Stories & Features

Amazing Students

Jason Hafford has been a campus tour guide at the UGA Visitor Center since his freshman year. As a tour guide, he shares his enthusiasm about UGA with prospective students and their families.

“Paging Dr. Morgan. Repeating. Paging Dr. Morgan.” While the sounds of this page may not yet be reverberating in a hospital hallway, they will be soon enough.

Ariel Chan loves food. So much so that this self-proclaimed “foodie” is planning to dedicate her career to plant breeding in order to employ genetic technologies for agricultural advancements, including strategies to combat world hunger.

Kausar N. Samli, a Ph.D candidate, considers himself a global nomad, but at UGA, he is known for much more. In 2010, he participated in Singularity University—a prestigious entrepreneurial and research think tank in California.

Whether he’s in Dr. Melissa B. Davis’ genetic lab conducting breast cancer research, studying in the Science Library, tutoring local school children or playing a pick up game of basketball in the Ramsey Center, Chris Walker is a busy guy!…

It’s obvious why Jonathan Arogeti was offered the prestigious honor of delivering the Commencement Address. Between his scholastic honors, his service to others and his commitment to campus activities, Jonathan exemplifies the spirit of UGA.