Great work by our faculty continues, followed by honors and awards that bring distinction to the Franklin College and UGA. A sampling from the past month:
Georgia Sea Grant and UGA units including Marine Extension and the Lamar Dodd School of Art were presented with a national award for guiding the creation of the Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan
Associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Paula Lemons (above, right) received the Regents' Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award and Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology William Finlay (above, left) was awarded the Regents' Teaching Excellence Award.
The American Statistical Association presented its Founders Award to Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor in the department of statistics Christine Franklin.
The National Poetry Series announced the five winners of its 2014 Open Competition, which included "Let's Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno" by the Ed Pavlić, a professor of English and creative writing.
A team of scientists including researchers from the department of genetics has grown a fully functional organ from scratch in a living animal for the first time.
Sunkoo Yuh, an associate professor in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, placed second in the 2014 Virginia A. Groot Foundation competition.
Professor of genetics Jessica Kissinger received a Brazilian Special Visiting Professor Award from Brazil's national science research agency, the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, as part of its "Science Without Borders" program.