Class Notes Extras

Why I Give

“I give to the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the 4-H Foundation as I am so appreciative of all that was offered to me during my student years. I want to give back and help others …

A major win for Bubba

Alumnus Bubba Watson (BSFCS ’08) in April became the first former UGA golfer to win a major golf championship when he won the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Watson got the win after besting South African Louis Oosthuizen on …

Bon appetit again, y’all

Epicurean Virginia Willis’ second book, Basic to Brilliant, Y’all, a follow-up to her inaugural cookbook, Bon Appetit, Y’all, features 150 recipes that rely on fine ingredients and French technique to turn a basic recipe into something brilliant. Willis (AB ’88), an …

Doggone good chicken

When Todd Graves (ABJ ’94) and Craig Silvey wrote a business plan for a restaurant that would serve only chicken fingers, Silvey’s business professor at Louisiana State University told him the concept would never work. Raising Cane’s now has 120 locations …

Rice and simple

A late-night run to a Taiwanese grocery store in 2005 inspired Jennifer Lee (MAcc ’86) to create Rice & Simple meals. She wanted something light and spotted a microwaveable Japanese rice dish among the frozen foods. “The first bite hit me,” …

2012 UGA Alumni Association Awards

Alumni Merit Award Robert E. Argo Robert E. Argo enrolled in UGA after serving in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Argo represented Clarke County in the Georgia state legislature from 1976 to 1986, serving on the appropriations and …