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Fall 2017 MPA Socialization

On August 7th and August 8th UGA’s Department of Public Administration and Policy welcomed our Fall 2017 incoming class through their orientation called Socialization. Students had the opportunity to hear

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East Asia Fellows (2017)

From June 12 -24, CITS hosted a group of visiting government officials from Pakistan, India and China. The fellows, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, spent two weeks in

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Baldwin Hall Dedication

On June 13, 2017 alumni, students, legislators, faculty, and staff celebrated the dedication of the new annex to Baldwin Hall. We are so grateful for the hard work of legislators and

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CITS in Kenya

CITS researchers were in Naivasha, Kenya co-hosting a proliferation awareness seminar (May 8 – 11) in cooperation with the government of Kenya. The event, sponsored by the U.S. Export Control and

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CITS Panama June 2017

The Center for International Trade and Security was in Panama City, Panama on May 31st – June 1st to lead a legislative implementation workshop. The workshop, sponsored by the Export Control

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2017 Seoul Case Study Program for MPA Students

MPA Students spent a week in Seoul, South Korea with other masters students from around the world to learn more from the University of Seoul and Seoul Metropolitan Government regarding city

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Pi Alpha Alpha 2017

A celebration honoring students inducted into the Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society for Public Administration

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2017 Networking Night

On April 21, 2017, the third annual SPIA Networking Night was hosted at the Holiday Inn in Athens, GA. There were over 250 alumni, faculty, students, and organizations in attendance.

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Visiting Practitioners Symposium

On April 21, 2017, leading experts from across the nation to participated in a series of panel discussions on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities facing the practice of politics.

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Political Science 75th Anniversary Celebration

On Saturday, April 22, the Political Science 75th Anniversary Celebration was held at the Athens Country Club. The dinner program showcased Political Science Alumni Through the Ages. Panelists included: Ms.

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2017 Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability

The 2017 Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability was presented by Charles H. Ramsey at the UGA Chapel on Wednesday April 12, 2017. Charles H. Ramsey is the former Commissioner of

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2017 Georgia Students for Public Administration Banquet

Dr. Kellough presented the PhD Student of the Year to Megan LePere-Schloop, who will be an assistant professor at Indiana University in the fall, as well as the MPA Student of

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2017 Georgia Legislative Outlook

The 2017 Georgia Legislative Outlook event, hosted at Troutman Sanders LLP on January 31, 2017, featured a discussion between Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston and Dr.

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SPIA Biennial Reception

On December 5, 2016 the SPIA Alumni Board hosted an evening reception during the 30th Biennial Legislative Institute. The Biennial Institute, hosted by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, provides

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SPIA DC Reception & Program

On November 16, 2016, the School of Public and International Affairs hosted its annual reception and program for alumni and friends in Washington DC. The event’s program featured a post-election

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Constitution Day 2016

On September 16, 2016, the American Founding Group, the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), and the UGA Law School hosted a celebration of Constitution Day. The centerpiece of these

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Political Science 75th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

On September 14, 2016, the Department of Political Science kicked off its 75th anniversary year with a reception at Nelson Mullins law firm in Atlantic Station overlooking the Atlanta skyline.

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Commencement 2016

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2016 Georgia Legislative Outlook

The 2016 Georgia Legislative Outlook event, hosted at Troutman Sanders LLP on March 17, 2016, featured a discussion between Lieutenant Governor of Georgia Casey Cagle and Dr. Charles S. Bullock III.

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2016 Separation Powers Conference

The Department of Political Science held a Separation of Powers Conference at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education February 19-20, 2016. This conference brought together prominent and emerging scholars from the

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2015 Seoul Case Study Program

Nine students from the University of Georgia traveled to Seoul, South Korea to study the innovative ways that the Seoul Metropolitan Government is implementing urban policy. The students spent a

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First Annual NASPAA Policy Competition

NASPAA held their first annual student simulation competition, hosted by the Department of Public Administration and Policy, on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the MLC. The competition took place simultaneously

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The Georgia Legislative Outlook 2015

On February 24, 2015, the Alumni Board of Directors hosted the annual Georgia Legislative Outlook event. Dr. Jamie Monogan moderated a conversation between Larry O’Neal Georgia House Majority Leader and

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SPIA DC Alumni Reception 2014

On October 29, 2014, SPIA hosted the annual DC Alumni Reception at McKenna, Long & Aldridge.

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Annual PhD Cookout

The Department of Public Administration and Policy’s Doctoral students hosted their annual cookout on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The event took place at Sandy Creek Park. PhD students, faculty and

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George S. Parthemos Lecture 2014

The annual George S. Parthemos Lecture took place on October 15, 2014 in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries. Dr. David Mayhew, the Sterling Professor of Political Science at

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PolMeth XXXI

The University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs held the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Political Methodology on July 24-26 at the Georgia Center for Continuing

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2014 SPIA Commencement Ceremony

On May 9th, over 150 students took the stage to graduate at SPIA’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony. Student speaker, Victoria Barker, spoke about the profound impact SPIA has had on her

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The Center for International Trade and Security in action

CITS puts great emphasis on it mission-critical education and training programs conducted at the University of Georgia and at many other locations, worldwide. Here’s a brief look at some of

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Trip

In March 2014, fifteen students from the Masters of International Policy and Doctorate in International Affairs programs, accompanied by the director and staff of the Center for International Trade and

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This is our spring at UGA

Spring arrives early here at UGA. We start wear sandals in January, shorts and t-shirts in February and you can catch us walking barefoot through the grass on North Campus

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It’s pretty quiet here… except on Saturdays

Some would say that fall is the best time of year at UGA. And they’d be 30% right. Spring and summer are great, too. Maybe it’s the smell of coffee

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SPIA’s 2014 Georgia Legislative Outlook

The School wishes to thank the Alumni Board, the many sponsors, Dr. Bullock, students and staff who made the 2014 Legislative Outlook such a success. Our special thanks to Governor

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Study Abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa

The UGA study-abroad program in Stellenbosch, South Africa, has been in existence since 2008. It offers a unique combination of classroom learning, community engagement, and wildlife encounters.

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Globis Asia Study Abroad Program

The Globis Asia Study Abroad Program offers students a tremendous opportunity to experience the unique culture, politics, and historical sites of Japan, China, and the Korean Peninsula. Through both classroom

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SPIA’s Amazing Students

The University of Georgia is a national leader among public universities in the numbers of major scholarships earned by our students. We have had 7 Rhodes Scholars since 1996 (the

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Maymester China

Maymester China provides an opportunity for students to learn first-hand about a society very different from our own, but in many ways very familiar. 2016 participants, an information session will

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2013 Georgia Legislative Outlook

The inaugural Georgia Legislative Outlook event in 2013 featured a discussion between Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston and President Pro Tempore of the Georgia State Senate David

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