The Ecology of Success: Biologist Identifies Need, Builds Relationships
Dr. Gregory Payne serves as professor and associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at University of West Georgia. Recent grant awards for nearly $60,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton Incorporated allow him to deliver data important for regional agriculture, while providing crucial, hands-on learning opportunities for UWG undergraduate students.
Hipsters, Hackers and Hustlers: West Georgia Hosts Regional Hackathon for Students
University of West Georgia's second annual Hackathon event, held in collaboration by the College of Science and Mathematics (COSM) and the College of Education (COE), hosted 38 students from area middle and high schools. Divided into groups of just a few students each, many without any coding or design experience, students faced a single, day-long challenge. That challenge was to develop a graphics-based animation designed to address issues of bullying.
From Water Treatment to "Auto-Aquarium": UWG Hosts Middle and High School Science Fair
Chapel Hill Middle School students shined at this year's West Georgia Regional Science and Engineering Fair, earning both grand and reserve grand prizes. Hosted by the University of West Georgia, the 19th annual fair brought nearly 60 student presentations from 15 regional schools to compete. Judged by volunteers, the highest scoring projects compete at state finals before potentially competing internationally in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Green for 2018: West Georgia Geography Professor Develops Plan for Sustainability
When you think of sustainability, you probably think of sustainable energy sources such as wind or solar. You might not think of the food you eat at Dine West, the lights installed in the new biology building or social sustainability as promoted by various programs and offices, such as the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.