Feature Stories

Almost famous

“Are you Allison Schmitt?” This is a question the UGA senior hears often because she gets recognized pretty much everywhere she goes—in class, while walking to the bus stop and even at the bowling alley. She was planning on settling back …

Bulldogs in Britain

The University of Georgia was well represented by 30 students, alumni and staff at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In addition to students like swimmer Allison Schmitt (see page 28), athletes included alumni like tennis player John Isner (M ’07) …

40 under forty

The UGA Alumni Association in September recognized the 2012 class of 40 outstanding graduates under the age of 40. Honorees were selected by a committee of UGA administrators and faculty, members of the UGA Foundation and the Alumni Association, based on …

Tracking the reds and blues

Keith Poole’s pioneering statistical analysis has been admired by political scientists for decades. This year, however, his notoriety moved beyond academia and into the mainstream media spotlight, and for good reason: Poole’s work not only changes the way we understand Congress …