awards

Summer Kudos

Posted 3 years 8 months ago
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With grants, new research, awards and honors, Franklin College faculty, staff and alumni continue to excel and establish new heights of professional accomplishment. A sampling a recent notable achievements:

UGA geneticist named one of Cell’s 40 under 40 – Robert Schmitz, an assistant professor of genetics, was recently selected by the trade journal as one of the 40 most accomplished young scientists under the age of 40, reports OnlineAthens.com.

“Books to watch out for” – The New Yorker reviews “West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776,” by Claudio Saunt, Richard B...

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted 4 years 4 days ago

Some of the world's most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Joining their ranks this year is professor in our department of anthropology, Elizabeth Reitz:

One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, and the...

April Kudos

Posted 4 years 5 days ago

April is the month when many awards are announced and this April is no different at the Franklin College. Our students and faculty distinguished themselves and our entire community with major accomplishments, including:

Sarah Mirza, an Honors student majoring in Spanish and geography, has received a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which recognizes juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government and elsewhere in public service

Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory H. Robinson was named the University of Georgia's...

Faculty in the Media, April 2014

Posted 4 years 1 week ago
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University of Georgia oceanographer Mandy Joye talks about the work scientists will be doing in the Gulf of Mexico on board the research vessel Atlantis and and the submersible Alvin, background. JOHN FITZHUGH — SUN HERALD

On the leading issues of day, new discoveries, prestigious awards and newly published studies, Franklin Faculty continue to speak out and receive coverage across a variety of media. A sample:

Joye leads research group back to examine Gulf floor on the fourth anniversary of the BP oil spill – Nearly four years after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of...

Robinson receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Posted 4 years 2 weeks ago
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The accolades continue to roll in for Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Gregory H. Robinson. One of our most outstanding faculty members, Robinson

has been named the University of Georgia's 2014 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

The award, which is administered by SEC provosts, recognizes one faculty member from each of the 14 SEC schools and includes a $5,000 honorarium. Robinson joined the UGA faculty in 1995 and was named Distinguished Research Professor in 2000, Franklin Professor in 2005 and Foundation Distinguished...

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