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$3 Million Gift to Aid First-Generation Law Students

First-Start Scholars Program offers tuition scholarship as well as professional development stipend by Lona Panter  Thanks to a $3 million gift—the largest outright donation in school history—the University of Georgia School of Law will be able to continue transforming the legal education experience… Full story

Dawgs at the Capitol

The University of Georgia is preparing the next generation of leaders for Georgia, the nation, and the world. Through initiatives such as the experiential learning program, the Double Dawgs program and service-learning, UGA students learn how to apply their academic training… Full story

Toby Carr Named as Next Vice President for Government Relations

Tobin (Toby) R. Carr, who has served as associate vice president for government relations and director of state relations at the University of Georgia for the past four years, has been selected as the university’s next vice president for government relations. Carr… Full story

Farm Tour Highlights Diversity of Agriculture Industry

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead traveled to South Georgia Sept. 25 to learn more about Georgia’s top industry—agriculture—during his annual Farm Tour. The tour’s stops highlighted the diversity of the agriculture industry, ranging from the Pure Flavor Greenhouse Complex… Full story

Annual Federal Staff Retreat Highlights UGA Research

Approximately 40 U.S. congressional staff members received an exclusive look at UGA’s research mission through the Office of Government Relations’ annual Federal Staff Retreat. Staff members from 15 of Georgia’s 16-member delegation recently attended the two-day retreat.  After receiving an overview… Full story

UGA Climbs to 13th in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of Georgia jumped three spots to No. 13 in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 ranking of best public national universities, the highest ranking in UGA’s history. “The University of Georgia is reaching new heights of excellence in… Full story

Dawgs at the Dome: Bulldogs Interact with Lawmakers

Students from the University of Georgia visited the Georgia state Capitol on Tuesday for the fifth annual Dawgs at the Dome. The event, a collaboration between the Student Government Association and the Office of Government Relations, allows students to spend… Full story

Chambliss Leadership Forum Exceeds $1 Million Fundraising Goal

Washington, D.C. – Colleagues and friends of former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss have now exceeded the goal of $1 million for the Chambliss Leadership Forum endowment at the University of Georgia. The fourth fundraising dinner for the program was held… Full story

Annual Retreat for Federal Staff Showcases UGA Advancements

Federal staffers got an exclusive look at the University of Georgia’s new Center for Molecular Medicine before the building’s official Sept. 20 dedication as part of the Office of Government Relations’ annual Federal Staff Retreat last month. The Center for… Full story

Gathering the D.C. Dawgs

The University of Georgia hosted its annual UGA in Washington reception with more than 650 alumni and friends in attendance on June 21 at Union Station. The event provided an opportunity for President Jere W. Morehead, Vice President for Development… Full story