May 2009

From the President
Take 5
Cover Story
Extending EDUCATION
Feature Stories
An ounce of prevention
Patent power
Butterfly dreams
Closeups
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
Obituaries
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
Back Page
Arvin Scott

2009 Alumni Award Recipients

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2009 Alumni Award Recipients

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Bill Young Sr., Bill Young Jr. and Howard Young are part of a family that has extensive ties to UGA and has provided major financial assistance through donations and leadership of the UGA Foundation. Bill Young Sr. (BBA ’54) met his wife, Jane (M ’57), at UGA. Bill Young Jr. (BBA ’78) and his wife, Margaret (AB ’85), as well as Howard Young (BBA ’82) and his wife, Becky (AB ’82), are also UGA alumni. Bill Young Sr. is an emeritus trustee of the UGA Foundation. Bill Young Jr. has served on the UGA Foundation board of trustees since 2003 and has been chair since 2007. Howard Young is on the advisory board for UGA’s Honors Program.

Upshaw Bentley

Upshaw Bentley (BBA ’47, LLB ’49) has practiced law in Athens since earning his law degree. Still affiliated with the Fortson, Bentley and Griffin law firm, Bentley was mayor of Athens from 1976 to 1979.

Sharon Nickols

Sharon Nickols served as dean of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences from 1991 until 2006. She now serves as the Janette McGarity Barber Distinguished Professor in the Department of Housing and Consumer Economics.

Vivian Fisher

Vivian Fisher was UGA’s associate vice president emeritus for public service and outreach when she died last August. She worked in PSO for 27 years, starting as a Cooperative Extension Service agent.

Hugh Durham

Hugh Durham coached UGA’s men’s basketball team from 1979 to 1995, compiling a 297-216 won-lost record—the best of Georgia’s men’s basketball head coaches. Durham was the first UGA coach to take a basketball team to a post-season tournament.