Tags: travel

National Sustainability Tour Comes to UGA

Patagonia clothing company employees traveled to American University in Washington D.C. on March 1st as well as to other college campuses around the country in their Spring 2017 Worn Wear College Tour. They have teamed up with the Post Landfill Action Network, a student led sustainability organization, in a pursuit towards a world with no…

UGA Professor agrees that Zika can be locally-acquired

Athens GA- [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pW3kNehEog&w=560&h=315] Glen Nowak says that he believes that the Zika virus is capable of becoming locally-acquired. According to Nowak, Zika is locally-acquired whenever an infected person travels to a location where the disease is not found. A mosquito can bite this person and in return bite someone that is not infected by…

International Travel Safety

The UGA Office of Emergency Preparedness had a travel safety seminar today. Here are some of the tips they recommend: download a travel safety app Know where the US Embassy is Be aware of your surroundings watch our for pickpockets or bag snatchers Kelsey Hamilton, one of the students who went to the seminar says “they’ll…