Best in Show

A BARK out to


Beth Phillips

…. Beth Phillips, clinical associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, who was named Residency Preceptor of the Year by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

…. Jared Klein, distinguished research professor of linguistics, classics, and Germanic and Slavic languages, who was named recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Humanities and Cultural Studies.

…. Dione King, a Ph.D. student in the School of Social Work, who was one of five students from across the country awarded the 2010-2011 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fellowship through the Council on Social Work Education’s Minority Fellowship Program.

…. Bethany Moreton, an assistant professor of history and women’s studies, who received the 2010 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize from the American Studies Association for her book, To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise.

Michael W. Adams

…. Michael W. Adams, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, who was honored by the Society of Industrial Microbiologists with the Charles Thom Award, which recognizes “research of exceptional merit and originality.”


…. Anneliese Singh, an assistant professor in the College of Education’s department of counseling and human development services, who received the American Psychological Association’s 2010 Award for a Significant Contribution to Social Justice and Advocacy by the Division 17 Section for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues.

…. the MBA program in the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, which is ranked 40th in the United States and 14th among public business schools in the U.S., its best placement ever among North American universities, in the latest global MBA survey published by The Economist.

.… Donna Alvermann, a UGA Distinguished Research Professor in the College of Education’s department of language and literacy education, who was named a 2010 Southern Regional Education Board Mentor of the Year.


.… the University of Georgia, which was ranked 5th in U.S. News and Report’s category of popular colleges for members of Congress, with two Bulldog senators and five representatives currently in Washington.

…. John Knox, an assistant professor in the department of geography, who was named winner of the T. Theodore Fujita Research Achievement Award from the National Weather Association.

…. Craig Piercy, director of the master of internet technology program at the Terry College of Business, who was named an invited expert by the Open Web Education Alliance.