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May. 12 2017

Shawn Foster named UGA’s first Beinecke Scholar

Shawn Foster, a University of Georgia Honors student majoring in cognitive science and linguistics, was one of 20 students nationwide selected as a Beinecke Scholar.

Apr. 20 2017

Two UGA students named 2017 Udall Scholars

The University of Georgia added two new Udall Scholars to its ranks this year as third-year students Shreya Ganeshan and Elizabeth Wilkes were honored for their leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to the environment.

Apr. 4 2017

Two UGA Honors students named 2017 Goldwater Scholars

University of Georgia juniors and Honors Program students Morgan Gibbs and Mallory Harris are among 240 students across the nation to be recognized as Barry Goldwater Scholars, earning the highest undergraduate award of its type for the fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

Mar. 30 2017

Experiencing research: Undergraduates set to present findings at annual CURO Symposium

From spectator injuries at baseball games to invasive garlic mustard plants in forested areas, more than 550 University of Georgia undergraduates are gearing up to share their research findings at the annual CURO Symposium April 3-4 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.

Feb. 21 2017

UGA named a top producer of Fulbright students, scholars

The University of Georgia's 15 Fulbright students and six Fulbright scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year have landed it among the top producing Fulbright institutions in the country-the first time the university has been named to the collective top students and scholars list.

Nov. 20 2016

Laura Courchesne named 2017 Rhodes Scholar

Laura Courchesne's work throughout her three-plus years at the University of Georgia paid off incredible dividends Saturday evening as she became one of 32 students in the U.S. to be named a Rhodes Scholar, receiving the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world.

Sep. 28 2016

Record number of UGA students and alumni offered Fulbright awards for 2016-2017

A record number of 19 University of Georgia students and recent alumni-including six doctoral students and five May graduates-were offered international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Aug. 4 2016

UGA selects 17 incoming students as Foundation Fellows

The University of Georgia has awarded 17 Foundation Fellowships to high-performing undergraduate students joining the Class of 2020.

Aug. 4 2016

UGA names eight incoming students as Ramsey Scholars

The University of Georgia has awarded eight Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships to high-performing students joining the Class of 2020.

Jul. 26 2016

Archaeologists find elusive 16th century Spanish fort on Parris Island

Located near the town of Beaufort, Parris Island holds more than the dreams of future Marines—it contains the remains of a Spanish fort erected in 1577 in the Spanish town of Santa Elena. For decades, attempts to find it have failed, and Fort San Marcos stayed hidden until new technology brought it to light.

Jul. 6 2016

Not blowing smoke: Research finds medical marijuana lowers prescription drug use

Medical marijuana is having a positive impact on the bottom line of Medicare's prescription drug benefit program in states that have legalized its use for medicinal purposes, according to University of Georgia researchers in a study published today in the July issue of Health Affairs.

May. 10 2016

5,552 students eligible for graduation in UGA’s 2016 spring Commencement ceremonies

On Friday, the University of Georgia will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies.

Apr. 28 2016

Building on shells: UGA interdisciplinary study starts unraveling mysteries of Calusa kingdom

Centuries before modern countries such as Dubai and China started building islands, native peoples in southwest Florida known as the Calusa were piling shells into massive heaps to construct their own water-bound towns.

Apr. 19 2016

UGA to dedicate cabins at Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe

The University of Georgia will hold a dedication ceremony for its newest facilities—the Center for Research and Education at Wormsloe cabins—on Friday, April 22, at 4 p.m. at Wormsloe, 7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah.

Apr. 15 2016

Preventing birth defects: UGA child health expert praises FDA decision to fortify corn masa flour

Corn masa flour, a staple in Hispanic cooking, is getting an added boost of nutrition, a move designed to reduce significant birth defects like spina bifida. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement April 14.

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