Heather S. Cohen (MA, University of Georgia) is a recipient of the 2018 UGA Franklin College-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Short-Term International Research Fellowship. In the spring of 2018, she will be traveling to Liverpool (under the mentorship of Dr. Laura Soulsby) to conduct research and teach about the importance of communication following the death of a close other in childhood.
Advait Ramanan and Swapnil Agrawal, a team of Georgia Debate Union debaters, are gearing up for what promises to be one of their most challenging debates to date. On January 20-21, Ramanan and Agrawal will face off against six other teams in the Dartmouth Round Robin, one of the most presitigious intercollegiate policy debate tournaments of the year. Participation in the debates is by invitation only, and the teams that compete are typically the top 7 ranked intercollegiate policy debate teams in the country.
The Georgia Debate Union, which is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, received a shout-out from UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences in their September news brief. The shout-out was in regards to GDU’s outstanding performance at the Georgia State University debate tournament, held September 16-18, 2017.
Check out the mention here: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/chronicles/posts/kudos-september-2017