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Amazing Students

Cristian Escalera, a senior exercise and sport science major, co-founded Project HOPE at UGA, started a community health fair, works in the Biomechanics Research Lab, has been elected to the SGA and somehow even finds time to coach soccer at…

Ph.D. student Raymond Swetenberg enjoys sharing science with others and is passionate about his transformative biological research using stem cells to understand more about spinal cords.

Diego Barcellos came to UGA on a special Brazilian scholarship as an undergraduate, returned for his master’s degree and is now working on his Ph.D. Along the way, he has built an impressive record of scholarship.

Ellen Barrow chose UGA for the educational and social opportunities it offers, and the Honors student has made the most of it by earning a handful of scholarships, serving as an ambassador for the Disability Resource Center and working at…

Abigail Harrison, a third-generation Bulldog, volunteers in the community, is an ambassador for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and was nominated for the Blue Key Honor Society. For someone who loves UGA and Athens so much, it’s no…

Abbe Van Gorder “trusted that UGA would provide opportunities that no other college would be able to offer,” and she’s made the most of it by pursuing a double major, taking on a role as a student ambassador, volunteering in…