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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. 


U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter Visits the UGA Oyster Hatchery

Congressman Buddy Carter toured the oyster hatchery at the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and met with a shellfish grower who is working with UGA to grow single oysters in an effort to diversify the coastal economy.

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Inaugural Chambliss Fellows Start Internships in Washington, D.C.

For the inaugural group of Chambliss Fellows, the start of the new semester meant moving to a new city and embracing opportunities to learn firsthand how government runs in the nation's capital.

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New UGA Facility in Griffin Will help Launch New Food Products

University of Georgia scientists are now better equipped to help businesses launch new food products with the opening of the Food Technology Center, locally known as the FoodPIC building, on the UGA Griffin campus.

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UGA President Unveils Need-Based Scholarship Matching Program During State of the University

To increase the number of need-based scholarships offered by the University of Georgia, President Jere W. Morehead unveiled the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program Wednesday during his annual State of the University address at the UGA Chapel.

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UGA Announces $1.2 Billion Fundraising Campaign

In recognition of the critical importance of need-based aid, the Woodruff Foundation has made a transformational $30 million gift to the University of Georgia.

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Chambliss Leadership Forum Event Features Former House Speaker John Boehner

Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner was the featured guest at Tuesday night's Chambliss Leadership Forum fundraising event held in honor of former Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss and his wife, Julianne.

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UGA Hosts U.S. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway, State Leaders for Research Tour

UGA hosted Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX), chairman of the United States House Committee on Agriculture, in Athens to tour local agriculture facilities.

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