State and Local Politics
December 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
Governor caps 2016 Biennial Institute by touting Georgia’s economic success
Georgia remains a national leader in job creation and economic development because of infrastructure improvements the General Assembly supported, Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers at the 30th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators Tuesday.
August 12, 2016 | General News
Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as UGA law school’s Sanders Scholar
The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.
August 1, 2016 | General News
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia.
December 22, 2015 | General News
Alison Bracewell McCullick named UGA’s community relations coordinator
Alison Bracewell McCullick will join the University of Georgia Office of Government Relations as its community relations coordinator starting Jan. 11, according to Griff Doyle, UGA vice president for government relations.
August 24, 2015 | General News
Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights at UGA
Students taking the course Political Leadership and the Law at the University of Georgia School of Law this semester are receiving firsthand insights into public service from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. He is co-teaching the class for the fall 2015 semester with his former chief of staff, Camila Knowles, who is now serving as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The first class was held today, Aug. 24.
August 4, 2015 | Research News
Study finds state policies influence vaccination, disease outbreak rates
Lax state vaccination laws contribute to lower immunization rates and increased outbreaks of preventable diseases—like whooping cough and measles—according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
April 13, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle praises UGA for its service to the state
A commitment to service and having a sense of purpose is the bedrock that has made Georgia a great state, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said Monday during his keynote speech at the 24th annual UGA Public Service and Outreach Meeting and Awards ceremony.
April 6, 2015 | Events on Campus
Georgia Lt. Gov. Cagle to present UGA Public Service and Outreach 2015 keynote address
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will present the 2015 keynote address following the 24th annual University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach Awards presentations on April 13.
March 24, 2015 | Research News
UGA awarded USDA grant to study Georgia’s community revitalization needs
An increased understanding of the housing and neighborhood revitalization issues facing Georgia's rural and small-town communities will help researchers at the University of Georgia address needs in these communities.
March 23, 2015 | Events on Campus
Michael Thurmond to deliver Mary Frances Early Lecture April 1
Michael L. Thurmond, the superintendent of the DeKalb County School District, will deliver the 15th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 1 at 3 p.m. in the Tate Theater on the University of Georgia campus. The event is free and open to the public.
March 16, 2015 | Honors & Awards
SPIA political scientist Charles Bullock named University Professor
Charles S. Bullock III, the Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs, has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty who have had a significant impact on the University of Georgia beyond normal academic responsibilities.
March 9, 2015 | Events on Campus
James Cobb to deliver 2015 Phinizy Lecture at UGA
University of Georgia historian James C. Cobb will deliver the 21st Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture on March 20 at 11:30 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. Cobb's lecture on "Divided by a Common Past: Southerners and the Struggle to Control Their History" is free and open to the public.
December 9, 2014 | General News
Lawmakers explore 2015 legislative agenda during 29th Biennial Institute
Members of the Georgia General Assembly convened in Athens Dec. 7-9 for the 29th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, coordinated by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government to help lawmakers prepare for the next legislative cycle.
October 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA lecture to look at current politics, midterm elections
Longtime federal government official Powell A. Moore will deliver a lecture on politics titled "Washington Insights Over Half a Century: Midterm Elections in the Sixth Year of a Two-Term Presidency" Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 271 of the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
October 20, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: Final meeting of the Governor’s High Demand Career Initiative
Who: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Technical College System of Georgia, University System of Georgia, Georgia industry representatives, state and local leaders