June 2010

From the President
President Michael F. Adams on UGA’s most prestigious scholarship programs
Cover Story
The essential Kim Bearden
Feature Stories
The gift
Teaching the teachers
The real world
Lending a hand
Around the Arch
Tourney brings in the green
Men’s golf team wins SEC title
Study shows black athletes are neglected acadmically
Equestrian team wins fifth national championship
Happy Anniversary, Arch Foundation
Gift will support Civil War studies
Professorship named after African American
The end of an era
Pizza gardens
Odum School of Ecology teams with Rainforest Alliance
Earth Week celebrates 40
UGA makes list of green colleges and universities
UGA third in technology commercialization
A premium on hiring
Child care to benefit all
Turning lemons into lemonaid
Advise and ascend
Best in Show
On with the show
Welcome to the Bulldog Nation
Peace out
The olive state?
Prestigious honors for Honors students
Going green…at home
Wet paint
Alumni News & Events
Alumni calendar
Letter from the UGA Alumni Assciation president
2010 Alumni Association Awards
Alumni Profiles
All the president’s kids
He’s number one
Preserving lives
Ahead of the game
Making wishes come true
Against the odds
Class Notes
Class Notes
Grad Notes
Class Notes Extras
Regents’ Award for Morehead
Not since you
The Tumornator
UGA grad is first female Israeli Arab associate prof
Why I give
What money means
Back Page
Carolina Acosta-Alzuru
Web Exclusives
Vet School holds open house
Car free day

Alumni Profiles

Making wishes come true

Everyday charity donors typically undertake modest physical challenges to raise funds for local causes, such as a 5K jog around town. Not Joe Lariscy, who graduated in 2007 with a degree in finance. Joe, along with two buddies, rode his bicycle …

Against the odds

Robert Lamb. Photo by Bond Nickles In 1962, The Augusta Chronicle needed a reporter. Robert Lamb (BSEd ’61) impulsively responded. This accidental journalist would become a novelist, professor and publisher but famously pass on being a columnist. Born in Aiken …


Sheila Kahrs. Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker Sometimes it’s Bach, sometimes it’s Mozart, but the classical music playing as students arrive at Haymon-Morris Middle School always sets a calm mood. This purposeful start to the day is just one idea …

Ahead of the game

Jack Head Jack Head (BBA ’75) knows the sooner students at the University of Georgia get involved in campus activities, the more likely they are to be happy and successful during their years in Athens. He knows this on some …

All the president’s kids

Sally Selby. Special photo To the students and teachers at Sidwell Friends Middle School, Malia Obama is just another sixth grader, says Principal Sally Selby. Then again, to Selby (BSEd ’75) President Obama’s daughter is just another student who claims …

He’s number one

Principal Evan Glazer congratulates a winning student at the 2008 Thomas Jefferson High School Science Fair. Special photo Evan Glazer went to college to become a physicist. Or so he thought. He soon discovered an enthusiasm for helping people learn …

Preserving lives

Sheffield Hale. Special photo Even before he was chief counsel for the American Cancer Society,  Sheffield Hale was involved in the nonprofit world. “It is my hobby,” says Hale (AB ’82), who earned his law degree from the University of …