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UGA junior Laurel Hiatt named 2018 Truman Scholar

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Laurel Hiatt, a third-year Honors student from Dahlonega majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology and Spanish, was one of 59 undergraduates from across the nation to be named a 2018 Truman Scholar, a highly competitive graduate scholarship program for aspiring public service leaders in the U.S.:

Truman Scholarship recipients receive $30,000 toward graduate school and have the opportunity to participate in professional development to help prepare them for careers in public service leadership.

“Laurel becomes the 21st Truman Scholar from the University of Georgia,” said...

Thank a Donor

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UGA students are gathering Thursday at Tate Plaza from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Thank A Donor Day to show their appreciation for support of alumni and friends. At this celebration, students will have creative opportunities to thank those donors who have enriched their experiences at UGA. There will be prizes, photos with Hairy Dawg, music and more.

It's another beautiful spring day on campus. Our students make it all the better by spending a few minutes in Tate Plaza in appreciation of the ongoing philanthropy that keeps UGA on its strong upward trajectory.

Thank you,...

UGA Theatre closes 2017-2018 season with Shakespeare’s Othello

Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
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“The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.” Thus speaks the Duke to Desdemona’s father Brabantio in Othello, thus UGA Theatre closes their season with one of the Bard's best:

Shakespeare’s “Othello,” widely regarded as one the greatest masterpieces of English literature, is a meditation on the nature of cruelty and envy. Othello, a valiant and renowned general, has earned the love and respect of the state he serves—and more importantly that of Desdemona, whom he secretly marries. But his most trusted friend and advisor,...

Undergraduates present research at CURO Symposium

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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...

MFA exit show 2018

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The Georgia Museum of Art will present the annual exit show for master of fine arts students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art with an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 7.

This decades-long tradition presents a variety of media, themes and styles. This year’s candidates are:

Painting and drawing: Katelyn Chapman, Whitney Cleveland, Annemarie Dicamillo and Kelsey Scharf Photo and video: Ally Christmas and Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay Ceramics: Yeonsoo Kim and Karine Lepage Fabric design: Erin Geagon and Johanna Norry Printmaking and book arts: Katherine Miller, Kaleena...

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