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Amazing Students

Shelby Jones

Shelby Jones found her passion for literature and the written word at UGA and has put it to work through the CURO program, where she studied the validity of the English major. She participated in the Oxford study abroad program…

Erica Holland

Senior Erica Holland didn’t waste any time before exploring her opportunities for research and student activities at UGA. She has participated in a study on the use of Facebook by political candidates, is involved in the university’s chapter of the…

Brian Watts

Ecology major Brian Wesley Watts came to UGA for its research opportunities and has not been disappointed. Through the CURO program, he co-authored a soil ecology study that will be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. He has traveled to…

Teneema Kuriakose

Graduate student Teneema Kuriakose came to the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine looking for first-hand experience in the fight against zoonotic diseases, which are those that transmit from animals to humans. In her time here, she helped develop a new…

Baek Tae

Graduate student Tae Hyun Baek came to the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication for an opportunity to work with faculty in the department of advertising and public relations who make it one of the nation’s best in terms…

Jacqueline Dement

Jacqueline Dement came to UGA looking for a traditional college experience and she has certainly experienced the best of what the university has to offer. Jacqueline has used her energy and enthusiasm to cheer on the football team, to encourage…

Marona Graham-Bailey

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

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

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…