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Amazing Students

Elizabeth Howard, a senior majoring in public relations, says “UGA offers more opportunities than a single student can take advantage of in four years,” but she has taken advantage of her opportunities and will be working in her “dream job”…

Foundation Fellow Kathleen Wilson has traveled the world and is now working in Washington, D.C., with the U.S. Department of State in preparation for her career advocating for the political, economic and social rights of women and girls worldwide.

Mindy Bartleson, a senior majoring in social work, wanted to do advocacy work for diabetes education and social work ever since she was in high school and has found UGA to be the perfect place to carry out her mission.…

Isaac Hopkins, an English and theatre studies major, has found a home on the stage at UGA and beyond. The young playwright has already had four of his plays published.

From representing her college to singing in the chorus to working on her studio projects, landscape architecture student Chloe Weigle is making the most of her opportunities at UGA.

Madi Berger, a senior double majoring in animal science and dairy science, has been able to combine her love of animals—specifically horses—in both her academic and athletic pursuits (with a national championship thrown in for good measure).

Jacob Schindler, who is working toward his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree, has spent a good chunk of his life focusing on kudzu. Yes, kudzu. His research has resulted in a national award and a U.S. patent, and he still…

Colby Ruiz, a senior majoring in biological sciences, has successfully focused on his research since stepping foot on campus and has his sights set on becoming a physician.

Joey Sharp’s adventures during his undergraduate education at UGA are about enough to fill a book already, and he has his sights set firmly on making a difference in the global health care system as a physician.

Samuel Kinsman, who is graduating this month with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, has worked—and played—hard, studied abroad, tackled internships and served as president of the Corsair Society. His next stop: Wall Street … after one more trip to…

Brittany Feldhaeusser didn’t always want to become a veterinarian, but thanks to the strong science program, research opportunities and veterinary college at UGA, she found her true calling in life—and compiled an impressive academic record along the way.

Omar Martinez-Uribe, a senior biology major, has been volunteering in the community, working with student organizations, conducting undergraduate research and representing his college throughout his UGA career. The next step for this avid Bulldog fan is medical school.

Alia Church, a senior majoring in biology and psychology, has cheered the Bulldogs for four years and excelled in the classroom, and she has her sights set on becoming a medical doctor.

Charles Orgbon III found his passion about environmental issues at an early age and turned it into a thriving organization that’s making a difference in the world.

Hanna Lisa Stefansson, who is working on her doctorate in music composition, is a student member of UGA’s Arts Council and hopes to improve collaboration among all of the arts entities on campus.

Sara Chamberlain, a senior majoring in marketing and theatre, says the “choice was clear” to attend UGA, and from the classroom to the stage, she’s made the most of her opportunities.