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…
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:24pm
From media and marketing companies to fine homebuilding, restauranteurs to law firms to systems engineers, Franklin College alumni honors are spread across the 2019 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni: The 2019 Bulldog 100 includes businesses of all sizes and from industries such as real estate, dining, technology and retail. Companies are based as far north as New York and as far west as California. Of…
Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:17am
Sociology/political science double-major and future attorney Taylor Withrow has found her voice for justice at UGA: As a CURO Honors Scholar, I spent the first week of my freshman year meeting with different professors in various different departments discussing research opportunities. I was fortunate to begin my own research project with Valerie Babb in the English department studying the identity development of multiracial individuals and the…
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 2:26pm
The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018: This program began in 2011 and celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the eighth annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Georgia Aquarium. Congratulations to this year's class. For 2018, 17 Honorees selected of the 40 (42.5%) are…
Tags: Environmental Health Sciences, Middle Ages, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:19am
Franklin College double-major (biology, psychology) and future M.D. Rilee Racine will be among those cheering from the sidelines in South Bend this weekend: I served as a biochemistry peer mentor, selected to facilitate student learning and understanding in undergraduate biochemistry under Dr. Paula Lemons. Dr. Lemons stands out among my favorite professors and it was an honor working under her as a peer mentor. Additionally, UGA offered several…
Tags: Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Book Sale, passion
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:34am
Student-focused research in the Archeology Field School summer program provides an opportunity for hands-on learning in surveying, mapping, documentation and excavation methods in an active archeological recovery environment in southwest Georgia. For the last five years, assistant professor of anthropology Jennifer Birch and PhD candidate Stefan Brannan have co-directed the Singer-Moye Archaeological Settlement History Project (SMASH) at Singer-…
Tags: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, passion
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:10am
Research has shown that experiences such as service-learning, internships, undergraduate research and study abroad enhance academic performance and better prepare students for employment or graduate and professional school. To ensure that all students benefit from experiences such as these, in 2016 the University of Georgia became the largest public university in America to require students to engage in hands-on learning prior to graduation.…
Tags: passion, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, history, Department of Computer Science, resistance, graduation
Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:35pm
When classes begin tomorrow on campus, many students will find themselves as the first of many students to follow in their footsteps at the new Science Learning Center on South Campus. The building, which has been years in the making and in many ways serves as the counterpart to the Miller Learning Center, will open its doors officially to students on the first day of classes--fostering in a new era of science education on campus.
Tags: Earth, creativity, passion
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:57am
The University continues to tweak the undergraduate experience toward broader preparation for the variety of next steps after graduation: [UGA] has taken a significant step toward ensuring that all of its students engage in the kinds of hands-on experiences that enhance learning and position them for success after graduation. All undergraduate students will be required to engage in experiential learning-through opportunities that include…
Tags: passion, lingustics, graduate students, history, resistance