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Wed, 04/13/2022 - 11:06am
Timothy Yang, associate professor in the department of history, was awarded the 2022 Hagley Prize for the best book in business history. Yang won for his book "A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan" (Cornell University Press, 2021), which explores the history of Japan's pharmaceutical industry in the early twentieth century through a close account of Hoshi Pharmaceuticals, one of East Asia's most influential drug…
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:19am
The first two position evaluation process focus groups were held via zoom the week of April 5. Our colleagues on the project team report positive conversation, feedback, and perspectives from participants. There has been some reluctance, but overall response thus far has been positive. The need for more details about the process outcome was both broadly shared and will guide the results of these discussions. Other comments from participants…
Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:39am
On Feb. 11, the UGA Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni during the 12th annual Bulldog 100 Celebration, which was hosted online. LeaseQuery, an Atlanta-based accounting software firm, was named the fastest-growing alumni business for the second year in a row: The company, led by two former college roommates, is the first business to repeat as No. 1 in consecutive years. CEO George Azih…
Wed, 12/02/2020 - 2:50pm
The UGA Alumni Association unveiled the 2021 Bulldog 100, a list of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni, with 26 Franklin College alumni honorees representing 24 businesses: The 2021 Bulldog 100 celebrates organizations from over two dozen industries, including agriculture, construction, health care, nonprofits and software. Of the 100 businesses, 81 are located within the state of Georgia. In total, two countries…
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 3:18pm
The UGA Alumni Association has unveiled the 2020 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni, Including 29 alumni honorees from the Franklin College: The 2020 Bulldog 100 includes businesses of all sizes and from industries such as technology, cosmetics, entertainment and education. Companies are based as far north as Virginia and as far west as Nevada. Of the 100 businesses, 84 are located within Georgia.…
Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:28pm
Known as the Mic Man, hyping up the crowd at home football games, biology (B.S.)  and economics (A.B.) double major Chip Chambers is also an honors student with his sights set on business and public health. We particularly enjoyed the section of his profile where he describes some of his favorite professors: David Mustard taught principles of microeconomics my freshman year and sparked a love for economics that has continued to today. His…
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 10:30am
The AFFOA partnership builds on recent breakthroughs in fiber materials and manufacturing processes that will soon allow scientists to design and manufacture fabrics that see, hear, sense, communicate, store and convert energy, regulate temperature, monitor health and change color. ... UGA researchers who will play critical roles in AFFOA include Sergiy Minko, the Georgia Power Professor of Polymers, Fibers and Textiles in the College of Family…

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