Abigail Greighlin Sawyer

Bachelor of Arts in Ecology

Certificate in Geographic Information Science, Certificate in Urban and Metropolitan Studies

Cum Laude

The most intriguing organism...

The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) is my favorite organism. As the only marsupial in the U.S. and Canada, they are helpful scavengers with more personality than you think.

Abigail Greighlin Sawyer

Class of 2020

What advice would you give to incoming Ecology majors?​

Take as many cool classes as you can, don’t just skimp by. All the cool classes are USEFUL.

What was the best piece of advice you received as a student?​

Sure grades are important, but your well being will always be more important – physically and emotionally.

The course that most changed my perspective on the world ...

Ecological Problem Solving – Getting out in the world to see ecological problems and solutions first hand puts things in perspective.

What would be your ideal job in life?

A restoration ecologist focusing on wildlife conservation.

What one word best describes my experience in the Odum School of Ecology?


What was the most fun during your years in Ecology at UGA?​

Making friends that I can count on and do anything with – from salamander hunts to late night movies.

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