Faculty/Staff

TROY professor helps discover new species causing black gill in Georgia shrimp

December 4, 2019
By Matt Clower

A Troy University biologist recently identified the microscopic parasite behind a mysterious ailment ravaging the shrimp population off the coast of Georgia.

For years, Georgia’s shrimpers have watched in dismay as the shrimp population off the Atlantic coast has dwindled. As the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported, shrimpers there blamed “black gill,” an affliction that darkens…

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Troy University set for 2019 ‘Trojans One and All’ Homecoming celebration

October 21, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Troy University will celebrate Homecoming the week of Nov. 3 with activities honoring this year’s theme “Trojans One and All.”

The week’s activities will culminate in the homecoming game, Saturday, Nov. 9, as the Trojans play host to Georgia Southern at 2:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Activities will kick off at 2:30 p.m….

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Waldner receives Troy University’s Book Token Award

October 8, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Dr. Leora Waldner, associate dean for strategic innovation in the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, received Troy University’s Book Token Award for the support she has demonstrated for the University’s libraries.

The award recognizes faculty who provide service to and support of Troy University Libraries, according to Dr. Chris Shaffer,…

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