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Amazing Students

The welcoming atmosphere of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication convinced graduate student Marona Graham-Bailey that it was the right place for her. In her time at UGA, she’s had a chance to meet some of the nation’s…

Ethell Vereen is an emerging leader in the environmental arena. He came to UGA to pursue a master’s in environmental health and will soon complete his doctorate in ecology. He has had the unique opportunity to become fully engaged on…

Muktha Natrajan was named a CURO Promising Scholar while she was still in high school and has definitely lived up to expectations during her time at UGA. She has conducted research in China, in New York University Medical Center’s neurobiology…

English and theatre major Collins Goss says that the University of Georgia is what she pictures when she hears people say the word “college.” She’s been coming to campus for football games with her family since she was a toddler,…

Melissa Gogo definitely has a firm grip on the past while working toward a promising future. She has helped repair historic buildings in Athens, captured the history and beauty of Founders Memorial Garden, toured the ruins of Blarney Castle, danced…

Amos Tuck is a self-proclaimed fish fanatic with a passion for natural resource conservation. As a student in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, he has been involved in several outreach programs designed to educate the public about…

Rebecca Parker came to UGA for two reasons: the kinesiology department and the CURO program. While here, she has combined her experiences in the two into a very successful undergraduate career. She and a fellow student even created a compression…

The opportunity to receive an exceptional education brought Andrew Pinson to the University of Georgia, first as an undergraduate and now as law student. His work has been published in the Georgia Law Review, where he serves as executive articles…

In between shaving her head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for children’s cancer research and creating pottery, Sarah Collins is helping to redesign and promote the UGA Coastal Gardens and Historic Bamboo Farm.  She has won several environmental stewardship awards…