Class Notes Extras

Why I Give

“Simple answer. Education is our future.” — Rex Johnson on why he created the Edward W. Johnson Memorial Endowment in Game Bird Management at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources in memory of his father, who first encouraged his …

Social networks could help prevent disease outbreaks in endangered chimpanzees

Many think of social networks in terms of Facebook friends and Twitter followers, but for Julie Rushmore (PhD ’13), social networks are tools in the fight against infectious diseases. Rushmore, who graduated in May from UGA’s Odum School of Ecology, analyzed …

Holliman to be inducted into Hall of Fame

The late John Holliman (ABJ ’70) will be honored by the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame at a ceremony Oct. 19 in Atlanta. Holliman, along with Royal Marshall (AB ’92) and Leonard Postero (BS ’43), will be 2013 Legacy inductees. Jim …

Edwards joins Hall of Fame

Former Lady Dog basketball player Teresa Edwards (BSEd ’89) was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in June. FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, held ceremonies in Mies, Switzerland, to induct Edwards and 11 other members of the 2013 class. The …

Carrying the load through Athens

Navy fighter pilot Lt. Cmdr. Travis Mann (AB ’96) joined Carry the Load, a national organization that honors men and women in service, as it passed through Athens in mid-May. The relay to honor fallen heroes began in West Point, N.Y., …

Surprise vows

As UGA students, Loyd (BSEd ’53) and Mary (MAEd ’82) Landrum met through the Redcoat Band. Mary Landrum was working on a master’s in art, a degree she wouldn’t complete until 30 years later, while Loyd Landrum was getting a bachelor’s …

New Books

Bulldawg: Detective Tales from the Classic City CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2013) By Jason Eric Brooks (AB ’02) Written as an homage to Athens and its singular feel, this collection of short stories follows a detective working unique cases in the …

Aimee Copeland

Aimee Copeland (BS ’10), the 25-year-old who lost both of her hands, her right foot and her left leg to necrotizing fasciitis—a rare, “flesh-eating,” bacterial infection—after a zip line accident in May 2012, has made great strides learning to adjust both …