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October 24, 2017 | News

Community Mapping Lab needs an Undergraduate Administrative Assistant

Hourly position, $10/hour, up to 75 hours of work
The Community Mapping Lab (CML) in UGA’s Department of Geography helps support community engaged geospatial research at the university. This includes hosting regular lab meetings, providing research opportunities through a service-learning course and CURO fellowships, and facilitating independent research projects. More information is available at the CML website: http://research.franklin.uga.edu/cmlab
CML is seeking to hire an undergraduate to help organize lab activities. This includes scheduling lab meetings, sending email reminders and minutes, updating the lab website, interacting with community organizations, and helping with public events such as GIS Day. The ideal candidate would have strong organizational and communication skills and past experience with webpage creation and design. Weekly workload would be approximately 2-3 hours. This position would begin at the date of hire and continue through the end of spring semester.
If interested, send a cover letter describing relevant background and qualifications to Dr. Jerry Shannon at jshannon@uga.edu. Interviews will begin the week of October 30 and continue until filled.

October 11, 2017 | News

Dr. Sarmiento’s “Indigeneity and the Sacred” published by Berghahn Books

A new book on sacred natural sites, Indigeneity and the Sacred: Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americas, was recently published by Berghahn Books

September 13, 2017 | News

6 Surprising Things About Hurricane Irma

Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday morning and also went through a series of downgrades from Category 4 at landfall in the Florida Keys.

September 13, 2017 | News

Hotter days are a health risk for football players

High school football players are used to scrapes and bruises, but they should also pay attention to the risk of heat stroke – especially as the climate warms.

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