Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:50am
Ramsey Honors Scholar and biochemistry and molecular biology major Manasa Kadiyala’s passion is to help people achieve their goals as they strive to be the best version of themselves: If someone told me I would be able to do everything that I have done in my three years at the University of Georgia, I probably would have thought they were crazy. These past few years have changed my perception on life and shaped me to become the confident…
Tags: Book Sale, Ceremony, East Campus Deck
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:28pm
Foundation Fellow Sam Tingle has been able to learn around the world — from the South Pacific to Malaysia to the Greek Island of Lesvos — but has also immersed himself in academics and activities on campus: Current employment:  I am currently working with NASA doing research through a NASA DEVELOP node here at UGA. This semester, I am working on a team that is using imagery from NASA satellites to assess threats to river water quality and…
Tags: Four Towers Building, East Campus Deck, Book Sale
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:19pm
Congratulations to the Franklin College students and alumni who were awarded Fulbright awards to research, study and teach abroad: 10 University of Georgia students and alumni were offered grants to take their research and teaching to a global level through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This marks the fourth straight year-and eighth time in the past nine years-that UGA has achieved a double-digit number of Fulbright offers. Of the 10, six…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Office of Government Relations, East Campus Deck, Human Nature
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:07pm
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…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA, labor, Ceremony, Human Nature, East Campus Deck, resistance, Dance
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:19am
UGA Classics in Rome is currently underway under the direction of Professors Elena Bianchelli and Chris Gregg, a Mellon Professor of Classical Archaeology. Participants and professors live in a small family-run, centrally located hotel in Rome and in their six-week stay they become intimately connected with the city and the Italian life style. Classes are held every morning right in front of the monuments and they focus on the archaeology, the…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, grants, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck, medieval
Thu, 05/11/2017 - 3:24pm
From Britain to Beijing, from Rome to the Great Barrier Reef, UGA students are or will soon be setting off for study abroad programs around the globe in every imaginable discipline: The overall aim of the [UGA Maymester in Morocco] course is to introduce students to an in-depth and first-hand understanding of Islam and Islamic culture in Morocco, in particular to Sufism (which is currently undergoing a revival in Morocco), Moroccan Islamic music…
Tags: East Campus Deck, medieval, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:05am
The Red & Black explores a program whereby Army ROTC students are paid to learn a foreign language and study abroad: The program outlines 10 different languages that are considered to be “critical languages” contracted cadets can take and receive a stipend for upon completion. “The army wants these students to have some sort of exposure [to the language] just for the potential of having that knowledge in the future where it could be…
Tags: Exhibit, University of Georgia Griffin Campus, Academic Calendar, East Campus Deck, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 5:06pm
Each year, our students get one week away from campus during the Spring semester for some time away from classes. Many of our students choose to see the world this week, as that is just as important as an educational experience. For students who are currently traveling or studying abroad, the UGA Office of International Education is encouraging our educational travelers to share some of their experiences with us via social media. Using the…
Tags: East Campus Deck, Biological Sciences
Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:09am
The need for graduates today to have international learning experiences – whether they are gained abroad or at home -- is clear and compelling. These experiences encourage critical and creative thinking; improve cross-cultural communication skills; and make students adept at living and working in diverse settings. Meaningful international experiences are also valued by prospective employers and increase the competitiveness of students entering…
Tags: Lecture, medieval, East Campus Deck, Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:49am
Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017. Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond.  One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad…
Tags: Driftmier Engineering Center, holiday, Office of the Vice President for Research, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, East Campus Deck, Denmark Hall