National Association of College & University Food Services Selects Georgia Southern University Employee

Georgia Southern University’s Emily Arrington, assistant manager of Dining Commons, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Marketing Institute, from Dec. 2-6 in Atlanta. The Marketing Institute is one of eight professional development institutes shaped and coordinated by the National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) and sponsored by Coca-Cola North America.

Governor Deal Issues New Policy for Travelers from Ebola-affected Countries

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.

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Herty Announces Launch of Consortium for Advanced Wood-to-Energy Solutions

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.

Richard Louv

University to Host Renowned Author Richard Louv in Sustainability Seminar

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.

Professor Adam Bossler is the University's Cyber Crime faculty expert.

Criminology Professor Shares Tips to Prevent Hacking and Cybercrime Attacks

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.