Student Spotlight: Samaria Divine Awarded FTE Doctoral Fellowship

Samaria Divine FTE Doctoral Fellowship recipient

The University of Georgia’s Graduate School congratulates Samaria Divine on being selected to receive the 2022 Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration(FTE). Samaria is a Hebrew Bible Doctoral student in the UGA Department of Religion  who is originally from Liberia, West Africa. More about Samaria Divine here.  The FTE fellowship is awarded to 17 students of color to support their PhD or ThD program in religion, theological or biblical studies.  Read more.

 

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Celebrating Graduate Students Building Community: Briana Spivey

UGA Graduate Education empowers students to make a difference in their communities. Our graduate students have contributed in a variety of ways to build community within their departments, the university and larger community. While there are so many amazing students we like to highlight those who have contributed above and beyond to build community within their disciplinary areas on campus and within the broader community of Georgia. This selection was based on the many nominations from their peers at the institution and within the community in which they served.

Briana was nominated by her graduate coordinator, Malissa A. Clark.

Briana has made … read more

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Celebrating Graduate Students Building Community: Michael Lindquist

UGA Graduate Education empowers students to make a difference in their communities. Our graduate students have contributed in a variety of ways to build community within their departments, the university and larger community. While there are so many amazing students we like to highlight those who have contributed above and beyond to build community within their disciplinary areas on campus and within the broader community of Georgia. This selection was based on the many nominations from their peers at the institution and within the community in which they served.

Michael, a doctoral candidate pursuing PhD in Philosophy, was nominated by his … read more

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Celebrating Graduate Students Building Community: Rawane Raad

UGA Graduate Education empowers students to make a difference in their communities. Our graduate students have contributed in a variety of ways to build community within their departments, the university and larger community. While there are so many amazing students we like to highlight those who have contributed above and beyond to build community within their disciplinary areas on campus and within the broader community of Georgia. This selection was based on the many nominations from their peers at the institution and within the community in which they served.

Rawane Raad, a master’s student in Food Science and Technology at the … read more

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Celebrating Graduate Students Building Community: Shruti Sharma

UGA Graduate Education empowers students to make a difference in their communities. Our graduate students have contributed in a variety of ways to build community within their departments, the university and larger community. While there are so many amazing students we like to highlight those who have contributed above and beyond to build community within their disciplinary areas on campus and within the broader community of Georgia. This selection was based on the many nominations from their peers at the institution and within the community in which they served.

Shruti Sharma was nominated by her graduate coordinator, Rakesh K. Singh.

To … read more

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Celebrating Graduate Students Building Community: Katherine Walters

UGA Graduate Education empowers students to make a difference in their communities. Our graduate students have contributed in a variety of ways to build community within their departments, the university and larger community. While there are so many amazing students we like to highlight those who have contributed above and beyond to build community within their disciplinary areas on campus and within the broader community of Georgia. This selection was based on the many nominations from their peers at the institution and within the community in which they served.

Katherine Walters, a doctoral candidate pursuing PhD in learning, design, and technology, … read more

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Student Spotlight: ARCS Scholar Megan Meany Studies Gonad Differentiation

 

Meet #ARCSAtlanta #ARCSScholar Megan Meany, a PhD student in the #Genetics department from University of Georgia @universityofga . Megan is interested in the molecular mechanisms underlying sex determination and gonad differentiation in the brown anole lizard. @ARCSFoundation pic.twitter.com/zmUuhTsbNu

— ARCS – Atlanta (@ARCS_Atlanta) January 4, 2022

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Student Spotlight: Severe COVID could reduce male fertility

Clayton Edenfield, a member of the Regenerative Bioscience Center who works under the direction of Associate Professor Charles Easley, found that SARS-CoV-2 can infect some organs, and evidence suggests that could happen to male reproductive organs in severe COVID cases.

Written by Lauren Baggett

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PhD Candidate Ale Villegas and Advisor Vasant Muralidharan Receive Gilliam Graduate Fellowship Award

Malaria’s connection to Georgia goes back to the colonial period. The Southeastern United States provided prime conditions for a thriving mosquito population which ensured the spread of the disease. The state capital moved from Louisville to Milledgeville in 1806 in part because of malaria outbreaks among the state’s General Assembly.

Later, the federal Office of Malaria Control in War Areas was established in Atlanta instead of Washington D.C. because of its proximity to malaria. The center was succeeded in 1946 by the Communicable Disease Center which is now the Centers for Disease Control. While Malaria was mostly eliminated in the … read more

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