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Allen family honored during conference room dedication

Communications Director

Contact Information

Contact Kristen Morales

Phone:
706-542-2079
706-206-3055

Campus address

Office:
Building 1-202

About

Education:
B.A., Graphic Design, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, 2002
B.S., Print Journalism, Syracuse University, 1998
Biography:

Kristen comes to Warnell after spending five years as communications manager at the UGA College of Education. At Warnell, she oversees the production of The Log, the college's alumni magazine, as well as regular news releases, website updates and social media content. Before working for UGA, Kristen spent more than 15 years in the newspaper industry as an editor, writer, copy editor and designer at newspapers in New York, Massachusetts, California, Florida and Georgia. 

Forestry 4 room receives an upgrade benefitting students, faculty thanks to donors’ generosity

 

One of the most popular rooms in the Forestry 4 building got a little more attention recently, when it hosted the donors for whom it’s now named: Wayne and Cindy Allen.

A Celebration of Black History Month: Clifton Jackson

To celebrate Black History Month, Warnell students and alumni discuss their love of natural resources, how they were drawn to their careers, and their advice for the next generation of Warnell students. Alumnus Clifton Jackson (MS '02) says his love of natural resources thrived during his childhood. Jackson, who works for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, said the experiences he has had over his 20-year career have made him more methodical and more appreciative of the natural world.

What drew you to the natural resources field?

A Celebration of Father's Day: Dad-Daughter Duo Dan and Lanier Forster creating a Warnell family legacy

We are celebrating Father's Day by recognizing this dynamic dad-daughter duo, Dan (BSFR '86, MS '88) and Lanier (BSFR '18) Forster. Dan, who is 2017's Distinguished Alumnus winner, and Lanier, one of Warnell's most outstanding students, discuss their love of natural resources, creating both a Warnell and UGA family legacy, and how their relationship is strengthened through their shared outdoor interests.

Warnell alumnus launches seed donation drive to benefit Puerto Rico

A University of Georgia alumnus wants to help Puerto Rico recover from the devastating hurricane last year—but he needs your help to do it. David Beall, who graduated from UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources with a master’s degree in forest resources in 1993, has started a drive to collect seeds to send to Puerto Rico so residents can start growing food to rebuild its food supply.

A Celebration of Women's History Month: Ruth Seawell

To celebrate Women’s History Month, students and alumni discuss their paths to Warnell and their advice to the next generation of natural resources managers. Ruth Seawell (MFR ’85) had a strong natural resources influence growing up—her parents, who were not only enthusiastic about outdoors adventures, but encouraged her burgeoning passion for nature.

A Celebration of Black History Month: Kiara Bailey

To celebrate Black History Month, Warnell students and alumni discuss their love of natural resources, how they were drawn to their careers, and their advice for the next generation of Warnell students. Alumna Kiara Bailey (BSFR '16) says she came to the University of Georgia determined to be a veterinarian. She changed her mind on her career, but her love of natural resources only grew stronger.

A Celebration of Black History Month: Steve Brown

To celebrate Black History Month, Warnell students and alumni discuss their love of natural resources, how they were drawn to their careers, and their advice for the next generation of Warnell students. Alumnus Steve Brown (BSFR '89) is the Region Harvesting and Transportation Manager for Weyerhaeuser. He's been with the company for 25 years, and he says growing up on a family farm nurtured his love and respect for nature.

What drew you to the natural resource field?