Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:36am
Double major (biology and psychology) Aparna Kanjhlia fell in love with UGA and has made the most of her opportunities on campus as she prepares for a career as a doctor: I was not a traditional undergraduate student. I moved from India after completing my high school education and transferred to the UGA Honors Program after securing an associate’s degree in biology. From the day I walked into my orientation and learned how to call the Dawgs, I…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, History
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
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 1:08pm
International travel, study and service led senior double major (biology, psychology) Makenzie Kitchens toward finding her path: UGA has provided me many opportunities to participate in life-changing experiences. I have had the privilege of being a part of the UGA cheerleading team for the last four years. We have traveled together as a team to many places to cheer on the Dawgs and represent our school. We cheer for several sporting events…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, History, Physics Building, Theatre and Film Studies, Department of Dance
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:40pm
Triple Franklin major Stephan George (B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; B.S. Genetics; B.S. Biology) is committed to making a difference for people with disabilities: I am currently conducting a research project in the Wells laboratory at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center. I am investigating the role that seven mutations in a gene called O-GlcNAc Transferase play in the development of intellectual disability. I also recently began…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Linguistics, University of Georgia Opera Theatre
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:43am
Winner of a 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, doctoral student Brittany Jenkins is committed to a career in medical research: My research on the genetics of breast cancer health disparities has allowed me to travel many places to further my training. I am currently located in Detroit, Michigan, where I am continuing my dissertation work at Henry Ford Health System under my adviser, Dr. Melissa Davis.…
Tags: Book Sale, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:55pm
International dramaturg while still just a junior, triple major Lukas Woodyard (theatre, English, comparative literature) shows why the A.B. degree is a key component of self-discovery for many UGA students: At UGA, all my achievements and highlights involved my activities with the theatre department. I have been highly involved since I first stepped into this department. As a freshman, I was involved in a few productions such as UGA Theatre’s “…
Tags: microbiome, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Book Sale
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 4:36pm
Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 2:37pm
Senior biology major from Augusta Mallory Walters has worked in a clinic in South Africa, volunteered in a local hospice and health center, participated in student groups and excelled academically: The weeks I spent working at this clinic confirmed that I was on the right path for me. I returned to the States eager to continue my medical training. Without the support of UGA and the Honors Program, I would have missed out on these adventures that…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Department of Dance, 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
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, 08/24/2017 - 4:08pm
Linguistics, Classical Languages, and Classical Culture major Nicholas Twiner has discovered his opportunities to get involved, participate in research and explore his passions: Academically, the University of Georgia has empowered me to achieve more than I thought I would. Research through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities has been such an important part of my academic career. It has pushed me to understand and explore the…
Tags: arts, Book Sale, resistance, Department of Dance
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:25am
During my fourth year, I was provided with opportunities that have shaped my time at UGA. Despite being hospitalized for a week and struggling through fall semester due to a flare-up of my auto-immune disease, I was not only able to thrive academically with my highest semester GPA, but was also selected as an orientation leader for New Student Orientation and have the amazing opportunity to impact the lives of thousands of new students. This…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, recycle
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 2:34pm
Prior to the start of college, I, like many incoming freshmen, was apprehensive about many things. I pondered hard about how long it would take me to acclimate to this new environment. One of the first things that struck me when I first learned about and visited UGA was its diversity, something I believe is a crucial factor that shows how inclusive and accepting a particular setting is. The university offers a plethora of opportunities, in…
Tags: Book Sale, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Conner Hall, Dawson Hall, universe
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:56am
The double major in biology and psychology from Lawrenceville cites the Dawg Camp, Freshman Forum and the UGA Visitors Center as the having the biggest impacts on his UGA experience: Dawg Camp helped me open up to all the things UGA had to offer. I came in to college as an awkward, shy first year but I’ve grown so much from then. Special shoutout to my counselor Nikita for forcing me to hang out with her and showing me how fun college could be…
Tags: Book Sale, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Conner Hall, science policy, Theatre and Film Studies, Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA
Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:16am
Combining theatre and speech-language pathology has allowed amazing student Kelsey Brown to put a unique stamp on her undergraduate career: I chose to attend UGA because… I applied to 12 schools for undergraduate. I had no idea where I wanted to go; just what I wanted to do. I toured schools and communication disorders programs all over. I liked that the CMSD program here is placed in the College of Education and I loved the spirit of students…
Tags: Book Sale, contest, Demosthenian Hall, Flinchums Phoenix, Department of Dance
Thu, 12/22/2016 - 2:30pm
Through volunteer work and study abroad, Madison Miracle believes that medicine can be used as an agent of change and she’s already put that belief into practice. But that’s only the beginning for the senior majoring in biology and psychology: The summer after my sophomore year, I was awarded a scholarship from the Honors International Scholar Program to study abroad and volunteer in Peru. As a part of the UGA en España Peru Medical Maymester, I…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, East Campus Deck, music scene, History, Rhetoric
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:01pm
Nov. 29-Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual holiday book sale features new and used publications in all genres. If you have books you’d like to donate, please call 706-542-4662.
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 10:48am
Majoring in biology and psychology with a minor in chemistry, the senior from Augusta has put the focus of his UGA experience on research, interning and community volunteering as he prepares for medical school: My time at UGA could be characterized as a humbling yet exhilarating work in progress. I’ve had some of the most incredible experiences in my life, and the people I’ve met here have been even more incredible. Many of these friends have…
Tags: Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Book Sale, applications, Department of Dance, mathematics
Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:43am
For St. Simons Island native Jonah Driggers, the ecology of the small island community has instilled a sense of mission that has been shaped by his UGA experiences: Although I began my freshman year with vague intentions of pursuing a career in business, I always harbored a love of the outdoors that was developed over years of Scouting and working in the garden with my dad. Experiences made possible through the Foundation Fellowship, like taking…
Tags: Book Sale, Four Towers Building, Performance, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Coliseum Training Facility
Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:27am
Interesting facts about UGA, student features and the history of the Bulldog Nation are the focus of August Discover UGA: You might already know the year (1785), and that Abraham Baldwin (that statue watching over North Campus) was the first president, and that we were the first chartered university in our young nation. But did you know that Baldwin was only 14 when he entered Yale? Find out more - and welcome to campus.
Tags: parade, Department of Dance, Book Sale
Mon, 08/08/2016 - 10:52am
As we welcome the next amazing class of UGA students, highlighting achievements in rigorous academics and service to the campus community like those of Madison Jones gives us an idea of what it's all about at UGA: My favorite things to do on campus are... I love meeting friends for a quick bite at Bolton between classes since cooking is hard and the commuter meal plan is a gift to mankind. My favorite activities on campus probably happen inside…
Tags: Division of Development & Alumni Relations, Science Olympiad at UGA, Book Sale, entrepreneurship, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance
Wed, 03/30/2016 - 10:04am
Franklin College double major (biology and pyschology) and president of the premed honors society (Alpha Epsilon Delta) Sarah Ourderkirk came to UGA as a legacy and is leaving ready for the next step in her training to become a medical doctor: My favorite professor is... Well, I have two. Karl Espelie and Sylvia Hutchinson have both walked alongside me over the course of my college career. They have taken the time to get to know me as a person…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, maize
Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:11am
Augusta native and double Franklin major (A.B. economics, B.S. biology) has been involved in research, as well as many other activities, since he started at UGA: Since my first semester here at UGA, I have been involved with the Roosevelt Institute, a national student policy think tank with chapters at over 100 universities across the country. Working with Roosevelt, I have conducted policy research with faculty members in a variety of…
Tags: Book Sale, Plastic, Conner Hall, Human Nature, resistance
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