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Amazing Students

Senior Padmini Jambulapati came to Georgia from Massachusetts when she was 13 and her father traded in his engineering career to become a farmer. She is grateful to be able to attend UGA with the help of a HOPE scholarship,…

Josh Zaffos wants to be a doctor, and his job is giving him a taste of his future. During spring break last year, he worked with the Georgia Eye Bank in Atlanta, and he became fascinated with exactly how valuable…

One of the favorite parts of Anna Scott’s job is working with the college students and watching them come to new understandings of what teaching and learning science really means. She works with students in a service-learning program for UGA…

Communities like the Honors Program and the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Leonard Leadership Scholars Program have cultivated Mai-Lise Nguyen’s intellectual curiosity, provided valuable experiences, and offered meaningful mentoring relationships, she says. She has used these experiences to prepare herself for…

Although graduate student Chris Tucker was born without a major part of his heart, he lets nothing get in his way. His voice and frame are weak, but as a Student Ambassador with the Center for International Trade and Security…

You might have seen Rory Powell playing his trumpet before. During the first few weeks of school in his freshman year, Powell was selected as the Battle Hymn trumpet soloist for the Redcoat Band. Now he plays with the Wind…