A huge congratulations to Rishi Masalia, one of our PhD candidates, for being named one of seven national K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders for 2018 by the American Association of Colleges and Universities! Rishi was selected for his commitment to education and community outreach, including his work with the Athens Science Cafe and the Athens Science Observer. He is the fifth UGA student to ever be given this honor and the first in almost a decade. Check out the write up by the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences HERE and read more information on the 2018 scholars HERE.
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Athens Science Cafe
Crowd at the Athens Science Café with chef Hugh Acheson, Botanical Gardens, 2015
Grad Student - Rishi Masalia
Science Café co-founder and graduate student Rishi Masalia as featured in the UGA Graduate School Magazine (2014).
Faculty Retreat at the The Ridges Resort (2017).
Grad Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).