Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:45am
The Georgia Debate Union will begin the 2018-19 season at the prestigious Run for the Roses debate round robin, held in late September at the University of Kentucky. The projected top 7 debate teams in the nation receive invitations to the Kentucky Round Robin. The team of Nathan Rice and Johnnie Stupek, both rising seniors, will be representing UGA and the Georgia Debate Union.   The Kentucky Round Robin features the projected 7 best college…
Tags: Georgia Debate Union, Students, Issues, Rhetoric, Politics, Experience, Communication
Fri, 05/12/2017 - 12:00pm
Shawn Foster, an Honors student majoring in cognitive science and linguistics, was one of 20 students nationwide selected as a Beinecke Scholar: He is the first UGA student to receive the honor, which awards $34,000 to third-year students with demonstrated financial need who will pursue graduate studies in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Foster plans to earn a doctorate in linguistics. A first-generation college student, he is from the…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, arts, Rhetoric, Department of Marine Sciences
Thu, 12/22/2016 - 2:30pm
Through volunteer work and study abroad, Madison Miracle believes that medicine can be used as an agent of change and she’s already put that belief into practice. But that’s only the beginning for the senior majoring in biology and psychology: The summer after my sophomore year, I was awarded a scholarship from the Honors International Scholar Program to study abroad and volunteer in Peru. As a part of the UGA en España Peru Medical Maymester, I…
Tags: Book Sale, Conner Hall, Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, East Campus Deck, music scene, History, Rhetoric
Thu, 08/04/2016 - 10:46am
Congratulations to the incoming freshman class of Ramsey Scholars and Foundation Fellows. Administered by the UGA Honors Program, The Foundation Fellowship is UGA's premier academic scholarship; the recipients were selected from among 1,100 applicants. The Foundation Fellowship was created in 1972 by trustees of the UGA Foundation to enrich the educational experience of outstanding undergraduates. The incoming class has an average SAT score of…
Tags: Dance, defense, Rhetoric
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 10:44am
Catherine "Cali" Callaway and Morrison Nolan have received 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a premier academic award for undergraduate students pursuing careers in science, mathematics and engineering: The scholarship, which awards up to $7,500 toward the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board, recognizes exceptional sophomores and juniors across the nation. Since 1995, 51 UGA students have received the award. ... Callaway, a…
Tags: Verdi, Religion, Rhetoric, Conner Hall, Department of Cellular Biology, Science Olympiad at UGA, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:55am
What we mean when we talk about the university experience being about more than training for a career or simply finding a job is given perfect voice in the words of Amazing Student Leighton Rowell: As an intern for the local newspaper during my senior year of high school, I wrote an op-ed about my search for the perfect college. “My number one criterion is potential for happiness,” I wrote. Four years later and a senior once more, I couldn’t be…
Tags: Book Sale, Campus Transit Facility, UGA Innovation Gateway, Fulbright, Dance, Rhetoric
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 10:30am
Foundation Fellow and undergraduate stem cell researcher Karishma Sriram is making the most of her UGA opportunities: Entering college as a Foundation Fellow, I was immediately immersed in an enriching and creative environment. Through the Fellowship, I have been able to participate in intriguing book discussions, dinner seminars and conversations that helped me shape my understanding of the world around me. Further, the Fellowship afforded me…
Tags: Book Sale, Dance, Rhetoric
Wed, 04/03/2013 - 1:49pm
Franklin's Philip Grayeski becomes UGA's 44th Goldwater Scholar: Grayeski, a junior Honors student majoring in genetics and chemistry at the University of Georgia, has been named a 2013 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. Grayeski is among a group of 271 recipients of the one- and two-year scholarships that recognize exceptional sophomores and juniors in engineering, mathematics and the natural sciences. He intends to pursue a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Issues, Rhetoric, Department of Physics and Astronomy