Building a Culture: More UWG students applying to national scholarships, fellowships
When Amelia Farmer found out she didn't receive a Truman Scholarship, a highly competitive national scholarship offering recipients $30,000 for graduate studies, she was disappointed, of course. But she still couldn't stop smiling.
Strike a Pose: Student researchers use photography to examine animal coexistence
Anyone with a social media account sees a dozen animal pictures each day. But that doesn't come close to the nearly 10,000 critter photos that University of West Georgia biology majors Joanne Wasdin and Thalia Young examined during spring semester.
The Interpreter: UWG grad translates military experience to academic success
Krystallyn Keith just wants to save the world. A former U.S. Marine and recent University of West Georgia graduate with degrees in anthropology and Spanish, Keith knows she can't do that on her own, but that doesn't stop her from trying.
The Chemistry of Serving: Alumna Heads to Medical School to Continue Passion
Calleigh Hitt didn't see herself entering the medical field. Arts and literature attracted her the most while she attended high school at Holy Ground Baptist Academy in Carrollton. That's before she found the right fit at UWG, enrolling in the College of Science and Mathematics. That's where she discovered her unlimited potential with an eye toward medicine.
UWG Honors College Hosts Scholars' Day
Following a tradition with more than 50 years of history, the University of West Georgia Honors College recently recognized the university's superior seniors during its annual Honors Convocation. More than 50 UWG students who are set for graduation in May were honored with different awards during the ceremony, which serves as the culmination of the Honors College's annual Scholars' Day.