Kudos, March 2017

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317 kudos teaser.jpgIt's not even Honors Week yet and the accolades for Franklin students, faculty and alumni are already rolling in. A sample of awards, fellowships and scholarly activity from the month of March:

UGA Skidaway Institute research paper selected for research spotlight, authored by associate professor of Department of Marine Sciences Aron Stubbins


UGA alumna Patricia Andrews Fearon was one of 36 Americans to be named a 2017 recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which fully funds postgraduate study and research at the University of Cambridge in England. Fearon earned a bachelor's degree in religion from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2009 before going on to earn a master's degree in the study of religions from the University of Oxford

Classics major Michael Sloman has received a Manson A. Stewart Award for 2017 from the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South. Award winners receive $1000 and a one-year membership to CAMWS

Junior graphic design majors in the Lamar Dodd School of Art Daniel Easley and Jonathan Cheaves each had their poster design submissions selected for inclusion in AIGA Atlanta’s Poster Show Part II: Art Director’s Cut exhibition, on view at the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival from March 24–April 2

Eight of the 12 UGA faculty members named Special Collections Libraries Faculty Fellows are from the Franklin College

Cellular biology professor Rick Tarleton named Regents’ Professor at UGA – UGA Today, Athens CEO

Georgia Debate Union placed 3rd behind Emory and Harvard at the American Debate Association national championship tournament held recently at George Mason University

Assistant professor of sociology Sarah Shannon testifies at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Franklin Chronicles

Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory H. Robinson was named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – UGA Today

Ignite ticket wins 2017 SGA election (treasurer-elect Kal Golde is a third-year applied mathematics major from Atlanta) – R&B

UGA students, alumni offered record number of NSF Graduate Research Fellowships – UGA Today