Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia will increase Ebola monitoring for all in-bound travelers from affected countries. Travelers will be screened at the airport by quarantine station medical personnel. This screening will include measuring temperature and checking for symptoms of Ebola and history of any exposure to known Ebola patients.
The Georgia Southern University Herty Advanced Materials Development Center, Savannah, GA (Herty), U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment); and the USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI (FPL); announced the launch of the Consortium for Advanced Wood-to-Energy Solutions (CAWES). The consortium’s goal is to spearhead development of commercially-viable, advanced wood-to-energy products that can be produced from low-value trees and forest residues that can compromise forest health and increase the frequency of wildfires.
The Georgia Southern University Center for Sustainability and the Recreation and Tourism Management Program will partner to host Richard Louv, acclaimed author and journalist, in a sustainability seminar titled “The Hybrid Mind,” on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive. Louv is the author of eight books on the connections between family, nature and the community.
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the University sat down with Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology Professor Adam Bossler who also studies why people hack into computers and commit cybercrimes. Bossler shares a few tips and tricks to prevent Internet hacking and cybercrime attacks.
“Employees are an organization’s greatest asset. Investing in their education and professional growth can significantly impact a company’s success,” said Belkis Torres-Capeles, Ph.D., executive director of Continuing Education at Georgia Southern University. “Training needs vary from one company to the next and effective solutions should too. That’s why customized training is so important and why we’re committed to serving Savannah in this way.”