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Student researchers will study issues facing Georgia’s coastal ecosystems

September 20, 2022

Five graduate students from the University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University and Georgia Tech have been selected to lead year-long coastal research projects as part of the Georgia Sea Grant Research Traineeship. This marks the fourth year of the traineeship,… Full story

Seven students selected for Sea Grant Research Trainee program at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

August 26, 2021

Seven students from universities across Georgia have been selected to participate in the year-long Georgia Sea Grant Research Trainee program. The students will work with faculty and professional mentors to conduct marine research and gain new professional skills. Research conducted… Full story

UGA partners on state’s first commercial fishing career pathway, a workforce development program for high school students at the coast

July 12, 2021

Herbert McIver, better known as Truck, grew up working on the water alongside his father who was a commercial shrimper out of McIntosh County, Georgia. McIver, now a marine resources specialist at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, spent… Full story

Summer interns join the Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant team

June 24, 2021

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is hosting 19 summer interns who are working with staff and faculty in Brunswick, Athens, and Savannah on a variety of research, education and extension initiatives. This cohort of undergrad and graduate students represent… Full story

UGA students develop plan to improve infrastructure at Fort Pulaski so that the site can remain open to tourists

June 18, 2021

A trio of UGA engineering students have found a way to maintain the Fort Pulaski National Monument site as a viable destination for park visitors for the foreseeable future. Sea level rise, severe storms and more frequent flooding have made… Full story

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