This month's Discover feature highlights several examples of research excellence that reach to every corner of campus. UGA's key research themes provide context for the extraordinary work by our faculty and students:
Safeguarding and Sustaining our World includes research being conducted in fields as varied as cybersecurity, plant breeding and genetics, digital humanities and export controls.
UGA’s Plant Center, for example, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and has more than 50 faculty members. Plant center researchers have sequenced the genomes of commercially...
This past weekend, the UGA Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni at the seventh annual Bulldog 100, with Franklin College graduates figuring heavily in the tally including the first and second place companies:
The 2016 fastest-growing business was SMD LLC, founded by Shane Douthitt and Scott Mondore. Their North Carolina-based talent management and analytics company enables businesses to monetize people management. SMD's patented cloud-based talent software identifies cause-and-effect relationships between talent...
From a Red & Black article on how graduating in December provides a leg up in beginning careers:
“I am at somewhat of an advantage because when I start in my position in December, I will be one of two people entering the firm that early," she said. "I will stand out in the work force because there is not a wave of candidates coming in with me in May.”
Webb reminded students who are on track to graduate early that they do not have to end their college careers once they reach 120 credit hours.
“If you finish classes early, take a trip abroad and explore other...