Building the Bridge: A SPIA Student’s Love for Policy and Technology
Building the Bridge: A SPIA Student’s Love for Policy and Technology

by Emily Gayle On Friday, April 1st, 2022, eight speakers took the stage at the historic Morton Theater for TEDxUGA. Staff, students, and alumni presented ideas that inspired “Wonder” in

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Meet the Board: Betsy Bradfield (AB ’17, ABJ ’17)
Meet the Board: Betsy Bradfield (AB ’17, ABJ ’17)

Betsy Bradfield (AB ’17, ABJ ’17) is the Political Affairs Manager for the Georgia Association of REALTORS® where she applies what she learned at UGA to advocate for her association’s

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SPIA Students Receive the UGA Presidential Award of Excellence
SPIA Students Receive the UGA Presidential Award of Excellence

by Emily Gayle Twin sisters, Ayah and Mennah Abdelwahab, have forever made their mark as SPIA students. As graduation nears, these stellar students were selected as UGA Presidential Award of

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Meet the Board: Clayton Cox (AB ’10)
Meet the Board: Clayton Cox (AB ’10)

Clayton Cox (AB ’10) is the Vice President of Federal Affairs at McGuireWoods Consulting. He has spent over ten years working in campaigns fundraising for political parties and candidates that

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Lydia’s Place: PADP April Nonprofit of the Month
Lydia’s Place: PADP April Nonprofit of the Month

Public Administration and Policy is putting the spotlight on Lydia’s Place for the month of April. Lydia’s Place is a local Athens’s nonprofit that serves young adults age 17-24 who

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SPIA ranks #3 in the nation for Public Affairs Graduate Programs
SPIA ranks #3 in the nation for Public Affairs Graduate Programs

The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at the University of Georgia ranks among the top tier Public Affairs Graduate Schools according to U.S. News & World Report. In the

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March 2022 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Emily Gayle
March 2022 Public Administration and Policy MPA Student of the Month: Emily Gayle

Congratulations to Emily Gayle for being selected as Public Administration and Policy MPA March Student of the month! Emily is in her final semester of the MPA program, specializing in

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Alumni Board Spotlight: Josh Kivett
Alumni Board Spotlight: Josh Kivett

As a partner and Senior National Strategist at Majority Strategies, a leading national political consulting firm, Josh Kivett is no stranger to pressure. “Politics is like sports; the energy, competition

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Defense treaties affect support of military action 
Defense treaties affect support of military action 

Originally published in UGA Today Public cites moral obligation to keep promises, even if it costs lives By Leigh Beeson Athens, Ga. – With tensions continuing to grow between Ukraine and

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University of Georgia Regents’ Professor Emeritus Loch Johnson Receives 2022 President’s Medal
University of Georgia Regents’ Professor Emeritus Loch Johnson Receives 2022 President’s Medal

Story originally appeared on UGA Today The University of Georgia bestowed one of its highest honors on Loch K. Johnson, Regents’ Professor Emeritus, and the late Richard M. Graham, former director

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