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Georgia Southern’s Center for Sustainability hosts sustainable chef and author Barton Seaver

Georgia Southern University’s Center for Sustainability will kick off its seminar series this season with Barton Seaver, sustainable food champion, renowned chef and four-time author at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Performing Arts Center

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BIG Pitch finalists compete for $10,000 prize on Oct. 11

Ocean Exchange and Georgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG) announce the eight finalists who will go after the $10,000 cash prize in the inaugural BIG Pitch collegiate competition on Sunday, Oct. 11.

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First Lady Sandra D. Deal visits Georgia Southern for lecture, book signing

Georgia Southern University will host a lecture and book signing featuring the authors of Memories of the Mansion: The Story of Georgia’s Governor’s Mansion on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The event is free and open to the public.   The authors of the book are Sandra D. Deal, First Lady of Georgia, Jennifer W. Dickey, Ph.D., coordinator of […]

Darnell Wilson (center), Herty, explains the finer points of wastewater management
to Georgia Southern engineering students during tour of effluent plant. 
(left to right:  John West, Will Antonisse, Mr. Darnell Wilson, Zachariah Coles and Russ Spratlin)

Georgia Southern students to help Herty Center reduce wastewater by 90 percent

The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center is sponsoring final-year capstone projects for 18 undergraduate engineering students at Georgia Southern University. In this year’s projects, students will assess a range of industrial problems and work in teams to find solutions. Using Herty’s expertise and resources, one team of students will address the issue of wastewater management to reduce water usage, and another team will focus on the equally important challenge of developing a process for measuring the performance of materials produced at the Center and used in the transportation sector.


Tailor-Made: FMAD Starts Alteration Shop on Campus

Tattered jeans and ill-fitted tops will no longer cause problems for the Georgia Southern community. The FMAD Stitch Alterations Shop, a project of the Department of Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design (FMAD) opened on campus Sept. 1 and is opening up new possibilities for designers at the University.

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