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Amazing Students

Will Collier is a Presidential Scholar and has made the dean’s list, but what he’s really pleased with are the opportunities his internships have given him.  In 2005 he spent a month in South Africa studying sustainable development and building…

Fifth-year landscape architecture student Mark Bullard is a leader, and he feels much gratitude for his time at UGA. As a participant at LeaderShape 2007, he realized that every great leader needs great followers to be successful, and he has…

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…

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…

Brian Chernoff has studied in Australia, lived in Guatemala and volunteered in Mexico and New Orleans. Now, 12 years after finishing his undergraduate work, he has returned to the classroom for “...more formal training and education for a career solving…

ValaRae Partee finds value in conducting research and community service projects that help children. Her ultimate goal is to develop a process by which living organisms are used to clean the air. Given unlimited resources, the environmental engineering junior from…