Stories & Features

Amazing Students

Akash Shah

Akash Shah’s greatest experience at UGA has been working as an orientation leader and guiding new students through their transition. He’s passionate about having an impact on at least one life in a positive manner every day to help change…

Kathryn Veale

As a third-generation Bulldog, Kathryn Veale has taken advantage of the many opportunities both campus and community offer. After she becomes a Double Dawg, she plans to pursue her passion of preserving history.

Anya Brown

Ph.D. student Anya Brown is passionate about scientific research and teaching, and is committed to continuing to conduct good, sound ecological science in an academic realm as well as creating an inclusive scientific community.

Taylor Newman

Taylor Newman is passionate about food and nutrition, and the future registered dietitian nutritionist wants to work on policies at the highest level to ensure the proper funding and support for the programs near and dear to her heart.

Jason Mizell

Jason Mizell, a Ph.D. student in Language and Literacy Education, is passionate about identifying inequities in education and helping those impacted to acquire the tools they need to rectify those inequities.

Sarah Caesar

It was UGA’s diversity that drew Sarah Caesar to campus, and the future physician assistant is “super thrilled to be able to tie my passion for the sciences and people in hopes of making an impact in my community.”

Aaron Joslin

Aaron Joslin is a Ph.D. student in tropical agroforestry who wants to improve smallholding farmers’ sustainability to reduce pressure on native forests.

Apurba Banerjee

As a Ph.D. student in FACS, Apurba Banerjee has been active in several organizations since the day she arrived. And her academic work in the department of textiles, merchandising and interiors will allow her to pursue her passion about implementing…

Kenneth Ndyabawe

As a Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, Kenneth Ndyabawe has helped develop a “brain-on-a-chip,” mentored undergraduates and assisted new international students. But he’s also found the time to do a little singing and dancing along the way.