Alumna Wins Award for Local Government Excellence
Alumna Wins Award for Local Government Excellence

Congratulations to our alumna, Betsy Fretwell, for winning the Thomas H. Muehlenbeck Award for Excellence for Innovation in Local Government and being recognized at the Alliance for Innovation 2017 Transforming Local

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SPIA public administration ranked first in global study
SPIA public administration ranked first in global study

The University of Georgia ranked number one in the world for public administration in a new international study by The Center for World University Rankings. These rankings measure the quality

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SPIA Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App
SPIA Students Win National Policy Competition with Life Saving App

Athens, GA –  Challenged by the public health threat of distracted driving among teens, students from the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and the College

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More access to opioid treatment programs needed in Southeast
More access to opioid treatment programs needed in Southeast

In 2015, more than 30,000 Americans died from overdosing on opioids, and a new study led by the University of Georgia shows that one of the hardest hit populations-low-income Americans

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CITS staff in Panama for nonproliferation seminar
CITS staff in Panama for nonproliferation seminar

Dr. Michael Beck and Mr. Christopher Tucker were in Panama City, Panama from March 23-March 24 to support an EXBS-sponsored regional nonproliferation awareness workshop. The workshop brought together officials from around Central

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CITS hosts enterprise outreach in India
CITS hosts enterprise outreach in India

CITS has been engaged in India for over a decade, conducting export control related workshops and training programs, particularly for the hi-tech industry. The latest program was conducted on March

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CITS supports regional nonproliferation awareness workshop
CITS supports regional nonproliferation awareness workshop

Dr. Seema Gahlaut and Mr. Christopher Tucker were in Kingston, Jamaica from March 20-March 21 to support an EXBS-sponsored regional nonproliferation awareness workshop. The workshop brought together officials from around the

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Dr. Whitford wins 2016 SPAR Book of the Year Award
Dr. Whitford wins 2016 SPAR Book of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Whitford for winning the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National 2016 SPAR Book of the Year Award for his book titled Above the Politics: Bureaucratic

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CITS Director participates in Nonproliferation Transit Seminar
CITS Director participates in Nonproliferation Transit Seminar

CITS Director, Dr. Scott Jones, participated in the third nonproliferation transit seminar in Marrakech, Morocco this week. The seminar is organized as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Export

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Trip
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Trip

In March 2017, eight students from the Master in International Policy (MIP) Program, accompanied by CITS Executive Director and MIP Program Director Dr. Sara Z. Kutchesfahani and CITS staff, traveled

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