Olympic Dreams
Olympic Dreams

By: Tate Mitchell While the world is abuzz with talk of the Olympic Winter Games, Sarah Hughes (AB ’14) is in PyeongChang, South Korea in the midst of the action,

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SPIA BOV Member Profiled in Super Lawyers
SPIA BOV Member Profiled in Super Lawyers

HEEDING THE CALL Why Joe Whitley was tapped to become the first general counsel at the Department of Homeland Security Original Story Published in 2018 Georgia Super Lawyers — March 2018

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Amazing Student: Ammishaddai Grand-Jean
Amazing Student: Ammishaddai Grand-Jean

Original story on UGA Today.  Hometown: Jonesboro, Georgia High school: Elite Scholars Academy Current employment: Resident assistant for Myers Community Family ties to UGA: I have been blessed to be

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SPIA Alumna Makes History
SPIA Alumna Makes History

SPIA alumna Carla Williams (MPA ’91) is breaking down barriers and opening doors as the first African American female athletic director at a Power Five institution. Her story is powerful

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CITS hosts nuclear security culture workshop in Indonesia
CITS hosts nuclear security culture workshop in Indonesia

CITS recently hosted a workshop in Serpong, Indonesia on January 29-31 to develop capacity for nuclear security culture. This workshop was conducted for the benefit of the Indonesian nuclear security

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A Love Letter to SPIA
A Love Letter to SPIA

By: Rory Hibbler, SPIA Ambassador   Dear SPIA, It all began in August 2014. Walking into Candler Hall to my academic advisor’s office, I was a bit nervous about starting college.

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SPIA Announces Emerging Leaders Program
SPIA Announces Emerging Leaders Program

Interested in making a difference in the lives of fellow Georgians? There is no more impactful and satisfying career path than that of a public affairs leader. The University of

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Professor gives $125,000 towards Public Administration Doctoral Fund
Professor gives $125,000 towards Public Administration Doctoral Fund

Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Larry O’Toole, and his wife, Mary, have made a gift of $125,000 to create the ‘Public Administration and Policy Doctoral Fellowship Fund.’ “Larry O’Toole is a

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SPIA Alumnus Tops Bulldog 100
SPIA Alumnus Tops Bulldog 100

The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the ninth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Jan. 27 at the Hyatt Regency in

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Bobby Wetherington awarded Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship with NNSA
Bobby Wetherington awarded Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship with NNSA

Second year Master of International Policy (MIP) student, Bobby Wetherington, was recently awarded the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship.  The NNSA Graduate fellowship program (NGFP) is a

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