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Georgia Law faculty members earn promotions

Monday, July 2, 2012

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.


Renovations continued this summer

Monday, August 6, 2012

Improvements to the law school's facilities continued this summer with the primary focus being on the rotunda area and cupola. Last summer, the school benefited from a renovation that resulted in almost 4,000 sq. ft. of additional building space being captured by enclosing the law school's Sutherland Courtyard with multifunctional corridors. Designed primarily for student use, these changes were made to repurpose underutilized areas and to address the overcrowding of public spaces.


Shipley receives award from National Football Foundation

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

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.


UGA School of Law alumni association presents highest honor to Kurtz, Wooten

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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.


More than 30 students to participate in GIP this summer

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

This summer, more than 30 Georgia Law students will participate in the school's Global Internship Program. Students will travel to 16 different countries including Belgium, Argentina and China. This program offers first- and second-year law students the opportunity to gain international legal experience with various organizations across the globe.

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