Mon, 07/02/2018 - 1:15pm
Vineet Raman of Marietta is among the young Indian Americans recently named to the Washington Leadership Program class of 2018: The WLP is a non-profit that seeks to develop the next generation of American leadership from the South Asian community. The nine scholars will be placed in congressional offices for an eight-week summer internship accompanied by a structured leadership curriculum. “We are excited to welcome the WLP Class of 2018, a…
Tags: Outstanding Advisor, poetry, Conner Hall, Science Olympiad at UGA, Development Officer / Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:59am
As we near commencement, with so many Franklin students [more than 1,850] preparing to enter the next stage of their lives and careers, many are reflecting on the impact of their campus experiences and especially those afforded by scholarship opportunities.  A few of those were celebrated on Monday, April 30 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education at the Advance UGA Conference. Sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations,…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Science Olympiad at UGA, Conner Hall, Office of Government Relations
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
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, Full Professor, resistance, Dance
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:10am
From cross-cultural and social adaptability to increased intelligence, cognition and empathy, there are a number of ways to approach the myriad benefits of knowing multiple languages. Included among these, brain fitness: Multilingualism has been shown to have many social, psychological and lifestyle advantages. Moreover, researchers are finding a swathe of health benefits from speaking more than one language, including faster stroke recovery and…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, UGA Innovation Gateway, Science Olympiad at UGA, American South, Office of Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, Institute of Bioinformatics and Department of Infectious Diseases, Academic Calendar, College of Education, University of Georgia Griffin Campus, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:34am
Georgia swimmer Chantal Van Landeghem was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and was named the organization's 2016 Dean William Tate Scholar: The Dean William Tate Scholar is an award given annually to an outstanding inductee of Phi Beta Kappa, having earned a perfect 4.0 in his or her field of study. Van Landeghem, a senior studying psychology, is Georgia's first-ever student-athlete to receive the award. "Today means so much," Van…
Tags: Interim Vice Provost, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, longevity, IT Professional Assistant, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Psychology, Science Olympiad at UGA
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, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance, IT Associate Director - Systems
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 2:57pm
Congratulations to UGA Honors student Valerie Tucker, who has been awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for students interested in careers in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service: As a Pickering Fellow, Tucker will receive a scholarship of up to $37,500 annually for tuition and other expenses for her senior year of undergraduate studies as well as for her first year enrolled in a master's degree program. Tucker, who…
Tags: Science Olympiad at UGA, leaders
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:44am
Catherine "Cali" Callaway and Morrison Nolan have received 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a premier academic award for undergraduate students pursuing careers in science, mathematics and engineering: The scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 toward the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board, recognizes exceptional sophomores and juniors across the nation. Since 1995, 51 UGA students have received the award. ... Callaway, a…
Tags: Religion, Rhetoric, Conner Hall, Department of Cellular Biology, Systems Administrator Associate, Science Olympiad at UGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, IT Associate Director - Systems
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:16am
The Truman Scholarship has awarded annually since 1975 to a select group of students who display extraordinary potential for leadership in public service. Franklin student Sarah Mirza joins the distinguished group this year: Mirza, an Honors student majoring in Spanish and geography at the University of Georgia, has received a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which recognizes juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to…
Tags: Assistant Professor (2 positions available), #frcnewmembers, Science Olympiad at UGA, artists, History