Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:27am
With the undergraduates this morning and graduate students in the afternoon, Stegman coliseum is the setting today for nearly 2,800 new degrees presented to graduates during fall commencement ceremonies: Eleven students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates during the undergraduate exercises for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA in all work attempted at UGA as well as all college-level transfer work prior to or following enrollment at the…
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:01am
Today is The Day - all of the studying, books, classes, exams, friends, professors, meetings, study guides, notecards, letters home, study abroad experiences, internships, parttime jobs, scholarships, sporting events, weekends, pranks, performances, all-nighters, early coffees, late dinners, awards, honors, roommates, majors, DECISIONS, networking, buses, connections, papers, grades, interviews, accomplishments. It has all built up to this.…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA
Fri, 04/13/2018 - 4:08pm
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…
Tags: #frcnewmembers, Science Olympiad at UGA, #UGA18, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Lecture
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:17am
The impact of my research is that it has moved forward our understanding of the galaxy in which we live. How does your research or scholarship inspire your teaching, and vice versa? Students greatly enjoy when I tell them about the newest astronomical discoveries. Some of that information is learned at scientific meetings that I attend as part of my research and scholarship duties. Probably, my scientific presentations have benefited from…
Tags: McPhaul Child and Family Development Center, Earth, #UGA18
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:52am
The Writing Intensive Program in the department of English is providing a set of transformative experiences for young students this summer, where the tangible benefts of writing well become their own reward: The students from Cleveland Road Elementary School wove tall tales of unicorns and beds that transform into sports cars when they visited UGA recently. Their fantasies could have tangible benefits in years to come, said Madison Garrett, a…
Tags: Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, #UGA18, Department of Psychology, University Housing, Department of Dance
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:34pm
Udall and Goldwater Scholars, an HBO movie role, and a slew of teaching and research awards highlight the April kudos for Franklin students and faculty: University of Georgia juniors and Honors students Morgan Gibbs (from Peachtree City, majoring in chemistry and minoring in pharmaceutical sciences) and Mallory Harris (from Dunwoody, is pursuing mathematical sciences with a concentration in computational biology) are among 240 students across…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Community, Issues, Pew Charitable Trust, Department of Marine Sciences, #UGA18, Department of Psychology, Human Nature, sun
Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:29am
Zomlefer, the curator of UGA's Herbarium and an associate professor of plant biology in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, got to work hand-in-hand with the State Botanical Garden last fall through a Public Service and Outreach Faculty fellowship. She led a number of projects, from public lectures and a two-day workshop on herbarium techniques to demonstrations for children and organization of the garden's own herbarium collection.…
Tags: DOE, #UGA18, Department of English, Odyssey
Mon, 04/11/2016 - 10:46am
The accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni at the University of Georgia take center stage this week as the campus community celebrates Honors Week 2016. With recognition of extraordinary individual accomplishments of faculty in teaching, research and service, the Franklin College takes its place as the academic home of excellence on campus. Individual faculty members featured in print and online publications this week include:…
Tags: Social Media, Lecture, Outstanding Advisor, Meeting, Human Nature, Colloquium, #UGA18
Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:04am
Franklin College double major Miller Singleton (biology & psychology) strives to make service and study abroad the hallmarks of her UGA experience: Since my freshman year, I have volunteered as a mentor with Shop with a Bulldawg, an organization whose mission is to serve Athens by bringing joy and hope to children during the holidays. I currently volunteer with Affinis Hospice in which I have the opportunity to serve as a companion and…
Tags: Book Sale, #UGA18, East Campus Deck, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center
Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:56am
UGA faculty and students are engaged up and down the barrier islands of Georgia this summer. One of the many projects to protect and explore is an archaeological field school  through July 17 on Sapelo and Ossabaw Island:  Led by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources' Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation at the former Buckhead Plantation site on Ossabaw Island is serving as a Field School for UGA’s archaeology…
Tags: writing, exhibition, Concert Series, refugee, Campus Transit Facility, #UGA18, Department of Psychology