University Judiciary is the student-run organization that conducts formal hearings for students who allegedly violate the Code of Conduct. We work collaboratively with the Office of Student Conduct to ensure a fair conduct process at UGA. Members can either serve as Justices or Advisor/Advocates on formal hearings.
Students interested in becoming members of the University Judiciary may submit an application by Monday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m.
Fall semester is in full swing, and it is busy season at the UGA Career Center!
Plug into these exciting upcoming events designed to help you nail down your next big opportunity:
Career & Internship Fair
See a full, updated list of employers attending here.
Want to really make an impression at the fair?
Resume Critique Days
September 15th; 10 AM – 3 PM; Tate Reception Hall
September 20th; 10 AM – 3 PM; Tate Grand Hall
ArchReady: Career Fair Prep Workshop
September 19th; 5-6:30 PM
How to Prepare for the Fall Career and Internship Fair: Connect Online with Employers
September 20th; 6-7 PM
Online Venue; Register Here
Careers in Social Services and Counseling Panel
Please note that satellite hours will be cancelled on Tuesday, September 20 – instead, visit me at Resume Critique Day in Tate Student Center, Grand Hall.
Brittany Smith, FACS Career Consultant
Experience the excitement of legislation in action while earning up to 12 hours of FACS 5905 credit.
The FACS Legislative Aide program is a spring internship opportunity for all juniors and seniors to intern for a Georgia senator/representative during the Georgia General Assembly session at the Capitol in Atlanta. Interns also act as a guide to fellow FACS students at the college’s annual FACS Day at the Capitol in February.
Complete the application and submit required materials (letter of recommendation, resume) to Sharen Phinney. Once materials are received, an interview will be scheduled with Dean Linda Kirk Fox and the selection committee.
Applications are due by Friday, September 30, 2016.
CURO, UGA’s Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities, offers all undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored research, regardless of discipline, major, or GPA – even students in their first year.
This fall, ten UGA students, six from FACS, have been paired with FACS faculty mentors as part of the CURO Research Assistantship program. Students in this program receive a stipend for semester-long research and will present their findings at the spring symposium.
If you are interested in participating in this program next semester, the Spring 2017 application deadline is Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Please see the CURO Research Assistantship for more information.
Join ServeUGA in giving back to the community by volunteering at one of our upcoming events! Service is a great way to get to know Athens, make new friends, and explore your interests. And transportation is provided! Register here!
A reminder about the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund opportunity. This is a great opportunity that can lead to future internship and employment within the fashion industry. We had two $5,000 scholarship winners last year. Scholarship winners participate in GALA activities in New York City and meet in person with Industry leaders! Please contact Mr. Greg Vessels with any questions. Following are links to the application and additional information:
Deadline to submit your application to Mr. Vessels is Friday, October 14! The deadline to upload your case study to FMA is November 1, but you have to submit an application to Mr. Vessels by October 14 to be considered for the scholarship.
Check out these links for more information on the scholarship and past recipients:
Also, please like the TMI Facebook page to stay up to date on this scholarship and all the other TMI happenings.
Participate in a Language Research Study
Dr. Victoria Hasko from the Department of Language and Literacy Education is conducting an experimental research study investigating the interrelationship between language and thought. Dr. Hasko will be recruiting monolingual participants. The research session will last 45-90 minutes and will include computerized decision tasks during which participants' eye movements will be recorded via a remote eye tracker. Participants will receive $10-20 for their participation in the study.
Due to the eye tracking component of study, all participants must be able to read and function without glasses; contact lenses are permitted. Interviews will be held in Aderhold Hall.
Please contact Lei Jiang to sign up for the study and to request further information.
The MCAT Exam: What You Need To Know
Learn about the MCAT exam directly from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the developers of the test. They will discuss the exam and how it is organized, scoring, registration and test day logistics, and how you can prepare. At the end, they will have plenty of time to answer any and all questions you might have about the exam.
Wednesday, September 21
Biology Building, room 404E
Registration is not required.
Personal Statement Workshop
Learn the do’s and don’ts for a successful law school personal statement.
Thursday, September 22
MLC, Room 214
Please RSVP to Pamela Tolbert.
Presented by UGA Pre-Law Program
Social Entrepreneurship Events:
Jim Flannery, Four Athens
Will be speaking about Four Athens and social entrepreneurship endeavors in Athens
Wednesday, September 21
Alex Torrey, umano
Will talk about his social enterprise, umano, which has allowed him and his brother, Jonathan, to be successful while helping the community
Friday, September 23
Check out the FACS Events page for a complete listing of everything going on this week.
Study Away (international and domestic) scholarships help cover the cost of your trip.
The UGA Student Dietetic Association is an organization run by students majoring in dietetics.
Final Day at Ridge Hospital
10 surgeries, a live birth, and scrubbed into a C-section....what a time
How the last four week transformed me as a person and a student