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September 2019

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Info Session
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

CDC Public Health Advisor Dawn Arlotta, with CDC Deputy CFO and MPA alumna Sarah Smith will be on hand to share information about the PMF program and the jobs at the CDC.  In the past two years, four MPA alumni have landed federal jobs through the PMF program.  It is a rigorous application process, but the benefits of PMF are unmatched.  Attend this program to learn more.  See the  flyer for more details.

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October 2019

UGA 2019-20 Signature Lecture: “Preserving Global Cultural Heritage in Times of War and Conflict” presented by Irina Bokova
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
UGA Chapel

Irina Bokova served as Director General of UNESCO for two full terms, from 2009-17, and was the first woman to serve in this role. She has successfully advanced a strong United Nations agenda for the better preservation of humanity’s cultural heritage. In particular, she and UNESCO have been successful in criminalizing the illegal trade in cultural artifacts and in persecuting those who willfully destroy parts of cultural history. HGOR Endowed Lecture, with support from the School of Public and International…

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Local Government Career Panel
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Baldwin Hall, Pinnacle Room

Local Government Career Panel-Oct. 4 Flyer   Join us Friday, October 4th at 9:30am for a panel on local government careers, featuring Savannah Mayor pro-Tem Carol Bell. Seating is limited, so be sure to RSVP to aredman@uga.edu. See the flyer for more details.  

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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
SPIA ALUMNI RECEPTION IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: Featuring a Panel Discussion with James Clapper and Loch Johnson moderated by Greg Myre
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

SPIA ALUMNI RECEPTION IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Hosted annually each fall, the SPIA Alumni Reception in Washington D.C. provides an opportunity for alumni living in our nation’s capital to reconnect with fellow alumni, SPIA staff, faculty, and friends. The Present and Future of National Intelligence an evening with the Hon. James R. Clapper, Former Director of National Intelligence and Loch K. Johnson, University of Georgia Regents Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs  moderated by Greg Myre, NPR National Security Correspondent…

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November 2019

Emerging Issues in Political Science Speaker Series: “To Be Angry for Not To Be Angry: Are Black Political Candidates Emotionally Disadvantaged” presented by Dr. Antoine Banks
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Baldwin Hall 302

Antoine Banks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is also Director of the Government and Politics Research Lab. His research interests include racial and ethnic politics, emotions, political psychology, and public opinion. His book, Anger and Racial Politics: The Emotional Foundation of Racial Attitudes in America, published by Cambridge University Press, explores the link between emotions and racial attitudes and the consequences it has for political preferences. His articles have…

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