University of Georgia Summer Olympians


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When the London 2012 Summer Olympics open on Friday July 27th, 26 current or former students and staff will take to the courts, pools, pitch and track, including eight from the Franklin College. UGA sends one coach and one official - former UGA basketball great and four-time Olympic gold medalist Teresa Edwards will serve as chef de mission for the U.S. Olympic Committee. Per usual the very strong...

Speaking the Language


And speaking of international programs and experiences, an important part of the immersion that happens during study abroad experiences is increased proficiency in the language of where ever you might go. Of course, students can and should prepare for this on campus by taking advantage of the many language offerings in the Franklin College.

Quite often, until you are on campus and sitting with a Franklin advisor, you might not know the...

UGA - Franklin College Study Abroad


Students and faculty at the University are fortunate in the extent to which UGA has embraced the importance of study abroad. An international academic experience intertwines crucial cultural elements with instruction in ways that are otherwise inaccessible for students, but also builds richness into the undergraduate experience that directly supports the well-rounded liberal...

The expanding universe (of knowledge)


Scientists at the University of Georgia, the University of California, San Diego, UCLA, California State Polytechnic University and the Australia National University have collaborated on a study, published in the journal Nature, suggesting new information on how planets are formed.

The study:


Amazing student: Lauren Anderson


A senior from Macon, Lauren Anderson is engaged with unique combination of opportunies at UGA to focus her studies at the confluence of U.S. foreign policy and the international politics of human rights.

Lauren Anderson:

Degree objective:

A.B. in international affairs, A.B. in human geography, minor in African studies and anthropology