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Tags: campus life

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 11:26am
Majoring in art history and comparative literature and intercultural studies while a member of the Counterpoint Dance Company, rising senior Tori Watson embodies the creative spirit and intellectual curiosity of the Franklin College and UGA. This summer, she completed a mural in downtown Athen, and when she’s not dancing, painting or volunteering, she might be researching Dutch art for her Honors thesis. She shares a bit of her Amazing Student…
Mon, 06/28/2021 - 10:26am
Vidhi Patel, a junior cellular biology major from Athens, serves as an orientation leader this summer to welcome first-year and transfer students to UGA as she continues her preparation to attend medical school. A wonderful ambassador for town and gown, incoming students are benefiting from her knowledge for learning and passion for UGA. She shares some important insights in this Amazing Student feature: How did you choose your major?…
Fri, 03/05/2021 - 2:15pm
A new exhibit at the Special Collections Libraries chronicles the journey of students advocating for a more inclusive learning environment at the University of Georgia over the past six decades. The exhibit, “Making Space: Fighting for Inclusion, Building Community at UGA,” begins with the experiences of Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault), the first Black students to enroll at UGA in 1961, as well as other early path-…
Wed, 10/02/2019 - 1:54pm
Alongside her double-major coursework, Tyler Burrell raises awareness about “invisible illness”—that not all people who look normal are able-bodied and healthy. “That person needing the elevator for one floor, the person with a handicap pass who looks totally healthy, might not be,” she said. “You never know someone’s whole story.” Burrell, a University of Georgia senior international affairs and communication studies major, is part of the …

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