Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
The University of Georgia School of Law was featured in the Daily Report for being one of the recipients named in a recent cy pres award. The school was awarded $1.5 million, which will go toward creating several new student scholarships. The article appeared on 7/16/12.
Congratulations to the following Georgia Law faculty members who were recently promoted: Hillel Y. Levin was named an Associate Professor of Law, Harlan Cohen was granted tenure and Suzanne Graham was promoted to Librarian IV. Additionally, earlier in the spring, Lori A. Ringhand was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge was named the new holder of the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law.
Cobb Professor David E. Shipley was recently recognized by the National Football Foundation & Fidelity Investments for his commitment to the ideals of the scholar-athlete and the leadership building qualities of intercollegiate football. Shipley has served as UGA’s Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and the Southeastern Conference since 2010.
Gerogia Law's alumni assocaiton recently presented Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Paul M. Kurtz and attorney Joel O. Wooten (J.D.'75) with its Distinguished Service Scroll Award. The award is the Law School Association’s highest honor and recognizes individuals for their exceptional service and dedication to the legal profession and the law school.
Two Georgia Law faculty members have been awarded endowed professorships. Lori A. Ringhand has been named a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law, while Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge has been named the holder of the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law.