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


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The University of Georgia Alumni Association will present six awards to alumni, friends and faculty during its 78th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. 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.


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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.

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.

Congratulations to second-year student Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for being named the best oralist at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Additionally, two teams comprised of Hicks, second-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. Ware, and second-year students Mical D. Carter, Robert H. Daniel and Sarthak S. Sharma placed as semifinalists in the competition. The teams were coached by third-year student Alicia N. Luncheon and alumni Samuel H. “Sam” Sabulis (J.D.’12) and Bailey A. Blair (J.D.’12).

Legacy Campaign 25 Days Celebration for third-year students is April 21


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The Legacy Campaign 25 Days Celebration for the third-year cllass will take place Tuesday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Sutherland Courtyard. The event is an opportunity for the Class of 2015 to find out more about giving back to Georgia Law as alumni and to celebrate the last day of class as a Georgia Law student. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.



April 20, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:20pm

Attorneys Ben Vinson (J.D.'02) and Jeremy Berry, of McKenna Long & Aldridge, have extensive experience in government relations, politics and public policy here in Georgia. They have been very engaged in the emerging charter school districts issues and representing school districts and local governments on a variety of matters.

April 23, 2015 - 11:00am

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar Edward Larson will return to the University of Georgia to deliver a Charter Lecture titled "George Washington and America's Second Revolution" on April 23 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

May 16, 2015 - 10:00am

The Class of 2015 commencement ceremony will feature U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones as the keynote speaker. If there is inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.  

July 24, 2015 - 8:00am to July 25, 2015 - 5:00pm

Interviews for selected students in Atlanta, GA.

July 30, 2015 - 8:00am to July 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

Interviews for selected students in Chicago.

Dean Rusk Center
for International Law and Policy

The Dean Rusk Center was established in 1977 to expand the scope of international law and policy initiatives at the University of  Georgia School of Law. Today, the Rusk Center, which is housed in Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, provides a forum for collaboration and debate on issues of global importance, administers international education programs, and sponsors law school outreach to diverse partners around the world.




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