NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM ELI SPERLING
NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM ELI SPERLING

Dr. Eli Sperling, the Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in the Department of International Affairs, released his new book entitled Singing the Land: Hebrew Music and Early Zionism in America, in

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March 2024 MPA Student of the Month: Wonhyung Ko
March 2024 MPA Student of the Month: Wonhyung Ko

Wonhyung is an MPA student from South Korea. He worked at the Ministry of Unification in South Korea from 2007 until coming to the United States. During his work at

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MEET NEW ALUMNI BOARD MEMBER BERT BRANTLEY
MEET NEW ALUMNI BOARD MEMBER BERT BRANTLEY

Over the years, Bert Brantley (ABJ ‘97, MPA ‘05) has held a number of leadership roles in the state of Georgia. Bert is currently the President and CEO of the

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NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM DR. ALEXA BANKERT
NEW BOOK RELEASE FROM DR. ALEXA BANKERT

Dr. Alexa Bankert, Associate Professor of Political Science, co-authored a book entitled When Politics Becomes Personal: The Effect of Partisan Identity on Anti-Democratic Behavior, in which she weighs the consequences

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SPIA @TEDxUGA: K. Chad Clay
SPIA @TEDxUGA: K. Chad Clay

SPIA Associate Professor K. Chad Clay wants to reduce human suffering, and he bets you do, too. In his TEDxUGA 2023 talk, Clay, the director of SPIA’s Center for the

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Homelessness leads to more drug, alcohol poisoning deaths
Homelessness leads to more drug, alcohol poisoning deaths

Original story on UGA Today by Leigh Hataway Study says reducing homelessness by 25% could save thousands of lives from dying by overdose Reducing homelessness by 25% could save almost 2,000 lives

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Murdie named 2023-2024 Regents’ Professor
Murdie named 2023-2024 Regents’ Professor

Original story on UGA Today by Hannah Gallant UGA faculty members honored for their innovative and pace-setting scholarship Two University of Georgia faculty members have been named Regents’ Professors for the

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February 2024 MPA Student of the Month: Ella Filston
February 2024 MPA Student of the Month: Ella Filston

Congratulations to Ella Filston for being selected as PADP’s February MPA Student of the Month! Ella is a part-time MPA student, originally from Winston-Salem, NC. She graduated from Wake Forest

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SPIA @TEDxUGA: Jeremiah de Sesto
SPIA @TEDxUGA: Jeremiah de Sesto

Jeremiah de Sesto gave himself a massive assignment for TEDxUGA: he sought to use the platform to both share his distinct cultural heritage and celebrate the future of discourse, policy,

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UGA’s Mariah Cady named a 2024 Rhodes Scholar
UGA’s Mariah Cady named a 2024 Rhodes Scholar

Original story on UGA Today by Stephanie Schupska University of Georgia student Mariah Cady was one of 32 students nationwide named a 2024 Rhodes Scholar this weekend. UGA is the only school

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