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Kudos, October 2023

Alan Flurry

In the campus community, across the state and around the nation, we applaud the outstanding work by Franklin College faculty and students announced during October. A sample of the awards, grants, performances, and milestones:

Organizers of this year’s Atlanta Art Week invited nine M.F.A. students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art to present the group exhibition “Unlisted” at The Works in Atlanta’s Upper Westside.

The discipline of dance: Highlighting UGA’s dance faculty – R&B 

Michelle Cook, former UGA’s senior vice provost and former associate dean in the Franklin College, officially started her tenure as vice president for student affairs Oct. 1 after the retirement of Victor Wilson. Columns chatted with her about her vision for the division and the values she’ll bring to her new role

An interdisciplinary University of Georgia research team, led by Wenxuan Zhong was been awarded $1.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to use AI algorithms to make an atomic force microscopy

UGA doctoral student Nicholas Dewey is one of 60 graduate students representing 26 states selected for the Department of Energy's Office of Science Graduate Student Research program

Film MFA students work on first Athena Studios feature

UGA Hodgson Singers, University Chorus present “For the Living” 

UGA research team led by Yiping Zhao, Distinguished Research Professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of physics and astronomy, receives USDA APHIS funding for development of a rapid diagnostics platform for SARS-CoV-2 

Two Franklin College doctoral students, Lea Davidson and Yonesha Donaldson, won the Farouk El Baz Student Research Award from the Geological Society of America. The highly regarded Farouk El Baz Award for desert research is only given to two students per year worldwide

Athens' Inaugural Poet Laureate Jeff Fallis Leaves Legacy of Community Poetry 


Image: New UGA vice president for student affairs Michelle Cook

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