Best in Show

A bark out to


Stephen Dalton

… Stephen Dalton, a professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar of Molecular Cell Biology, who received a $600,000 federal stimulus grant for stem cell research from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

… Rosemary Phelps, a counseling professor, who received the 2010 Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training Award from the American Psychological Association.

… Peter Smagorinsky, a professor of language and literacy education in the University of Georgia College of Education, who received the 2009 Edward Fry Book Award from the National Reading Conference.

Peter Smagorinsky

… The Child Development Lab at the McPhaul Center of the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences for receiving its accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Stephen Dorner

… Stephen Dorner, an honors undergraduate from Alpharetta, who is among the nationally selected recipients of the George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship.

… Jill Turner, an honors undergraduate, who is one of seven young women selected nationally for the Running Start/Wal-Mart Star Fellowship Program.

… The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, which was ranked number one in advertising research by the international Journal of Advertising. … UGA Assistant Professors Jason Locklin and Zhengwei Pan, who hold joint appointments in the Faculty of Engineering and the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and have been selected to receive National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, one of the most prestigious honors awarded to outstanding young scientists. They will receive a combined total of almost $1.1 million over five years to conduct nanotechnology research projects.


… The Georgia Museum of Art, which received an award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials from the Southeastern College Art Conference for its publication and exhibition “The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection.”