Stories & Features

Amazing Students

It was the reputation of the theater department faculty that drew Ph.D. student George Pate to UGA, and he has used the resources of the department wisely to hone his skills as a playwright and actor.

Johanna Mejia-Fava is finishing her final year of residency at the College of Veterinary Medicine in her quest to fulfill her dream of a career in aquatic medicine, and despite the hectic schedule, she feels the experience has made her…

Melanie Harper, a philosophy graduate student with an eye for art, credits UGA for helping her find her purpose in life.

Jaren Dunning, who is entering his third year in the School of Law, has used his UGA academic experience to build a resume that includes two stints with the United Nations, a semester at Oxford and an Equal Justice Foundation…

Rebeka Geer, a senior majoring in public relations, has—literally—climbed some amazing heights during her years as a student at UGA.

Richard Weimar, a chemistry major graduating in May, absorbs himself in his academic work—as evidenced by his scholarly honors—but his interests in life go far beyond the classroom.