Georgia Southern Professors Win Top Regents’ Awards
STATESBORO, Ga. – Dec. 4, 2013 – Georgia Southern professors Delena Bell Gatch, Ph.D., and Misty Loughry, Ph.D., are among only five University System of Georgia faculty members selected to receive the System’s most prestigious teaching awards named in honor of the late Regent Felton Jenkins Jr. The award is given in two categories, the Regents’ Teaching Excellence Awards and the Regents’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Awards. Read more…
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COSM launches new Seminar Series: Common Grounds
The College of Science and Mathematics is launching a new Seminar Series: Common Grounds. University faculty, staff and students from all departments and all majors are invited to attend.
Dr. Apanaskevich’s illustration used on cover of the Journal of Entomology
Assistant Curator of the United States National Tick Collection, Dr. Dmitry Apanaskevich was surprised to learn that an ink drawing he created and Institute for Coastal Plain Science Research Assistant Mrs. Maria Apanaskevich applied the coloring to, has been used on the cover of the new issue (6) of the Journal of Medical Entomology. This is in fact the second time this year that Dr. Apanaskevich’s illustrations were used for the journal’s cover.
The illustration is a male of a new species of Dermacentor tick found on various wild mammals in Central America, as described by Dr. Apanaskevich in collaboration with a Panamanian colleague.
Dr. James H. Oliver, Jr., featured in Discover Magazine On-line
Dr. James H. Oliver, Jr., former director of the Institute for Arthropodology and Parasitology (now the Institute for Coastal Plain Science) at Georgia Southern University, is featured prominently in a recent exclusive article published in Discover Magazine On-Line. The article traces the story of Lyme disease in the southern U.S. Dr. Natasha Rudenko, who is a Senior Research Scientist from the Czech Republic, who collaborates with Dr. Oliver and works at Georgia Southern University several months a year, is also featured in the magazine. Read the article in its entirety here.