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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for Your Bulldog Sweetheart

It is hard to believe Valentine’s Day is only one month from today. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised–the stores have transitioned from aisles of red and green décor to rows of pink and red candy. Despite the many options, selecting the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone can be stressful. Lucky for UGA alumni and friends across the country, UGA Alumni Association sponsor FTD is here to save the day with its official Georgia Bulldogs Rose Bouquet.

In my opinion, what better way is there to show your appreciation for someone than with FTD’s special red and white roses in a glass vase etched with the Georgia “G?” It’s perfect for when “I love you” needs a little something extra … like “Go Dawgs.” Whether it’s for the love of your life, a family member or close friend, the Georgia Bulldogs Rose Bouquet is the perfect way to brighten the day of those important to you. Regardless of the occasion, it’s always great to be a Georgia Bulldog.

Let our friends at FTD take the hassle out of gift-giving this year. Each bouquet comes with a free personalized message, and procrastination is no match for their same-day delivery service. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with the important Bulldogs in your life.

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Another star is born - and this time, it is a UGA professor stepping into the spotlight.

Dr. James Marshall Shepherd, a professor in the Department of Geography, will host a new Weather Channel show titled, “WxGeeks” (meaning Weather Geeks). 

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