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Kudos, February 2021

Alan Flurry

The 60th anniversary of UGA's desegregation, our newest Gates Cambridge Scholar and welcome news from the National Academy of Engineering headline Franklin College kudos for February:

J. Marshall Shepherd, the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, elected to the National Academy of Engineering –UGA Today Athens CEOWGAU

University of Georgia commemorates 60th anniversary of integration –WSB,AJC

UGA senior classics student Emeline McClellan one of 24 Americans selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. The scholarship fully funds postgraduate study and research in any subject at the University of Cambridge in England

Atlanta's LeaseQuery repeats as UGA Bulldog 100 winner –Atlanta Business Chronicle

UGA photography professor Marni Shindelman presents “Geolocation” art exhibit –R&B

Katrien Devos, Distinguished Research Professor of plant biology, is part of team to unlock switchgrass genome –Technology,UGA Research

Three UGA postdocs, including Sean Beckwith from the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, awarded prestigious postdoctoral awards from the National Institutes of Health

Classic City Bhangra, the only nationally competitive dance team practicing Bhangra dancing on UGA’s campus, raises awareness for farmers in India –R&B

Betty Jean Craige, University Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Director Emerita of the Willson Center, presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who –24/7 Press

UGA jumps two spots to No. 55 in latest NSF HERD rankings –UGA Today

The Georgia Film Academy announces a record-setting enrollment to train Georgians –Georgia Entertainment News

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Georgia Tech with its Sea Level Sensors project, help communities along the coast predict and prepare for rising seas

Journalism students create legacy project with documentary about UGA desegregation

Image: The Chapel Bell in winter, by Peter Frey/UGA.

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