Alumni Profiles

The magic of ESP

A lot can happen in seven years. Laura Whitaker (BSEd ’07, MEd ’10) earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in special education, got married, had a son and has another child on the way. She managed to do all of this while …

To soar above the rest

Melissa Roberts (MHP ’01) knew the earth couldn’t ground her. Despite her degree and position as an adjunct professor at the UGA College of Environment and Design, she took to the sky in 2002 after attending an aerial dance performance at …

Illustrating life

The cover photograph of Sarah Hobbs’ recently published book focuses on an empty, unmade bed with dozens of Post-it notes hovering above it. Each floating yellow note details a source of anxiety that would leave any occupant sleepless. The title of …

Thinking big

Larry Wheeler is embarrassed to admit it, but he never set foot inside the Georgia Museum of Art during his years studying European history at UGA. His plans then were to become a university professor, and his primary interest in art …

Bunco!

Ever tried to keep score during a fast-moving game of Bunco? Well, now there’s an app for that. “Buncolator” creators Catherine Shaw (AB ’03) and Lindsay Forlines (ABJ ’03, JD ’08) got the idea for the app after participating in a …