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Art of the grill CAES News
BBQ and You
At the University of Georgia, undergraduate students spend their first years as young adults gaining vital skills that last a lifetime — deeper knowledge, practical capabilities and, in select cases, grill master status. The first-year seminar class “BBQ and You,” taught by John Michael Gonzalez and Alexander Stelzleni in the Department of Animal and Dairy Science, is tailored for students interested in improving their barbecue technique.
Anumantha Kanthasamy was recruited to UGA in 2021 as the inaugural John H. “Johnny” Isakson Chair and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Parkinson’s Research. After arriving in Athens, Kanthasamy immediately founded the Center for Neurological Disease Research and began building a network of faculty from around UGA to attack Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases from multiple angles. (Photo by Peter Frey) CAES News
Parkinson's Research
For centuries, scientists have tried to crack the mystery of a devastating ailment once called “the shaking palsy.” But Parkinson’s disease, which causes tremors, muscle stiffness and difficulty walking, remains the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States after Alzheimer’s. About 1 million Americans have Parkinson’s, and more than 50,000 new cases are diagnosed annually.
Award winners (top row from left to right): Dr. Doris Miller, Charles T. Bargeron IV, John Hulsey, (bottom row from left to right) Carole H. Knight, Greg Wilson, Henry Young CAES News
Hill Awards
Six University of Georgia faculty received awards Monday for their commitment to public service and outreach. The awards were presented at the 32nd Annual Public Service and Outreach Meeting and Awards Luncheon, held at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.
rodgers ribbon cutting CAES News
Rodgers Honored
Georgia 4-H dedicated the Thomas F. Rodgers Administration Building at Rock Eagle 4-H Center to honor former Georgia 4-H state leader Tom Rodgers for his years of service to 4-H and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. During his tenure as Georgia 4-H leader, Rodgers championed the renovation of the Rock Eagle 4-H Center, raising more than $2 million to secure Rock Eagle’s status as a centerpiece of Georgia 4-H.
World Health Organization (WHO/OMS) Logo at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. CAES News
JEMRA
Three University of Georgia professors from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been appointed to serve on Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA). Chosen by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) secretariats and external referees, Faith Critzer, Abhinav Mishra and Todd Callaway will serve among a roster of experts from 33 countries.
HOF Anderson Callaway web CAES News
Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame
An innovator in agribusiness and an exemplary public servant in Extension will be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame on April 29 during the 67th University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association Awards in Athens.
Jillian Bohlen is an associate professor of animal and dairy science in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA) CAES News
2023 Russell Awards
The University of Georgia has recognized three faculty members with the Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the university’s highest early career teaching honor for outstanding and innovative instruction. The 2023 Russell Award recipients are Gino D’Angelo in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Jillian Bohlen in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and Krista Capps in the Odum School of Ecology.
Biao He and Steven Stice CAES News
Regents Entrepreneurs
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved two University of Georgia professors as Regents’ Entrepreneurs at its Dec. 1 meeting. Professors Steven Stice and Biao He, from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and College of Veterinary Medicine, respectively, are the first two UGA selections for a designation that was adopted by the board in February 2022.
A technician inspects a specimen in a Center for Food Safety laboratory on the Griffin campus. (Photo by Peter Frey/UGA) CAES News
Top 5 for New Products
The University of Georgia ranks No. 2 among U.S. universities for number of commercial products to market based on its research, according to an annual survey conducted by AUTM. It is the ninth straight year UGA has ranked among the nation’s top five in this metric and seventh straight year among the top two.
Ph.D. student Maria Huertas-Diaz counts plaque assays in professor Biao He's lab at the College of Veterinary Medicine. (Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA) CAES News
Record Research Spending
For the first time in its history, the University of Georgia surpassed a half-billion dollars in research and development spending in fiscal year 2022. With total expenditures of $545.6 million — representing a jump of more than 10% from the previous year — UGA did not simply exceed the half-billion mark, it rocketed past it.