Matthew Schultz Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
Matthew Schultz, a 2009 UGA China PIRE participant, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Alabama. (4/10/2012)
Victoria DeLeo Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Victoria DeLeo, a 2012 UGA China PIRE participant, has been has been awarded a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award recognizing exceptional sophomores and juniors in the sciences. (4/9/2012)
Aisha Mahmood Receives State Department Language Scholarship
Aisha Mahmood, a 2009 UGA China PIRE participant, was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. State Department. She studied Chinese in Shanghai this past summer. (9/19/2011)
Kerin Bentley Awarded Graduate School Grant for Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research
Kerin Bentley, a 2009 UGA China PIRE participant and a Ph.D. student supported on the UGA PIRE grant, has been awarded a Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant given by the UGA graduate school. (6/1/2011)
Becky Shirk Featured on UGA Graduate School Website
Becky Shirk and her PIRE research were featured on the University of Georgia Graduate School's "Graduate Student Spotlight." (5/19/2011)
Jessica Winek Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
Jessica Winek, a 2009 UGA China PIRE participant, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Alabama. (5/18/2011)
Muktha Natrajan Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
Muktha Natrajan, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded. She is starting a doctoral program at the University of Cambridge. (5/18/2011)
Jared Lee Awarded NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Grant
Jared Lee, a Ph.D. student supported on the UGA PIRE grant, has been awarded a grant to participate in the National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes. He will use the award to study in Beijing this summer. (2/22/2011)
Muktha Natrajan Receives 2011 Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Muktha Natrajan, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant from Martinez, Georgia, is one of 30 U.S. recipients of the 2011 Gates Cambridge Scholarship for postgraduate work. She will use her fellowship to study clinical neuroscience research and public health policy. (2/18/2011)
UGA-China Science and Language Program Drawing Strong Student Interest
The UGA NSF-PIRE program combines cutting-edge science with an intensive introduction to the Chinese language and culture, the latter taught by co-principal investigator, Karin Myhre, an associate professor in the department of comparative literature and undergraduate advisor for Asian languages. (11/16/2010)
Kerin Bentley Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
Kerin Bentley, a 2009 UGA China PIRE participant and a Ph.D. student supported on the UGA PIRE grant, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded. (5/7/2010)
Muktha Natrajan Receives Udall Scholarship
Muktha Natrajan, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant, has been named a 2010 Morris K. Udall Scholar, a prominent national award honoring outstanding sophomores and juniors planning careers related to environmental. (4/9/2010)
UGA China PIRE Program Featured in Georgia Magazine
Reporter Allyson Mann and photographer Peter Frey, both from Georgia Magazine, accompanied the summer research abroad class to Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province this past summer. (9/1/2009)
Rebecca Shirk Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship
Rebecca Shirk, a Ph.D. student supported on the UGA PIRE grant, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious fellowships awarded. (7/7/2009)
Muktha Natrajan Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Muktha Natrajan, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant, has been has been awarded a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards available to undergraduates. (4/3/2009)
Christina Faust Receives Mitchell Scholarship for Postgraduate Work in Ireland
Christina Faust, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant from Athens, is one of 12 national recipients of the 2009-2010 George J. Mitchell Postgraduate Scholarship. She will use her fellowship to study immunology and global health at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. (11/26/2008)
Tracing an Ant Invasion to a Handful of Queens
The New York Times cites UGA entomologist Kenneth G. Ross’ research into estimating the number or fire ant colonists that established the species in the United States. (4/10/2008)
Christina Faust Receives Udall Scholarship
Christina Faust, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant, has been named a 2008 Morris K. Udall Scholar, a prominent national award honoring outstanding sophomores and juniors planning careers related to environmental. (4/10/2008)
Joshua Pohlman Awarded Goldwater Scholarship
Joshua Pohlman, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant and student at the University of Idaho, has been has been awarded a 2008 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards available to undergraduates. (4/4/2008)
Christina Faust Awarded Truman Scholarship
Christina Faust, a 2008 UGA China PIRE participant, has been has been awarded a 2008 Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a prestigious national honor recognizing outstanding juniors who are preparing for public service careers. (3/26/2008)
NSF Awards $2.5 million Grant to Study Biological Invasions between China and U.S.
UGA has been awarded a grant to establish a novel interdisciplinary research and education program with China under the Partnerships for International Research and Education program. (9/17/2007)