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Ringhand awarded Meigs Professorship for teaching excellence

Monday, April 12, 2021

Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand is one of five faculty members at the University of Georgia who have been awarded the institution’s highest teaching honor, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship. “This year’s Meigs Professorship honorees are exemplary educators who engage students at all levels through innovative instruction and experiential learning,” said S. Jack Hu, the university’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. “They are committed to positioning their students for success, not only in the classroom but throughout their lives.”

UGA diversity initiative includes dialogue training, Ehlers and Tickerhoof included

Monday, April 12, 2021

A University of Georgia pilot program launching this month involving faculty and staff will further the university’s efforts to foster a more welcoming and supportive campus community. Based on recommendations issued by the Presidential Taskforce on Race, Ethnicity, and Community, the university is implementing a pilot Reflective Structured Dialogue (RSD) training, beginning this year with two groups of UGA faculty and staff. The law school's Sarah Ehlers and Morgan Tickerhoof will participate in the program, which aims to build the capacity of communities and organizations to engage, live and thrive despite their differences through a dialogue process that shifts the goal of conversation from problem solving to mutual understanding.

In Memoriam: Emily Calhoun

Friday, April 9, 2021

The School of Law regrets to announce former Assistant Professor Emily Calhoun passed away March 27, 2021. She served as an assistant professor in Athens from 1974 to 1978 and taught Torts, Evidence, Federal Courts, Women and the Law, and Rights of the Confined. She will be missed by law school faculty, staff and students.

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Durkee publishes article in American Society of International Law Proceedings

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Post Professor Melissa J. "MJ" Durkee published "Welcoming Participation, Avoiding Capture: A Five-Part Framework" in 114 American Society of International Law Proceedings 39 (2021).

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Dennis presents at the Cardozo School of Law

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Associate Dean and Martin Chair of Law Andrea L. Dennis presented as part of the Race & Evidence: Beyond Neutrality program at Cardozo School of Law during April.