Stories & Features

Amazing Students

Natalie Bouyett, a master’s student in the School of Social Work, has taken her education in management of nonprofit organizations and successfully put it to work in the community.

Leighton Rowell, a senior majoring in history and Romance languages, excels in the classroom, but her academic prowess has allowed her the opportunity to defend essays in Oxford, stargaze in Morocco and pray in the temples of Bali.

Thanks to the opportunities UGA has provided, Erin Burnett, a junior majoring in agricultural communication, has not only excelled in the classroom but has been able to pursue her passion of world travel.

Torre Lavelle, a 2015 Udall Scholar who is interning with the U.S. Department of State this semester, has traveled to six continents to study as a UGA student. But she still found time to lead a Girl Scout troop for…

Kip Lacy, a senior majoring in ecology and biology, has a passion for research, specifically with fire ants, but sometimes that conflicts with his other passion: music.

Karishma Sriram, a senior majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, says she is “beyond blessed” when describing her time at UGA, which has included travel around the world as a Foundation Fellow.