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Theme: Next Level

This event occurred on
January 26, 2021
Athens, Georgia
United States

As we prepare to take the stage for TEDxUGA 2021: Next Level, we begin a new chapter of ideas worth spreading. We invite you to join us as we launch the first-ever TEDxUGA Virtual Salon Series. Salons offer an intimate audience the chance to engage with each other and explore next level ideas through a collection of highly-curated talks revolving around a globally relevant or locally important theme. The TEDxUGA 2021 Next Level Salon Series will feature six incredible talks, each paired with interviews featuring the presenters and other special campus and community guests. Mark your calendar and join the presenters and TEDxUGA team as each Salon is premiered live on the TEDxUGA Facebook Page. Registration not required.

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120 Hooper Street
Athens, Georgia, 30602
United States
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Arjun Bhatt

Arjun Bhatt is a fourth-year honors undergraduate studying Psychology and Applied Biotechnology. A recipient of the Presidential Scholar Award and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Global Citizen Award, Bhatt gained research experience at MD Anderson Cancer Research Institute in Texas. In his talk, Bhatt challenges us to reconsider our definition of success and put passion before prestige.

James Schulte

James Schulte is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Landscape Architecture. An alumnus of the College of Environment and Design, Schulte worked at EDSA, a landscape architecture and urban design firm where he specialized in international resort planning, and now focuses on community, campus, and workplace studio projects. In his talk, Schulte invites us to look up and see vegetated rooftops as a modern tool to combat the climate crisis.

Organizing team


  • Olivia Sprott