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Kudos, August 2021

Alan Flurry

Awards, grants, exhibitions and fellowships lead our shout-outs to colleagues across the college to begin the academic year. Congratulations all – a few of the highlights:

Seven UGA doctoral students – four from the Franklin College – selected as ARCS Scholars – Albany Herald

Jody Clay-Warner, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of sociology, part of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and associate director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, one of four University of Georgia faculty members named Fellows of the 2021-2022 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program

Ryon Cobb, an assistant professor in the department of sociology, is the first Franklin College faculty member named a Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance KL2 scholar

Ten faculty and administrators have been named to the 2021‑2022 class of the university’s Women’s Leadership Fellows Program. The new cohort includes representatives from nine schools and colleges, five with Franklin College affiliation

 Kaixiong Ye, assistant professor of genetics, received a Maximizing Investigators Research Award from the National Institutes of Health. The nearly $2 million, five-year award will support efforts to characterize gene-environment interactions, or genetic effects modified by environment, underlying complex traits in humans

UGA art students restore downtown Milton murals –AJC

Elizabeth Wright, Distinguished Research Professor of Spanish literature in the department of Romance languages and associate academic director of the Willson Center, is a principal investigator of a grant project that has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Record-setting grants set stage for breakthrough research – Art Edison, GRA Eminent Scholar, Professor of BMB, featured by Connecticut by the Numbers

Photos: Art Rosenbaum's opening night at Dodd Galleries –R&B

Allison Schmitt (B.S. '14) and Flickinger earn medals on busy night for Bulldogs –GeorgiaDogs.comWGAU11Alive

UGA graduate student AJ Aremu (second-year master's student in fine arts at the Lamar Dodd School of Art) featured in Athens art installation project – R&B

UGA Alumni Association unveils 2021 40 Under 40 –UGA TodayWGAU11AliveAthens CEO

Author Philip Lee Williams to speak at Georgia Writers Hall of Fame –Lake Oconee Breeze


Image: (Right to left) Gabrielle Poteet, Katie Eidson (the project manager) and Alondra Arevalo restored two murals in downtown Milton over the weekend of Aug. 13, 2021. (Photo by Robert Meyers of the Milton Historical Society)


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