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.
More than 500 congressional staff, alumni, and supporters of the university attended the UGA in DC reception.read more
When the world's best soccer players make their way onto the world stage next week, chances are they'll once again be playing on a University of Georgia-bred turfgrass.read more
U.S. Reps. Doug Collins (R-09) and Tom Graves (R-14) visit UGA and learn about critical research projects.read more
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island met with scientists, coastal managers and community leaders at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island April 23 as part of his Climate Change Road Trip, a multi-state tour along the Southeast Coast.read more
University of Georgia license plates have raised $314,030 for student scholarships in a little over six months.read more
The Georgia General Assembly adjourned on March 20th after passing a fiscal year 2015 state budget that includes a spending increase for higher education and salary increases for University System of Georgia faculty and staff.read more
With the dedication of the J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center in Watkinsville, the University of Georgia is carrying on a legacy of agricultural and environmental research and outreach.read more