Public Policy and Politics
October 28, 2013 | Events on Campus
Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice to speak at freedom of the press conference
The University of Georgia School of Law will welcome retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Nov. 6 as the keynote speaker for a daylong conference titled "The Press and the Constitution 50 Years after New York Times v. Sullivan." The event is free and open to the public; however, preregistration by Nov. 4 is requested.
October 25, 2013 | General News
UGA’s Grady College to host African journalists through Murrow Program
Ten African journalists will visit the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Nov. 1-5 to discuss broadcast journalism, media education, the job market, new media and business models. Their visit is part of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists and is sponsored by the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.
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 18, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA social work dean honored by Indiana University with distinguished alumni award
Maurice C. Daniels, dean of the University of Georgia School of Social Work, was honored by Indiana University with a Distinguished Alumni Award.
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 9, 2013 | Events on Campus
Conference to look at the overlap of law and politics in the state of Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law will present the Third Annual Georgia Association of Law and Politics Symposium Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.
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 3, 2013 | General News
UGA awarded grants to improve security in Kenya, Indonesia, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia
The Center for International Trade and Security in the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs has received four grants totaling more than $700,000 from the U.S. State Department to improve security in Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
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.
September 19, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law conference to examine indigent defense in Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law is hosting a daylong conference that will focus on Georgia's public defender system. The conference, "Honoring Gideon's Promise, Rallying Gideon's Army," will be held Oct. 4 beginning at 9 a.m. in Classroom B of Hirsch Hall on North Campus. The conference is free and open to the public; registration, however, is required.
September 19, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Twelve students named 2013-14 PSO Student Scholars
Twelve University of Georgia undergraduate students have been selected as Public Service and Outreach Scholars for 2013-2014.