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Amazing Students

Laura Courchesne

Laura Courchesne’s passion is understanding the nexus between non-state armed groups and civilian populations, a subject that she’ll be able to continue studying as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.

Patrick Nicholson

Through an internship in Washington, D.C., Patrick Nicholson discovered what he wanted to do with his life: improve the efficiency of our federal government. And as an intern with Undergraduate Admissions, he’s had the chance to make a “huge impact”…

Brinkley Bray

Brinkley Bray, a senior majoring in biology and Romance languages, has packed in a lot of experience—with plenty of travel, honors and scholarships—during her time at UGA, all preparing her to become a doctor dedicated to delivering quality health care…

Miranda Williams

Bulldog fans are likely to recognize Miranda Williams as the feature twirler at football games. She even won a national title for her twirling prowess, but she also excelled in the classroom and community during her undergraduate career.

Mats Haugen

Mats Rime Haugen had to cross an ocean to come to UGA, and he uses his experience to help other international students see that the campus and community can be a home away from home.

Elizabeth White

Elizabeth White, a senior psychology major and future physician assistant, has taken full advantage of the opportunities available to her to pursue her goal of providing more accessible health care to those currently overlooked in the medical field due to…

Caroline Brinson

Caroline Brinson, who says she was born to be a Georgia Bulldog, is the definition of a student-athlete. Not only is she among the best college tennis players in the country, she’s compiled an impressive resume of academic honors.

Emily Giambalvo

Emily Giambalvo, a Ramsey Honors Scholar, started in sports journalism at The Red & Black on a whim. It led to nearly 300 stories, multiple awards and the opportunity to cover the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for The…

Shreya Ganeshan

Shreya Ganeshan, a Foundation Fellow majoring in economics and statistics, is focused on clean energy innovation and deployment. In addition to studying abroad in the Netherlands, Washington, D.C., and Australia, she has left her mark on several campus groups that…