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Amazing Students

Ph.D. student Zachary King’s academic exploits have included being co-author on 11 peer-reviewed publications and being named a Ph.D. Fellow by the United Soybean Board. His plant breeding expertise could soon lead to new corn varieties on your dinner table.…

Chrissie Brady is earning two seemingly unrelated degrees — in wildlife and fisheries and mechanical engineering — but has her sights set on integrating robotics into environmental education and wildlife management as well as educating others about the environment.

Senior biology major Travis Redmond has excelled as a student but also has made a big impact on the community with a range of volunteer activities. The future doctor says he’s “cherished every moment” at UGA.

Xiaofei Li, a Ph.D. student in agricultural and applied economics, has already published several papers, including two in peer-reviewed journals, and is looking forward to starting his career in the banking industry.

Mauricio Seguel is a veterinarian and Fulbright Fellow from Chile now earning his Ph.D. in veterinary pathology. His dream is to build a field research lab on a Chilean island to better understand the biological processes in nature.

For Caitlin Hodges, a master’s degree student in ecology, it’s all about the soil. One class about soil in her first year set her on a path that has taken this third-generation Bulldog from the campus lab to halfway around…

Ben Jacobs discovered his passion for financial planning at UGA, and he’s already using those skills to help others through programs outside of school.

Foundation Fellow Parker Evans is a member of three honor societies, has hiked mountains around the world and has conducted Alzheimer’s disease research. But the most memorable UGA experience for this future doctor and Bulldog for life? Standing between the…

Social work major Shannon Griffiths came to UGA because she “wanted a school where I would learn outside of the classroom as much as I did inside of one,” and she has taken good advantage of all those opportunities.