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2015 Federal Legislative Retreat Highlights UGA Programs

In the race for federal funding, UGA has several strong advantages, and on Aug. 20-21, more than 30 congressional legislative staffers got a firsthand look at many including UGA’s programs in veterinary medicine, infectious diseases and engineering. “The university is… Full story

UGA to Launch Chambliss Leadership Forum Honoring Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss

The University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students’ exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on… Full story

Dawgs at the Dome Takes UGA to State Capitol

Members of UGA’s Student Government Association visited the Georgia state Capitol Feb. 19 for the second annual Dawgs at the Dome event. The SGA executive branch and the Office of Government Relations made the event possible as part of UGA… Full story

Delta Hall in Washington, D.C. Dedicated

Washington, D.C. – Pockets of snow dotted Delta Hall’s front lawn on Thursday, Feb. 26, as the University of Georgia dedicated its new permanent residential learning facility in the heart of Capitol Hill. The three-story building, purchased in 2013 by… Full story

Concussion Research, Caterpillar Plant Tour Among Highlights of 2014 Federal Legislative Retreat

Julianne Schmidt is used to people smacking her research equipment around, knocking into it with their heads and dropping it on the ground. An assistant professor of kinesiology, she spends her days studying concussions, and her key tool in the… Full story

UGA in DC Reception

The University of Georgia held its annual UGA in DC reception Tuesday evening at Union Station with more than 500 congressional staff, alumni, and supporters of the university in attendance. Several members of the Georgia Congressional delegation attended including Senators… Full story

Georgia Legislators and Staff Visit Campus During Congressional Recess

During the recent Congressional recess, UGA was fortunate to host members of the Georgia Congressional delegation and their staff. United States Representatives Doug Collins (R-09) and Tom Graves (R-14) were invited to tour UGA facilities and learn about critical research… Full story