Sun, April 20, 2014

SPIA In 60 Seconds

  • Thank a donor day

    The University of Georgia Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship in partnership with the UGA Student Alumni Council is hosting the third annual Thank a Donor Day on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Tate Student Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the UGA community. All UGA schools, departments and units are encouraged to participate.

  • Want to be an ambassador?

    The deadline for applications for the 2014-2015 SPIA Ambassador program is Monday, April 21, 2014. SPIA ambassadors are given opportunities to learn from and network with faculty, administrators, and serve as a link between the Dean’s Office and the undergraduate student body of the School.

  • Debate team headed to nationals

    UGA Debate teams made up of Shyam Shanker of Marietta, a fourth-year student double majoring in biology and political science, and Will Caplan of Alpharetta, a second-year double major in political science and international affairs minoring in communication, as well as Margaret Davis of Johns Creek, a third-year double major in sociology and political science minoring in Spanish; and Robert Galerstein of Dunwoody, a second-year double major in political science and international affairs minoring in comparative literature are heading to Indiana to compete in the National Debate Tournament.

  • SPIA Convocation May 9

    The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to host a convocation for its undergraduate students graduating in May. The Convocation will be on Friday, May 9th at 2 pm in the Volleyball Arena of Ramsey Center for Student Activities. 

Student News

SPIA student wins Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship

Mar 2014 Yuliya Bila, a fourth-year Honors student majoring in international affairs, Russian and Spanish, has been awarded a Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship. As a junior fellow, Bila will have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to Congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists and government officials.

Honors and Awards

Dr. Audrey Haynes wins Meigs Award

Mar 2014 Three University of Georgia faculty members have received the university’s highest recognition for superior instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship. We are pleased to announce that our own Dr. Audrey Haynes is one of these professors. Please join us in congratulating her.

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Up Close

  • Carroll, Deborah A.

    Associate Professor

    Bao, Lu

    Major: Local Government and Public Management

    After four-year working experience in private sector, I returned to school to pursue a master degree in public administration. I am interested in both public and private management....

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    Johnson, Jennifer Nichole

    Major: Health Policy and Administration

    Jennifer is a second-year student in the Master of Public Administration program at the University of Georgia where she specializes in Health Policy and Administration and is a candidate for the Graduate Certificate in Global Health. She serves as the Vice-President of Student Affairs for the...

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  • Lee, Inyeop

    Major: International Relations

    Meyer, Chase

    Major: American Politics (minor in Comparative Politics)

    I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Georgia studying American and Comparative Politics. I am a graduate of both the University of Texas at Austin and American University who has previously worked on Capitol Hill and as a research assistant at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government....

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    Bradford, W. David

    Busbee Chair in Public Policy

    W. David Bradford, Ph.D. is the Busbee Chair in Public Policy in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. A significant component of Dr. Bradford’s current research involves the origins of time and risk preferences, and their effects on health care related...

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  • Aguilar, Stephanie

    Major: Higher Education

    Stephanie Aguilar is a second year in the Master of Public Administration program with a specialization in Higher Education Administration. Elected by her peers, Ms. Aguilar also serves as President of Georgia Students for Public Administration (GSPA), where she along with the Executive Board...

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    Darnell, Joshua

    Major: International Relations

    Josh is a former U.S. Army officer pursuing a PhD in International Relations and American Politics. He is a native of Watkinsville, GA, and a graduate of the University of the Georgia....

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    Lindquist, Stefanie

    Dean of Public and International Affairs

    Stefanie A. Lindquist became Dean of UGA's School of Public and International Affairs in August, 2013. Previously, she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law, and as a faculty member at Vanderbilt University and visiting faculty member at the...

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Events

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Apr 28

Graduate school receipt deadline

5:00 pm

Final date for the receipt of the following by the Graduate School: Final Defense Approval Form (all doctoral, MS, MA, MHP, MLA) and corrected copy of thesis/dissertation.

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Apr 28

Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Classes End

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Apr 29

Reading Day

8:00 am

Reading Day

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Apr 30

Final Exams

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Final Exams will take place from April 30 - May 6, 2014

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May 2

Deadline for May 2014 graduate students to complete submission requirements

5:00 pm

Final date for completing all requirements except submission of theses/dissertations (see earlier deadlines).

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May 7

Public Service & Outreach Awards Luncheon

12:00 pm

TBA

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May 9

PADP Graduation Reception

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Baldwin Hall

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May 9

2014 SPIA Convocation

The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to host a convocation for its undergraduate students graduating in May. The Convocation will be on Friday, May 9th at 2 pm in the Volleyball Arena of Ramsey Center for Student Activities.

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May 9

Commencement

Sponsor: University of Georgia

7:00 pm

Sanford Stadium

2014 Commencement

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May 12

Summer 2014 Registration

Sponsor: University of Georgia

8:00 am

Summer 2014 registration