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...
Franklin College students continue to distinguish the University of Georgia by winning elite scholarships and fellowships. Earlier this week, Honors students Tuan Nguyen and Amy Webster were named 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars:
The UGA Goldwater Scholars are among a group of 283 recipients of the one- and two-year scholarships that recognize exceptional sophomores and juniors in engineering, mathematics and the natural sciences. UGA students have received the Goldwater Scholarship almost every year since the mid-1990s, and the 2014 recipients bring the university's total of...
Happy March! And congratulations to faculty and staff who have distinguished themselves and honored the Franklin College with their awards and achievements. Some of these include:
Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Russell Malmberg has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty who have had a significant impact on the University of Georgia in addition to fulfilling their normal academic responsibilities.
The honor was first awarded in 1974, and no more than one University Professor can be named in any year.
Big congratulations to assistant professor of marine sciences Brian Hopkinson, who was awarded a 2014 Sloan Foundation grant to support his work on rising carbon dioxide levels in the oceans:
The fellowship is presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation each year to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as part of the next generation of scientific leaders. This year, 126 fellowships were awarded to promising young scientists like Hopkinson in eight scientific and technical disciplines.
Hopkinson, an assistant professor at UGA...
Many awards, grants and other forms of recognition for our faculty and staff already in the New Year. A sampling:
Lecturer and playwright John Patrick Bray saw a production of his short plays performed by members of University Theatre at the Seney-Stovall Chapel in early February
Henry "Fritz" Schaefer was included in a list of the 50 most influential scientists in the world today
Don Rubin, professor emeritus of communication studies...