UGA Graduate School honors 2016 Alumni of Distinction, alumnus Chitwood honored

Monday, October 24, 2016

The UGA Graduate School has honored eight graduates with the 2016 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their community. Recipients have been recognized in their professional fields at the regional, national and international levels as evidenced by publications and awards received, served as mentors and roles models in their profession, and contributed to their local and global communities. Their achievements exemplify the UGA mission, “to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” Georgia Law alumnus Martin D. Chitwood (J.D.'73) is among those recognized.


UGA names second class of Women’s Leadership Fellows, Ringhand selected for honor

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Nine University of Georgia faculty members will sharpen their leadership skills as members of the second class of the university’s Women’s Leadership Fellows Program. The 2016-2017 cohort, which includes representatives from eight schools and colleges as well as the Division of Student Affairs, will attend monthly meetings where they will learn from senior administrators on campus as well as visiting speakers from academia, business and other fields. Georgia Law's Associate Dean for Academics Affairs Lori A. Ringhand was selected for this university-wide honor.


Lutton and Philyaw win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 17, 2016

Congratulations to second-year law students Lauren E. Lutton and Daniel E. Philyaw for winning the 2016 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


Key recognition: Six UGA alumni to be honored for their service; alumnus Chris Carr to be recognized

Monday, October 10, 2016

Six UGA alumni, including one who also is a UGA emeritus faculty member, will be honored Oct. 14 at the university’s annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Awards Banquet. State Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr (J.D.'99) will receive the Blue Key Service Award.


Multiple events scheduled around Homecoming

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Georgia Law is pleased to host a range of events for members of the law school community leading up to the annual Homecoming Barbeque on Saturday, 10/15. There will be a Prospective Student Open House on 10/13, U.S. District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) will present a Signature Lecture on sentencing on 10/13, the final round of the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition will take place on 10/14, the Law School Association Council will have its fall meeting on 10/14, and there will be on-campus interviews and a Career Day event facilitating student and attorney interactions on 10/14.  

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