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Amazing student: Makenzie Kitchens

Posted 1 week 5 days ago
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International travel, study and service led senior double major (biology, psychology) Makenzie Kitchens toward finding her path:

UGA has provided me many opportunities to participate in life-changing experiences. I have had the privilege of being a part of the UGA cheerleading team for the last four years. We have traveled together as a team to many places to cheer on the Dawgs and represent our school. We cheer for several sporting events including football, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball. I also act as an ambassador for the university at various alumni and charity events....

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

Posted 1 month 1 week ago
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Observances of the holiday commemorating the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday January 15 take on a sepcial significance in 2018, which will be 50th anniversary of his assassination in April, 1968. This important day of service across the United States to celebrate nonviolent activism in support of civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement is one of reflection, engagement, assessment and action in the name of a great American hero. As Dr. King noted in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance address in 1964: 

Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts. Negroes of the...

Bio sciences lab team brings science to life for elementary school students

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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Great work from cellular biology faculty and graduate students, awakening young minds with the wonder of science:

It's 8 o'clock on a Friday morning, but the room in Barrow Elementary School is full of energetic chatter.

Fifth-grader Nora Murthy, in particular, is really excited. She's about to examine protists and other microorganisms under a high-power microscope. She and her classmates also will see the damage caused to red blood cells by parasites that cause diseases like malaria and African sleeping sickness, and they'll swab their hands and the bottoms of their shoes,...

Staff Awards, Staff Appreciation

Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago
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The Franklin College celebrated staff and presented Staff Excellence in Service Awards at a reception in the Miller Learning Center on May 9:

Franklin College Staff Excellence in Service Awards are designed to honor staff members for their excellent performance outstanding contributions to units in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Nominees are evaluated and selected based on five criteria: their excellence in fulfilling job requirements, their ability to deomnstrate initiative and creativity toward improving the operation of their unit; their motivation to promote a...

Amazing student: Madison Miracle

Posted 1 year 1 month ago
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Through volunteer work and study abroad, Madison Miracle believes that medicine can be used as an agent of change and she’s already put that belief into practice. But that’s only the beginning for the senior majoring in biology and psychology:

The summer after my sophomore year, I was awarded a scholarship from the Honors International Scholar Program to study abroad and volunteer in Peru. As a part of the UGA en España Peru Medical Maymester, I learned medical Spanish while observing physicians in the Peruvian hospitals. One of the coolest things about this program was the fact...

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