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Kudos, October 2020

Alan Flurry

Congratulations to our colleagues, students and alumni on important recent accomplishments over the month of October:

Liftoff: UGA’s first-ever satellite heads to space –WGAU,WSB,Trenton Daily News,Albany Herald,ABHAJC

"Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory" by Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor in American History, has been named as a finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction –UGA Today

Saunt discusses "Unworthy Republic" –C-Span

UGA names 20 new Foundation Fellows

Seven undergraduates for the incoming class of 2020-2021 are attending UGA through the Ramsey Honors Scholarship, one of the highest awards the university grants its students

MFA alumnus Taylor Shaw ('19) adds a groovy addition to Five Points with new mural –R&B

UGA spring 2020 graduates recognized in delayed, socially distanced ceremony –R&B,AJC,UGA Today

UGA Pamoja celebrates 50th anniversary and legacy of Pastor Nawanna Lewis MillerR&B

Focus on the faculty: Professor of dance, Lisa Fusillo loves seeing students thrive and excel,

UGA-led research project, led by Distinguished Research Professor and Associate Dean Thomas Mote, focused on understanding the complexity of droughts

Focus on the Faculty: Sally E. Walker, the inaugural Shellebarger Professor in Geology, gives students field research experiencesthrough which they propose hypotheses, collect and analyze data, and communicate their findings 

Drawdown Georgia, a movement to accelerate progress towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions, launched October 17 statewide

The State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP) has awarded $4 million to the UGA-based African Programming and Research Initiative to End Slavery(APRIES) to supplement the latter’s international human trafficking research and programming work

Image: NASA

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