Author: dgannon

New Undergraduate Scholarship Award Available

We are pleased to announce that the Ecology Wildlife Foundation has established a new funding award to support a student in UGAMI’s Marine Biology Spring Semester.  The $5,000 award will offset the student’s program fees (housing and meals).  Students from any college or university are eligible to take UGA...

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UGAMI prepares for Hurricane Dorian

With Hurricane Dorian approaching, the UGAMI staff spent last Thursday and Friday getting things tied down and out of harm’s way. Vehicles were moved to higher ground, small boats were pulled out of the water, and the R/V Spartina was moved up the Duplin River...

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Long-Term Ecological Research Grant Renewed

A GCE - LTER field research crew at the end of a long day's work. Photo by Andy Penniman. The Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - Long Term Ecological Research project (GCE-LTER), a research program based at the UGA Marine Institute, has been renewed by the National...

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Here we go again…

A familiar occurrence is happening again at UGAMI: another infrastructure improvement project is getting underway.  The process begins with the arrival of a barge loaded with equipment and construction materials.  Then the workers arrive on the ferry, many of whom are now our old friends; veterans from previous...

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Jacob Shalack earns Certified Educational Facilities Professional credential

UGAMI is proud to announce that Jacob Shalack has earned the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA. The CEFP credential recognizes leaders in educational facilities management and is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field. Jacob...

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UGAMI Announces Marine Biology Spring Semester

  [caption id="attachment_1931" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Students aboard the R/V Spartina.[/caption] The University of Georgia Marine Institute is pleased to announce the creation of a new academic program, the Marine Biology Spring Semester.  This exciting opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students, from any college or university,...

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Dr. Mary Ann Moran named UGA Regents’ Professor

[caption id="attachment_1898" align="aligncenter" width="224"] Dr. Mary Ann Moran (right) with students in UGAMI's Coastal Summer Semester during a trawl survey aboard the R/V Spartina.[/caption] UGAMI Faculty Member, Mary Ann Moran, was named Regents’ Professor.  Dr. Moran is the Principal Investigator of the Sapelo Island Microbial Carbon...

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