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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Mandi Wright (BFA ’97) won an Emmy for her work on “40 Years of Respect,” a video package commemorating the 40th anniversary of Aretha Franklin’s hit song. Wright served as senior videographer for the project, created for the Detroit Free Press. …

Climbing the hill

My daughter punched in my cell phone number as she was walking across the bridge on the University of Georgia campus. “Isn’t there a shortcut around here to the dining hall?” she asks. I rewind my mind more than three decades …

Guitar hero4

The Georgia Guitar Quartet kicked off the UGA Performing Arts Center’s 2008-09 season in September with a concert dedicated to their mentor, UGA music professor John Sutherland. It was the group’s first appearance at Hugh Hodgson Hall in more than five …

Democracy in action

Tiffany Dupont (AB ’04) and Scott Michael Foster of “Greek” sign autographs at the UGA Bookstore. The two visited campus during September as part of a voter registration drive sponsored by Declare Yourself and Follett Bookstores. A former Miss UGA (2002), …

Why I give

Claire Bedingfield "My late husband Bob graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University, but he loved the Georgia Bulldogs and he loved his family. He always hoped that his daughters would attend and graduate from UGA. After he passed away, Laura and …

Where are they now?

Curtis Beall (BSA '47) UGA cheerleader Each year at the annual homecoming game, Curtis Beall runs out onto the field with his fellow UGA alumni. He'd prefer to be doing back flips off of the cheerleader's trampoline, but his requests have …