Class Notes Extras

Why I give

“When the lights were down—then, selectively lit again, the minimalist music of Philip Glass was heard. The dancers began their movements—and—I was transformed—at one with the performers… These words express what it means to me to participate as a member of …

Alumna named U.S. Poet Laureate

Natasha Trethewey (BA ’89), who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2007, takes her seat this month as the U.S. Poet Laureate for 2012-13, as selected by the Library of Congress. The Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative …

The Ride to Save Lives

When Bethany Diamond (BSHE ’81) founded the nonprofit organization Ovarian Cycle in 2004 she had a simple goal in mind—to raise money for the development of a test for the accurate diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Diamond was motivated to found the …

A happy, healthy lifestyle

At UGA Linda Kamm (ABJ ’78) could be found managing the men’s wrestling team. Now her time is spent managing Happy and Healthy Products, the company she created 21 years ago. Kamm says she started watching her calorie consumption and becoming …

Alumni win public relations award

Larry Bowie (left) and Karin Koser (right) were recognized for their work on an educational video series about spinal cord and brain injuries. The two were honored with a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence in the health care services category, presented …