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UGA sets record with two Marshall Scholars in 2022

UGA sets record with two Marshall Scholars in 2022

  For the first time, two University of Georgia students received a prestigious Marshall Scholarship in the same year. Honors seniors Natalie Moss of Norcross and Lauren Wilkes of New Orleans, Louisiana, will continue their studies in the U.K. next year through the award, which is among the most selective graduate scholarships for Americans. UGA […]

Elise Karinshak selected as a Schwarzman Scholar

Elise Karinshak selected as a Schwarzman Scholar

Elise Karinshak will combine her study of artificial intelligence and digital communication at UGA with a degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, starting next fall. As the University of Georgia’s newest Schwarzman Scholar, she will join students from around the world as they pursue a one-year master’s degree in global affairs. The 151 scholars […]

Natalie Navarrete named a 2023 Rhodes Scholar

Natalie Navarrete named a 2023 Rhodes Scholar

University of Georgia student Natalie Navarrete was named a 2023 Rhodes Scholar on Nov. 12, joining recipients from 64 countries around the world. The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world. The 2023 Rhodes Scholars will begin their various courses of study as graduate students at the University […]

UGA junior among first recipients of Voyager Scholarship

UGA junior among first recipients of Voyager Scholarship

Leah Whitmoyer of Tucker, Georgia, a third-year student at the University of Georgia, is one of 100 college students from across the nation to be selected for the inaugural cohort of the Voyager Scholarship, the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service. Established in 2021 by the Obama Foundation and Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky, the Voyager […]

Honors College to hold faculty listening sessions

Honors College to hold faculty listening sessions

The Jere W. Morehead Honors College invites faculty from across the University of Georgia—including areas outside of Athens—to attend one of three faculty listening sessions with Dean Meg Amstutz. These listening sessions are designed to gather faculty feedback and input as Honors continues its development as the university’s 18th college. Two of the faculty listening […]

Jere W. Morehead Honors College celebrates official naming

Jere W. Morehead Honors College celebrates official naming

The dedication of the University of Georgia’s Jere W. Morehead Honors College was celebrated on Thursday, Sept. 30, with a ribbon-cutting on the steps of Moore Hall, facing Herty Field. The event was attended by current and emeriti trustees of the UGA Foundation, as well as the acting chancellor, former chancellor and several members of […]

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