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Debate team to begin season with 'Run for the Roses'

Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
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The Georgia Debate Union will begin the 2018-19 season at the prestigious Run for the Roses debate round robin, held in late September at the University of Kentucky. The projected top 7 debate teams in the nation receive invitations to the Kentucky Round Robin.

The team of Nathan Rice and Johnnie Stupek, both rising seniors, will be representing UGA and the Georgia Debate Union.  

The Kentucky Round Robin features the projected 7 best college debate teams in the nation. The other 6 teams invited are from Emory University, Wake Forest University, University of California-...

Six students receive Critical Language Scholarships

Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
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Six University of Georgia students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study critical languages abroad this summer:

The recipients are:

Sarah Dillon Qendrim Haxhiu Eva Marcelis Meghan O’Keefe Lucy Robertson Bryana Shook

These students join approximately 580 competitively selected American students at U.S. colleges and universities who received the award this year.

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The Critical Language Scholarship program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to spend eight to 10 weeks overseas...

Undergraduates present research at CURO Symposium

Posted 4 months 1 week ago
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Presentations on the best of UGA undergraduate research are underway at the annual CURO Symposium, held this year on April 9-10 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens:

Hosted by CURO, the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities, this year’s symposium is the largest to date, with more than 575 participants. These undergraduates are pursuing 103 different majors from 14 UGA schools and colleges. Collectively, they are conducting research with 330 faculty members from 78 departments.

At the two-day event, students will present at oral and poster sessions on topics as...

CUREnet will expand undergraduate research experiences

Posted 11 months 1 week ago
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Despite a nationwide emphasis on increasing the number of students entering science, technology, engineering and math fields, many leave the disciplines within their first two years. Now a group of institutions led by the University of Georgia will spearhead a new phase of development of a national network to support integration of research experiences into undergraduate life science lab courses.

The network, called "Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network," or CUREnet, was established to broaden the availability of research opportunities for students across the U.S...

Amazing Student: Mallory Harris

Posted 11 months 3 weeks ago
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Goldwater Scholar Mallory Harris (Mathematics and Computational Biology; Interdisciplinary Writing Certificate; Spanish Minor) selected UGA because it provides access to a “phenomenal education and enriching experiences":

My most vivid memories from orientation weekend are of eating the best portobello burger I’ve ever had and my mom’s sobbing while standing in front of the other parents trying to videotape us calling the Dawgs. Since then, my time at UGA has been packed with good times. 

As a Foundation Fellow and Honors student, I’ve gotten to attend seminars and book...

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