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Amazing Students

Lauren Willis

One day, Lauren Willis hopes to be more than a student at UGA. Working towards her doctorate in pharmacy with plans to graduate in spring, 2014, Lauren says,  “If I could design my perfect job, it would entail working as…

Steven Yi

Steven Yi wants to end the pain, suffering and loss associated with cancer by finding a cure. After losing both parents to cancer, he is studying to be a medical oncologist, but he takes time to help others along the…

Shari McIntosh

Senior Shari McIntosh has found her voice. She says the University of Georgia has been the catalyst for her to fulfill her “personal mantra of being able to lead, serve, impact and grow.”

Edward McCreary

The theater stage is the primary collegiate focus for Edward McCreary, but he has found that the combination of academics and atmosphere makes UGA a special place for students.

Ellie Sharp

To say Ellie Sharp, a senior premed student, has made the most of her time at UGA would be an understatement. But between all of her activities, she has kept her eye on her goal of medical school and then…

David Gianino

With aspiration to own his own farm one day, David Gianino “...places a very high value on locally grown produce and sustainable farming practices. It is the only thing that will really help to change the current food system in…

Tina Woodard

Though she’s an assistant vice chancellor for the board of regents, Tina Woodard is also a student, taking advantage of opportunities at UGA’s Gwinnett campus to further her career and education while maintaining her advocacy for youth.

Eva Berlin

Art is her passion, but Eva Berlin’s actions go beyond the museum walls—everything from “making waves about an important issue” to her deep desire to help people. She says UGA provides her with the opportunities needed to make an impact…

Amy Wong

“Involvement in student organizations has definitely been the highlight of my time at UGA,” says Amy Wong, an environmental health sciences major from Lilburn. From Campus Kitchen to Students for Environmental Action, Amy is making the most of the public…