Mon, 12/09/2019 - 1:28pm
From the impact of great mentors to lab opportunities and guiding campus tours, senior biochemistry and molecular biology /psychology double-major Michael Bowler has learned the importance of helping others pursue their passions: My experiences at UGA have been shaped by numerous organizations and their members. Dawg Camp, an extended orientation program, created immediate connections with upperclassman mentors and a vision for how I could make…
Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:15pm
Senior biology and psychology double major Cameron Liss has used her many opportunities at UGA to pave a path to her future as a physician: One of my biggest highlights has been volunteering at Mercy Health Center. The summer after my freshman year, I decided to stay in Athens to take on the beast … Organic Chemistry. I met with my advisor, professor Karl Espelie, and I expressed that I wanted to do something more meaningful with my summer of…
Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:20am
It's the first day at UGA for many, including 5,500 incoming freshman in the Class of 2023. Welcome to all and good luck on a day that can be exhilarating, intimidating and yet joyous all the same. The journey metaphor is appropriate, as students begin a profound and lasting experience, determined as much by how as where the journey takes them. In that spirit, we offer encouragement for embracing healthy habits toward success on campus - and…
Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:03am
Supporting our students as they establish career goals and move toward the next steps in their professional lives working in the arts, the Hugh Hodgson School of of Music and the Lamar Dodd School of Art present Arts Career Entrepreneurship Day on Friday, January 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the atrium of the School of Art. In the Fall Semester of 2018 the School of Art and the School of Music initiated the Arts Career and Entrepreneurship Space…
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 1:54pm
And speaking of amazing undergraduate students and a diversity of opportunities, UGA recently awarded 11 undergraduates - 7 with Franklin majors - from the incoming class of 2018-2019 with its CURO Honors Scholarship, the university’s top undergraduate research scholarship: CURO Honors Scholars receive $3,000 in annual funding renewable for up to four years; mentoring and community support; and special seminars, workshops, events and activities…
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:24am
Coeducation at the University of Georgia opened up a variety of fields where opportunities had been few, and over the decades has begun to change how women see themselves and engage their intellectual and career interests. Doctoral candidate Michelle Ziadie shares this thoughtful perspective from a scientist: It wasn't until I started graduate school that I really began to reflect on the challenges I faced as a woman of color pursuing a career…
Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:44pm
UGA giving features psychology major Savonte Wilson ’21, who is attending his dream school thanks to the Beth and Barry Storey Family Scholarship: “I always wanted to come to UGA—it was my dream school,” said Savonte. “I made the grades for it and everything: I had a 4.0 throughout high school. I was determined to come here.” Savonte, a Moultrie, Georgia, native, was accepted to the University of Georgia on St. Patrick’s Day 2017, but it was…
Tags: Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Department of Marine Sciences, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, resources, essay, justice
Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:03am
How did this stunning piece come to life? How long did it take to complete it? Can we expect more of such artworks? On this and more, we had the pleasure of talking about with the artist herself. Scroll down to read our interview with Margaret Morrison! Read the whole thing, as they say. A wonderful discussion of Morrison's relationship with her gallery as well as her career, all in the artist's own words. Our visual arts faculty members blend…
Tags: opportunities
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:16am
The UGA campus is replete with people doing wonderful work - whether teaching, making art, conducting research, or some combination of all of these (and yes, that does exist), so much goes on that it can be easy to miss some of the sublime trees for the enchanted forest. One of those trees would be artwork by associate professor of painting Margaret Morrison, which been on prominent display in the U.S. embassy residence in Tel Aviv since 2012:…
Tags: success, opportunities, leaders