In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. The ensuing Macondo well blowout resulted in the discharge of around 5 million barrels of oil. The University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye was one of the first scientists to investigate the disaster to document its impact on the Gulf ecosystem.
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a specific sugar molecule plays a major role in the development of colon cancer, opening the doors for the possibility of new therapeutic treatments that may help reduce chances of disease recurrence.
Jeff and Stacy Rothenberger
Jeff Rothenberger came to the University of Georgia from Chamblee High School to study accounting in the Terry College of Business from which he earned his BBA in 1981. It was during his time on campus that a lifelong commitment to the university blossomed
Foundation Fellow Kathleen Wilson named 2015 Truman Scholar