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Amazing Students

Music and a major in international affairs have taken David Okun to surprising places around the world—from singing Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere in the Sistine Chapel in Italy to scrambling to the top of a waterfall in Costa Rica.

With a passion for research and nanoscale science, Whitney Ingram plans to graduate in spring 2015 with a Ph.D. in physics. Though she’s spent her fair share of time in a laboratory, she’s also been involved in various capacities with…

Chad Peltier may hail from Cumming, Ga., but he’s really a world traveler. Thanks to the opportunities provided through his major in international affairs and his involvement in UGA’s CURO program, this senior has been to China, Mongolia and Russia.…

Morgann Lyles isn’t afraid of adventures—or changing her major to suit her life’s goals. The Foundation Fellowship drew her to UGA, and her majors in French and African-American studies are now expanding her horizons beyond her expectations.

A passion for culture, arts and politics has allowed Matthew Sellers to experience some of UGA’s more fascinating programs, including the Honors Program, the Roosevelt Institute, CURO, studies abroad and more. 

Ariel Garrett believes in living and learning life to its fullest. When she graduates next year with a double major in psychology and English, the Haralson County native will be a mere 20 years old. During that time, Ariel has…