3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Auditorium Sponsored by: Odum School of Ecology
Contact: Beth Gavrilles 706-542-7247
A celebration of the 100th birthday of Eugene P. Odum (1913-2002), the founder of the Odum School of Ecology. The program includes Odum biographer Betty Jean Craige, a panel discussion on "Ecology: The Last and Next 100 Years," and cake and ice cream. A short film, "A Celebration of the Life of Eugene P. Odum," which documents Odum’s 2002 memorial service, will be shown after the panel discussion.A special exhibition of Odum's papers, journals, photographs and other memorabilia will be on display at the Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library in the Richard B. Russell Building from September through December.Besides his considerable achievements in ecological research, education and environmentalism, his generous donations helped create the Eugene P. Odum Professorship at UGA and the Martha and Eugene Odum Gallery of Decorative Arts at the Georgia Museum of Art.
Odum School of Ecology