SPIA Research Team Pens New Study: Legalized Medical Cannabis Lowers Opioid Use
SPIA Research Team Pens New Study: Legalized Medical Cannabis Lowers Opioid Use

Legalized medical cannabis lowers opioid use Athens, Ga. – States that have approved medical cannabis laws saw a dramatic reduction in opioid use, according to a new study by researchers

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SPIA Students Make History
SPIA Students Make History

Original story in the AJC.  By Eric Stirgus Three University of Georgia students from metro Atlanta will make history next week when they become the first group of African-Americans inaugurated

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Call for Participants for University Research Program

  Call for Participants for University Research Program in Public Administration and Policy   The University of Georgia (UGA) (in the United States) and the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs

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CITS trains Nigerian nuclear officials in Morocco
CITS trains Nigerian nuclear officials in Morocco

The Center for International Trade and Security was in Rabat, Morocco from March 12 – March 16 to train government officials from Nigeria on nuclear security culture and nuclear security

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SPIA Alumnus Receives Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal
SPIA Alumnus Receives Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal

On 12 March, 2018, J. Warren Stembridge, formerly of Macon and Cordele, GA, received the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal at CIA Headquarters in Langley, VA.  This honor is awarded by the Central

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Jeffrey Glas
Faculty Profile: Dr. Jeffrey Glas

by Tate Mitchell They say great students make great teachers, and that proverb certainly isn’t lost in the case of Dr. Jeffrey Glas, one of SPIA’s newest lecturers in the

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SPIA professor receives Regents’ teaching award
SPIA professor receives Regents’ teaching award

by Tracy Coley Original story in Columns Audrey Haynes, Josiah Meigs Teaching Professor and associate professor of political science in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs, has been selected as the

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CITS conducts licensing seminar in Panama City, Panama
CITS conducts licensing seminar in Panama City, Panama

CITS researchers Christopher Tucker and Brian Starks were in Panama City, Panama on February 21-22 to provide the government of Panama with a two-day seminar on the licensing of strategic

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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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