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January 6, 2012 | Honors and Awards

Marshall Shepherd voted president-elect of American Meteorological Society

Shepherd, who directs the university's Atmospheric Sciences Program, will begin a one-year term as president-elect on Jan. 22 at the annual meeting of the society in New Orleans. In 2013, he will assume the presidency of the society, which was founded in 1919 and has a membership of more than 14,000 professionals, students and weather enthusiasts.

June 7, 2011 | Honors and Awards

Geography student gains real-world experience through Honors Internship Programs

Thirteen undergraduates in the University of Georgia Honors Program have been chosen for summer internships in Washington, D.C., New York and Savannah through the Honors Internship Program.

Camille Gregory of Brentwood, Tenn., who is pursuing a combined bachelor's/master's degree program in geography, is interning with Freedman Consulting. In preparation for a career as a human rights lawyer or human geography professor, she has conducted undergraduate research, most recently starting a geography project focused on human trafficking. Gregory also has served on the executive board of the Not For Sale student organization, which fights against human trafficking in the U.S.