Social Issues / Policy
May 9, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA service-learning class helps bring documentary on hunger in America to Ciné May 11
A group of University of Georgia students taking a service-learning course worked collaboratively with community members to bring a panel discussion and documentary film focusing on hunger in America to Ciné on May 11 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
May 8, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Athens Peer Court receives 2013 Liberty Bell Award
On May 7, the Western Circuit Bar Association presented the 2013 Liberty Bell Award to the Athens Peer Court-an innovation in juvenile justice developed by University of Georgia outreach and local juvenile justice units.
May 2, 2013 | General News
Archway Partnership announces Candler County as newest location
The University of Georgia Archway Partnership has announced Candler County as the newest community to partner with UGA and the University System of Georgia to enhance local community economic development.
May 2, 2013 | General News
Maggie Potter hired as Sumter Archway Professional
The University of Georgia announced that Maggie Potter will be the new Archway Professional in Sumter County effective June 1. In her position, Potter will serve as liaison between Sumter County and the university, according to UGA Archway Partnership Director Mel Garber.
May 1, 2013 | General News
Katy Green hired as Whitfield County Archway Education Professional
The University of Georgia announced that Katherine "Katy" Green will be the new Archway Education Professional in Whitfield County, effective June 1.
May 1, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Clayton County Archway Partnership awarded Al Dohany Award for Community Service
The Georgia Public Health Association recently recognized the University of Georgia's Archway Partnership for the expansion of the Federally Qualified Health Center in Clayton County with the Al Dohany Award for Community Service.
April 30, 2013 | Expert Voice
UGA social work experts available to speak regarding openly gay men in professional athletics
The University of Georgia has experts available to speak on the coming out of NBA player Jason Collins as the first openly gay man playing in a major U.S. sports league. UGA has several experts who can shed light on the issue from a social work, civil rights or social justice angle.
April 25, 2013 | General News
Georgia Museum of Art expands outreach programming with Adopt-a-Bus
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia has recently developed and implemented Adopt-a-Bus, a program that allows students attending schools within driving distance to visit the official state museum of art.
April 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
Talarico lecturer to discuss Iraq and the crimes of war
John Hagan, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University, will deliver the Susette M. Talarico Lecture at the University of Georgia April 26 at 3:30 p.m. in Dean Rusk Hall's Larry Walker Room. His lecture, titled "Who Are the Criminals? Iraq and the Crimes of Pre-Emptive War," is free and open to the public.
April 17, 2013 | Expert Voice
UGA social work experts available to speak regarding Boston Marathon bombings
The University of Georgia has experts available to speak on child welfare, trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Secondary Traumatic Stress in regards to this week's Boston Marathon bombings.
April 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to host service-learning workshop for area educators May 6
An introductory, interactive workshop on service-learning for area educators will be held May 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. The workshop will offer ways to make curriculum more relevant and engaging to students and help students make a difference in the community.
April 10, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA College of Education to hold teacher workshops on poverty, reading at UGA Gwinnett
Two workshops for area educators-one focusing on effective teaching methods to reach students from poor and working-class families and the other on high-quality reading instruction and literacy contexts for all children-will be hosted by the University of Georgia College of Education May 2-3 at the UGA Gwinnett Campus in Lawrenceville.
April 1, 2013 | General News
UGA named to 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Georgia has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This honor is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
March 28, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Law secures win at regional round of ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition
The University of Georgia School of Law captured first place at the regional level of the American Bar Association Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition, which took place in Boston earlier this month.
March 28, 2013 | Events on Campus
Native Canadian novelist Joseph Boyden to speak at UGA
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Institute for Native American Studies will present a lecture and reading by Native Canadian novelist Joseph Boyden April 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 125 of the Jackson Street Building. The lecture, part of the Franklin Visiting Scholars series, is free and open to the public.