May 2009

From the President
Take 5
Cover Story
Feature Stories
An ounce of prevention
Patent power
Butterfly dreams
Colley CAN
Paying it forward
Around the Arch
Best of show
UGA and CDC partner to fight disease
Musical treasure hunt leads to a gem
Grammy winner!
Ad research again at top of field
Landscape architecture leads the field
Blast from the past
More honors for Faust
UGA gets its first Howard Hughes award
Terry among top in licensing exams
Yoculan’s last bow
Age is just a number
Equestrian wins again
Athletics funding bolsters academics
Let it snow
UGA honors Dooley
Warnell School gets $6.7 million to study Appalachians
Students get Udall, Goldwater scholarships
“All Pro Dad” program extends to UGA
Watching history unfold
President Emeritus Henry King Stanford dies
Going Green—Sustainapalooza
Going Green—Recyclemainia
Going Green—Recycle to win
Going Green—Clean and green
Going Green—Sustainable recreation
Hold the phone!
UGA gets $8.3 million boost for stem cell research
Uga leaves his “papers” to UGA
Alumni News & Events
2009 Alumni Award Recipients
Letter from the UGA Alumni Association Board President
Alumni chapters
Alumni Profiles
On Broadway
Reviving the craft
Lights, camera, action!
Class Notes
Class Notes
Grad Notes
Class Notes Extras
A bulldog’s view of the inauguration
Alumnus, former GM editor, recovers from war injuries
Dancing with the (Athens) stars
Where are they now?
Why I give
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Arvin Scott

Letter from the UGA Alumni Association Board President

Letter from the UGA Alumni Association Board President

Sandra, Thomas IV, Eliza and Trey Paris.

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As a third generation UGA graduate, it has been an honor to serve as president of the UGA Alumni Association. Our organization has a bright future, with a talented board of directors that gives unselfishly to their alma mater.

One highlight of my presidency has been the privilege of recognizing outstanding UGA graduates and friends at our annual Alumni Awards luncheon, one of our signature events. This year’s recipients are truly exceptional: Upshaw Bentley, dean Sharon Nickols, the late Vivian Fisher, Hugh Durham and the family of Bill Young Sr. (See 2009 Alumni Award Recipients.)

Another highlight has been seeing our latest signature event come to fruition, and one that I am excited to announce. 100 Best Bulldog Businesses will celebrate the UGA entrepreneurial spirit and commemorate the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA graduates. We will honor the top 100 at a banquet next January, during which the top 10 will be revealed. For information about 100 Best Bulldog Businesses or to nominate a company, go to

I want to thank UGA Alumni everywhere for the many kind words of encouragement and for loyal support of UGA during my term. It is indeed GREAT to be a Georgia Bulldog.

—Trey Paris (BBA ’84, MBA ’85) UGA Alumni Association Board President