Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Congratulations to first-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for winning the 2012 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to runner-up Benjamin W. Thorpe and to all of the other competitors for a job well done.
Georgia Law has hired attorney Gregory C. "Greg" Sowell from Tifton as its new senior director of development. A 1983 graduate of Georgia Law, Sowell has served 10 consecutive years on the school's alumni council, in which he assisted with raising funds to support the law school.
Congratulations to third-year law students Karen S. Bemis, Halley E. Espy and Karim Jetha on being named finalists for the 2012 Presidential Management Fellows Program, a federal leadership development program created by Executive Order to develop a cadre of potential government leaders.
Associate professors Fazal Khan and Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, along with other UGA experts, are available to provide commentary on National Wise Health Consumer Month, which was established by the American Institute for Preventive Medicine to offer more visibility to the importance of medical self-care and wise consumer programs.
Professor Robert Garda of the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will present "The Benefits of Diversity for White Students" on Feb. 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. His talk will be based on his recently published Florida Law Review article The White Interest in School Integration and is sponsored by the Education Law Students Association.