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Marshall Shepherd to receive American Meteorological Society Helmut E. Landsberg Award

Sep 7, 2017 Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd will receive the 2018 Helmut E. Landsberg Award from the American Meteorological Society. The award, recognizing major advances in understanding urban impacts on rainfall climatology and for assessing the socio-economic value of urban precipitation forecasts, will be presented to Shepherd at the AMS Awards banquet on Jan. 10, 2018.

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Dominique A. Quarles, new director of diversity and inclusion

Jul 12, 2017 The Office of Institutional Diversity is pleased to announce the addition of Dominique A. Quarles as the director of diversity and inclusion, playing a lead role in carrying out the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all members of the community. The Director provides consultation to campus constituencies in evaluating, designing and implementing institutional policies and practices to ensure diversity, equity and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.

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Elders shares vision for future during Mary Frances Early Lecture

Apr 17, 2017 Elders spoke on "Bridging the Gap in Higher Education"at the 17th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 5 at the Georgia Museum of Art. According to Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, the first African-American appointed U.S. surgeon general and professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, that is the key to a better society.

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault announces Giving Voice to the Voiceless fund

Apr 4, 2017 Award-winning journalist, author and distinguished University of Georgia alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault has established a new endowment, Giving Voice to the Voiceless. The endowment, created by Hunter-Gault and her husband, Ronald Gault, will provide grants to university students to promote social justice and global understanding by giving voice to the voiceless, the charting light of the life and work of Hunter-Gault.

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RED Lecture: Why Don’t We Have More Women in Senior Leadership Roles

Mar 10, 2017 Jennifer Martineau serves as Senior Vice President for Research, Evaluation, and Society Advancement for the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). In this role, she is responsible for the leadership and execution of CCL’s world-renowned research, analytics, evaluation, and society advancement practices. With over 25 years of experience in the leadership field, Jennifer has served leaders, organizations, and communities globally, including healthcare, government, military, educational, community leadership, pharmaceutical, and energy. Through organizational change, impact evaluation, high impact design, delivery of programs, and research, she brings a deep expertise in leadership research and how to apply it in practical, powerful ways for leaders and organizations. The co-author of the CCL’s upcoming book, Kick Some Glass, Jennifer earned her B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Pennsylvania State University.

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