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Amazing Students

Junior Brittany King is a campus leader. As a Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities apprentice working under the guidance of faculty mentor Rosemary Phelps in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, King’s research investigates how spirituality affects depression…

Rodney Nash is an innovative teacher. He recently received a competitive fellowship from the National Science Foundation for a project called “The Science Behind Our Foods.” As one of ten recipients in the state of Georgia, Nash uses the fellowship…

Melissa Cabinian has had an extraordinary career at UGA, accumulating numerous accolades during her four years. Her most recent honor is being recognized by
the Georgia Legislature as UGA’s Academic Recognition Day Scholar for 2006. Cabinian pursued her interest…

Edmond Fomunung is a CURO biomedical apprentice who recently won a Charles Ross Summer Research Fellowship for Minority Undergraduate/Graduate Students in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan. The Charles Ross Fellowship, a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship,…

Melvin Hines, Jr. maintains high grades and also aims to make an impact in society. He has been a Presidential Scholar and been on Dean’s List while leading an initiative to mentor students at the Thomas Lay Center in Athens…

Junior Lauren Fields sees herself as an advocate and activist. She is the president of Advocating Safe Alternatives for Peers, a peer education team on campus that focuses on alcohol and other drug education and prevention. Her organization runs programs…