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.
March 15, 2013 | Events on Campus
Students to weigh pros and cons of gun control in upcoming debate
The University Union Student Programming Board at the University of Georgia will present a gun control debate on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall.
February 21, 2013 | Events on Campus
Discussion of ‘Lincoln’ will evaluate film’s historical, political, cultural aspects
A public conversation on "Lincoln," an Academy Award-nominated 2012 film, will be held March 1 at 4 p.m. in Room 248 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center. The roundtable will bring together four UGA experts—on the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and representations of the South—for a discussion of the movie and its implications.
January 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Senators Warner and Chambliss to speak at Mason Public Leadership Lecture
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) will share their views on leadership and public service Jan. 28 at 10:10 a.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel as part of the Terry Leadership Speaker Series Mason Public Leadership Lecture. Warner, who will deliver the lecture, will be introduced by Chambliss and both will participate in the question and answer session following the lecture.
November 26, 2012 | Events on Campus
Top political scientists, practitioners to discuss 2012 election outcomes at UGA conference
The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs will host the conference "Effects of the 2012 Elections" on Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. It is free and open to the public.
October 31, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA to screen documentary, hold discussion about late CIA chief
The University of Georgia Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a film screening and panel discussion on the late William Colby, one of the most influential and controversial directors of central intelligence.
October 18, 2012 | Events on Campus
UGA Performing Arts Center presents the Capitol Steps
The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center will present a return engagement of America's equal opportunity offenders, the Capitol Steps Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Back by popular demand from last season's sold-out performance, the political satire troupe makes a perfectly timed appearance one week before the Presidential election.
October 3, 2012 | Events on Campus
Scholar to discuss public perceptions of President Obama on Oct. 9
Mark P. Orbe, a leading scholar of the intersection between race, politics and communication, will deliver a lecture at the University of Georgia titled "‘Post-Racial' Politics: Public Perceptions of Barack Obama," on Oct. 9 at 12:30 p.m. in room 142 of the Tate Student Center.
September 14, 2012 | Expert Voice
UGA expert Keith T. Poole available to provide election season commentary
University of Georgia professor Keith T. Poole is available to provide commentary on the 2012 election season. Poole's expertise is in polarized politics, American political and economic development and congressional voting.
September 11, 2012 | Expert Voice
UGA experts available during election season
With the Nov. 6 general election quickly approaching, experts from the University of Georgia are available to provide commentary during this election season.
September 5, 2012 | Events on Campus
Noted historian, author to deliver Peabody-Smithgall lecture
The fourth annual Peabody-Smithgall Lecture, sponsored by the University of Georgia Peabody Awards, will be presented Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. in room 102 of the Miller Learning Center. Prize-winning historian Douglas Brinkley will address "The Media and Public Life." His numerous books include The Reagan Diaries, The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter's Journey Beyond the White House and this year's best-selling Cronkite.
July 17, 2012 | Research News
UGA study finds firms’ tax rates are tied to CEOs’ politics
Companies run by CEOs who vote Republican tend to pay more in taxes than companies run by CEOs who vote Democratic, according to new research co-authored by a professor in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
May 25, 2012 | General News
Athens League of Women Voters deposits materials at Russell Library
Former members of the Athens League of Women Voters gathered May 18 to celebrate the opening of the Athens League of Women Voters Records Collection at the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.