Ten thousand miles from home in Bali, Indonesia, anthropology student Sarah Jane (SJ) Dillon rode on the backs of motorbikes, spoke fluent Indonesian, hung out with Balinese and punk rockers alike and immersed herself in a life and culture different from her own.
Four University of Georgia academic advisors have received 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards. Mike Merva, Ali Gerlach, Umesh Patel, and Antonina Ignatiuc were nominated by their supervisors and a committee of three student representatives from SGA, along with the previous advising award winners.
Six University of Georgia faculty received a 2019 First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award in recognition of their success as innovative teachers in the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.
For as long as he could remember, political science and communication studies senior Bailey Dickinson pictured himself in a suit and tie, working alongside the nation's leaders in Washington, D.C. But to actually be there, fulfilling his lifelong dream of working in the United States Capitol, was surreal.
When Celeste Norton became an ambassador for Experience UGA, she was looking for a fun, hands-on way to give back to the Athens community while satisfying her EL requirement, but was surprised to find that the students made an impact on her.
A few months ago, third-year advertising major Jessica Dewberry took a huge risk and moved to Nashville, Tenn., to pursue her dream of working in the music industry.
Senior education major Wren Ballou had an experience of a lifetime this past May when she traveled to Modena, Italy with UGA's College of Education.
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This past Maymester, third-year International Affairs and Economics major Hedaya Weber got the opportunity of a lifetime.