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Amazing Students

The resume for CURO Honors Scholar Elizabeth Hardister already reads like a seasoned emergency management professional, with experience ranging from the UGA Red Cross to the U.S. Department of State. She came to UGA for its undergraduate research program and…

Urvashi Pandya has taken experiential learning to the limits with three study abroad experiences and an immersive internship with the CDC. She plans to work in the field of public health, with a focus on the intersection of minority health…

Cali Callaway has covered just about as much ground as a student possibly can: three years as a lab researcher in regenerative medicine, developer of a guide for sexual assault resources, volunteer in the community, participant in a number of…

Aaron Conley chose to attend UGA because of the research opportunities and has been involved in CURO ever since. Along with excelling in the classroom, he’s worked with three service organizations and had the opportunity to study in Italy.

Darby Miller, a senior majoring in marketing, has accomplished much during her time at UGA. But it’s not the organizations she has worked for or the awards she has received that mean the most to her. She’s most grateful for…

David Newton has wanted to be a physician since he was young, and thanks to research and intern work and community volunteering, he’s well on his way down that path. But it hasn’t been all books and labs — he…

Lisa Foster, who is earning dual master’s degrees in social work and public health, says her graduate education is a perfect fit for her planned career in the areas of community development, refugee resettlement and global health, particularly HIV/AIDS.

Jaylon Thompson, a senior majoring in digital and broadcast journalism, is living out his dream of earning his degree from the Grady College. His hard work paid off with the opportunity to cover the Olympics in Rio. His goal is…

Anna Beth Smith, a senior majoring in political science and human development and family science, says service is her passion and she has the experience to prove it, volunteering and mentoring across campus and the community. And if that and…