Balance of Night by Allan P. Avery (BSFR '71) The novel revolves around the routine yet demanding service in a Marine KC-130 Hercules squadron. The story is the result of the author's sense of the flavor of the times, experiences, and situations that could have evolved as told here.
The Painter by J.W. Deas (BSED '96) Set in 1992 Athens, life can be complicated for a liar and fake artist. Andy has stealing bits and pieces from other works down to a science. Now he must decide between the life he’s painted using someone else’s brush or finding his true self within the gray.
The Circus Is In Town: A Baseball Odyssey Outskirts Press (2015) By Rob Hilliard (MA '78) This real-life "field of dreams" autobiography tells the story of the purchase of a St. Louis Cardinals farm team and the development of Skylands Park amid the cornfields of Sussex County in rural northwest New Jersey.
Vreeland (ABJ '80), a trial lawyer and former assistant district attorney, tells a fictional account inspired by a trip he and his father took to Barbados many years ago. On the island they meet John, also known as “The Light Caller,” whose psychic abilities allow him to communicate with UFOs.
"Helpfulist aims to change the way everyday life gets done! We hope that our app is able to help simplify our users' lives, so that they can spend their time focusing on what really matters." The app is in final stages of development and UGA Alumna Brittany Collymore (BS ’05) hopes to bring the company's mobile application home to Georgia in 2017.
Atlanta-based MooMoo Designs creates contemporary jewelry and home accessories using exotic and responsibly sourced skins, horn and bone sourced from all over the world. Founded in 2008 by Juan Hernandez (BBA ’98).
The University of Georgia dedicated a statue of Abraham Baldwin, UGA's founder and first president, in 2011. The statue is located on the university's North Campus in front of Old College. Baldwin, a member of the Georgia State House, the Continental Congress and the U.S. Senate, was a dedicated public servant.