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University of Georgia
Office of Government Relations
198 Waddell Street
Athens, GA 30601

Phone: (706) 542-8096
Fax: (706) 542-8101


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The Office of Government Relations serves as the primary point of contact between the University of Georgia and local, state and federal government offices and legislative bodies. Our Office works with elected officials, executive branch leaders and other universities to develop and implement strategies and programs to achieve public funding goals, and to foster positive and effective ongoing relationships, while improving the understanding of and support for the University's academic, research, technological, and public service goals. 


Rx for Success: New Fellowship Takes Pharmacy Students to D.C.

UGA pharmacy student Dustin Orvin spent the summer on Capitol Hill, thanks to a fellowship program created by Congressman Buddy Carter (BSPh ’80).

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UGA to Launch Chambliss Leadership Forum Honoring Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss

The University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum.

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UGA’s Incoming Students Set New Records for Academic Qualifications

Incoming University of Georgia students have set a new record for academic quality, with the highest GPA and SAT scores in the university's 230-year history.

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Georgia State Representative Makes $500,000 Gift to UGA School of Law

The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $500,000 gift to create the Stacey Godfrey Evans Scholarship for first-generation college graduates attending Georgia Law.

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UGA Ranks No. 18 on Forbes List of Top Public U.S. Colleges

The University of Georgia was ranked No. 18 on the Forbes "Top 25 Public Colleges 2015" list released this week.

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Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to be Scholar in Residence at UGA

Beginning in fall semester, former U.S. Rep. John Barrow will become a Scholar in Residence at the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs.

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Morehead’s UGA in Washington Visit Includes Time with Science Coalition

During his time in D.C. for the UGA in Washington reception, UGA President Jere W. Morehead had the opportunity to attend a breakfast meeting of the Science Coalition—a D.C.-based advocacy organization that is dedicated to sustaining the federal government's investment in basic scientific research and protecting America' preeminence in research innovation.

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