenic metabolism link

Kun Lu, assistant professor of environmental health science at the University of Georgia College of Public Health, is one of six outstanding early-career scientists selected nationwide to receive an Outstanding

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