Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:46am
Seventeen UGA students and alumni were among the 2,000 fellows selected from nearly 17,000 applicants nationwide for the 2016 competition. And Interim Associate Provost Noel Fallows shares with us this postcard from University of Liverpool professor Alan McCarthy, who recently spent three days at UGA courtesy of the department of genetics and the department of marine sciences: “The focus of my research is the development and application of…
Tags: education, Human Nature, The Arts at UGA
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 11:13am
The deadline for Willson Center Research Fellowship applications is coming up next week, October 6: The Willson Center Research Fellowship supports excellence in arts and humanities research. Applicants must hold doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Tenured and Tenure-track scholars are eligible to apply. Fellowships can be held every five years. The Willson Center Research Fellowships are intended to support humanities and arts…
Tags: Human Nature, The Arts at UGA, Andrew Grundstei, Institute of Native American Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:44am
Three Franklin College students are UGA's 2015 Goldwater Scholarship recipients: Lauren Dennison, Erin Hollanderand Karishma Sriram—have received 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, the premier undergraduate scholarship in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. The UGA students are among a group of 260 recipients of the one- and two-year scholarships that recognize exceptional sophomores and juniors. The scholarships…
Tags: Issues, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, education, The Arts at UGA
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 3:49pm
Congratulations are in order for a Franklin College alumna who received a prestigious fellowship this week.  Smitha Ganeshan, a May UGA graduate, was one of six students nationwide that received a $15,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.   Ganeshan was a Franklin College of Arts and Sciences student, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in anthropology.  She was also a UGA Honors student, a…
Tags: Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, The Arts at UGA
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 9:54am
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international professional organization founded in 1848 that published the journal Science, which has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world (approximatelt 1 million). AAAS also has two new members from the UGA: Two University of Georgia faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of…
Tags: ClinEpiDB, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, The Arts at UGA, Earth, Meeting
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 9:52am
Ten current or former UGA students have been awarded graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Six of the ten are from the Franklin College: [The fellowships will allow students] to conduct research while working on their master's and doctoral degrees. The awards provide students with up to $126,000 during a five-year period to conduct research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Eleven…
Tags: Awards, education, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, The Arts at UGA, Human Nature
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:45am
Four UGA faculty members were recently accepted as Administrative Fellows in the Academic Leadership Development Program of the SECU, the academic unit of the Southeastern Conference: The Administrative Fellows will work with Libby Morris, vice provost for academic affairs who is overseeing the Administrative Fellows program, and meet periodically during the academic year to discuss readings on leadership. Each fellow also will develop a project…
Tags: Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, The Arts at UGA
Mon, 05/07/2012 - 9:31am
Ten UGA students and alums received graduate fellowships from the National Science Foundation to conduct research during their master's and doctoral studies, including four from Franklin College: Christopher Abin, of Miami, Fla., is pursuing a doctorate in microbiology at the University of Georgia. As a Florida International University undergraduate student, Abin made the dean’s list every semester and received a National Institutes of Health…
Tags: education, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Human Nature, The Arts at UGA