November 27, 2013 | General News
Russell Library receives NHPRC grant for records of Georgia democrats and republicans
The Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia has received a grant of up to $58,777 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to process the records of the Democratic Party of Georgia and the Georgia Republican Party. This one-year project will make these records available to researchers for the first time.
November 13, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Rep. David Scott to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17
U.S. Rep. David Scott will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
November 5, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Parham Policy Day to focus on civil rights history and minority health issues
Noted civil rights activists Lonnie C. King Jr. and Roslyn Pope, and minority health policy expert Travis Patton will speak at the University of Georgia School of Social Work's Parham Policy Day, which will be held Nov. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Tate Student Center on the UGA campus.
October 21, 2013 | Events on Campus
Free speech experts come to Athens as part of ‘Tinker Tour’
The University of Georgia School of Law will host free speech advocate Mary Beth Tinker and student speech attorney Mike Hiestand as part of a nationwide tour on Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in Room A (120) of Hirsch Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
October 16, 2013 | Events on Campus
Russell Library to host program focused on anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision
Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, the ongoing debate surrounding it will be subject of a discussion hosted by the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. in Room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
October 8, 2013 | Events on Campus
Author to discuss Sen. Russell, life as trial lawyer at reception
Charles Campbell will discuss his recently published autobiography, "Senator Richard B. Russell and My Career as a Trial Lawyer," Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. in the auditorium, Room 271, of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the University of Georgia campus. A reception, book signing and tours of the special collections galleries will follow.
October 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address civil rights
Robin L. West, Frederick Haas Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgetown University, will present "Toward a Jurisprudence of the Civil Rights Acts" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 110th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
October 1, 2013 | Events on Campus
Political theorist Quentin Skinner to deliver lecture on freedom
Quentin Skinner, one of the world's preeminent political theorists and intellectual historians, will address a timely question, "How Should We Think about Freedom?", when he delivers the annual George S. Parthemos Lecture on Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. in Dean Rusk Hall's Larry Walker Room on the University of Georgia campus.
October 1, 2013 | Events on Campus
Russell Library to host panel discussion on Endangered Species Act
Inspired by the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Endangered Species Act, the University of Georgia Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a panel discussion on Oct. 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
September 30, 2013 | Events on Campus
Media advisory: UGA announces ticket availability for lecture by Director of National Intelligence
U.S. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper will deliver the fall 2013 University of Georgia Charter Lecture on Oct. 16 at 11:15 a.m. in the Chapel.
September 23, 2013 | Expert Voice
UGA has experts available to comment on the possibility of a government shutdown
As the possibility of a federal government shutdown looms, the University of Georgia has experts available to speak on Congress, the budget, the history of shutdowns and likely economic implications.
August 22, 2013 | Events on Campus
Event discussing Supreme Court coverage to be held Sept. 9 at UGA
Some of the nation's preeminent Supreme Court journalists and scholars, including the publisher and editor of the only blog to win a Peabody Award, will discuss Supreme Court coverage and cases Sept. 9 at 8:45 a.m. at the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
May 21, 2013 | Events on Campus
Russell Library opens new exhibit, ‘Now and Then: 1973’
The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia will look back at 1973, a pivotal year in modern American history with the new exhibition, "Now and Then: 1973," on display in the Harrison Feature Gallery of the Russell Library gallery through Dec. 15.
May 10, 2013 | General News
Public affairs leader Carolyn Caudell Tieger establishes chair in public affairs communications
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the creation of the Carolyn Caudell Tieger Chair in Public Affairs Communications.
March 27, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Getzen Lecture to focus on health care reform
Henry J. Aaron, noted health care expert and economist at The Brookings Institution, will give the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs' annual Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability April 3 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel. His lecture, titled "Health Reform: The Calm Between the Storms," is free and open to the public.