Candlelight memorial service will be held for UGA faculty, staff, students; Dan White to be remembered

Monday, April 20, 2015

Twenty-six University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. UGA President Jere W. Morehead will lead the service, called “Georgia Remembers … a Candlelight Memorial.” Names of each of the 15 students and 11 faculty and staff members will be read aloud, followed by a toll of the Chapel bell and the lighting of a candle.


Amick wins Russell Competition

Monday, April 13, 2015

Congratulations to first-year law student Caitlin Amick for winning the 2015 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Amick also received the Morehead Best Oralist Award.


In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1977. He taught in the areas of insurance, contracts and Uniform Commercial Code for more than one decade in Athens. Holmes passed away on March 28, and he is survived by his wife, Dale.  


UGA Alumni Association to present awards, White to receive faculty award and Blanchard to receive alumni award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The University of Georgia Alumni Association will present six awards to alumni, friends and faculty during its 78th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 17. The awards will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a deep commitment to bettering the university. Rebecca Hanner White is receiving the Faculty Service Award. The Alumni Merit Award will be presented to James H. Blanchard (LL.B.'65) and C.L. Morehead Jr.


UGA to celebrate Honors Week April 13-17, law school to hold its ceremony April 17

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The University of Georgia will celebrate the achievements of its students, faculty, staff and alumni in a series of events during Honors Week, April 13-17. UGA's tradition of celebrating achievement dates back to the 1930s, when then-Chancellor S.V. Sanford set aside a day to recognize outstanding students. In 2011, the event was expanded to a full week to accommodate events recognizing faculty, staff and alumni across campus. The law school will hold its Awards Day ceremony on April 17 at 3 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom.

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