September 2009

From the President
President Michael F. Adams on student life
Cover Story
Bridging a divide
Feature Stories
Hula Hoops, bubbles and plate tectonics
Leading by example
Clicking into UGA
The expanded Tate Center
Around the Arch
Best in show
Homicidal poisonings on the rise
Students spend a year on world’s longest book
Historic past unearthed
Med ed
Full bloom
No fish tales here
Autism education program expands
Putting the heat on high school sports
Kudos to Kupets
Nationwide Tour comes to UGA golf course
Arch news
UGA presence in the high court
Stimulus money funds curator
The day the music died
New Dawgs get taste of service learning
Former alumni relations director dies
Accreditation for Public Health
Fundraising record set
Researching PTSD and drug abuse
Lab rats and episodic memory
Can’t see the campus….for the trees
Going green with steam
Dormant fountains flow again
Picture this!
Stay connected with UGA
A decade old and going strong
Grass that thrives in sun and shade
Arch Partnership wins award
Tiny salamander makes a big splash
Alumni News & Events
Alumni Association Calendar
Alumni Profiles
Legal beagle?
All in the family
She rules the schools
Class Notes
Class Notes
Grad Notes
Class Notes Extras
In memory of Cayle Bywater
Ex-pat expert
Sweet Lantana
Arch trustee oversees public health interns in New York
Full of beans
Victor Profis
UGA law grad appointed to 11th Circuit Court
Atlanta alumni get new digs
Letter from Alumni Association President Vic Sullivan
Why I give
Back Page
Paige Carmichael

Alumni Association Calendar



Friday, September 11, 8 - 9 a.m. Bulldog Breakfast Club with Coach Mark Richt Start your day with fellow Alumni Association members at our Bulldog Breakfast Club with guest speaker Coach Mark Richt.

Friday, September 11, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch with Kathryn Richt and friends Join UGA Alumni Association members as we gather for lunch with Kathryn Richt and other football coaches’ wives.

Tuesday, September 15, 5:30 - 7 p.m. Alumni Gathering at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Join fellow alumni and friends for a free networking event at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s.

Wednesday, September 23, 3 - 5 p.m. Faculty and Staff Authors Reception Meet faculty and staff who have published a book within the past 24 months. Books authored by our own faculty and staff will be displayed for viewing and purchasing. Authors should contact the bookstore by September 11th at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to be included. For more information about events in the Athens area, please contact Wanda Darden at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (706) 542-2251.


NEW YORK: Saturday, September 5, 7 p.m. Attending the U.S. Open has become a chapter tradition.

BOSTON: Thursday, September 24, 6 p.m. Bulldogs After Business Hours Find out about what’s going on with other Boston area Bulldogs. Join fellow UGA alumni and friends the first Thursday of every month.

ATLANTA: Saturday, January 30 100 Best Bulldog Businesses—Save the Date A banquet honoring the 100 fastest growing businesses that are owned or operated by UGA alumni will be held in Atlanta.

For more information on programs and events in the Atlanta area, please contact Meredith Carr at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (404) 266-2622. For programs in all other areas, please contact Tami Gardner at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (706) 542-2251.

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