February 1, 2017 | General News
Matthew Auer named dean of UGA School of Public and International Affairs
Matthew Auer, a veteran administrator and policy scholar, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs.
November 9, 2016 | General News
What impact will the Trump election have on the economy?
"The biggest immediate challenge to the economy will be headwinds created by policy uncertainty," said Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia. That's the tradeoff for breaking gridlock in D.C." He and other UGA experts are available to comment on the election and what that means for the economy.
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.
March 17, 2016 | Research News
Study: Divided parties rarely win presidential elections
Divided political parties rarely win presidential elections, according to a study by political science researchers at the University of Georgia and their co-authors. If the same holds true this year, the Republican Party could be in trouble this presidential general election.
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 13, 2015 | General News
UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss
Today, the University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students' exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on topics ranging from national security to foreign policy.
July 22, 2015 | General News
Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to be Scholar in Residence at UGA
Beginning in fall semester, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow will become a Scholar in Residence at the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs. Barrow is an Athens resident with strong ties to UGA and to the Athens the community.
May 14, 2015 | General News
UGA law graduate Sally Yates confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general
Yesterday, Sally Quillian Yates, former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia and a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, was confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general.
March 24, 2015 | General News
Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss shares knowledge, experiences with UGA classes
Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss returned to his alma mater Monday to speak to University of Georgia students about his 20 years of experience in the U.S. Congress. Chambliss, a 1966 graduate of UGA, retired as Georgia's senior senator last year.
March 19, 2015 | Events on Campus
Award-winning civil rights historian to speak at Morton Theatre
The civil rights historian Tomiko Brown-Nagin will deliver the University of Georgia's fourth annual Donald L. Hollowell Lecture on April 2 at 7 p.m. at the historic Morton Theatre in Athens.
February 27, 2015 | General News
UGA dedicates residential learning facility in Washington, D.C.
Pockets of snow dotted Delta Hall's front lawn on Thursday, Feb. 26, as the University of Georgia dedicated its new permanent residential learning facility in the heart of Capitol Hill.
February 23, 2015 | General News
UGA to dedicate Washington, D.C., facility Feb. 26
The University of Georgia will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Delta Hall, its new permanent residential facility located in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at 608 Massachusetts Ave., NE.
February 3, 2015 | General News
UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group
The University of Georgia's Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students-the largest group in program history-represent 17 majors in five colleges.
January 23, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA presents 2015 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
The University of Georgia presented four awards to Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 23 as part of the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District.
January 8, 2015 | General News
UGA Media Archives improves access to rare Nixon interview footage
The University of Georgia Libraries is using new technology to improve access to more than 30 hours of rare videotaped interviews with former President Richard M. Nixon.