Upcoming Events






From AIDS to Zika: The view from the NPR Science Desk


NPR health correspondent and senior editor Rob Stein has covered global infectious diseases since the early days of the AIDS pandemic, also reporting on emerging pathogens such as SARS and perennial threats such as influenza.  On Tuesday, Jan. 24, Stein will visit the UGA to talk about his journey as he opens the 2017 Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard lecture series. It will be followed by a reception at Demosthenian Hall, next door to the Chapel.

January 24 at 5:30pm
UGA Chapel







CNN’s Richard Griffiths to guest lecture


Richard T. Griffiths, vice president and senior editorial director at CNN, will guest lecture in the journalism ethics and diversity course.  Griffiths is serving as an Industry Fellow with the James M. Cox Jr. Institute for Journalism Innovation, Management and Leadership during the spring 2017 semester.  Other lectures will be Feb. 3, 10, 17, March 3, 17, 31 and April 7 and 14.  All of the lectures are open to Grady students and faculty.

January 27 at 12:20pm
Studio 100







Alumni Award Nominations Close


Nominate a deserving Grady grad for a 2017 Alumni Award.
Nomination deadline is January 31, 2017.

January 31 (all day)







Join us for our D.C. alumni reception


Connect with other area Grady alumni and visit with members of Grady PRSSA for an evening of networking.

RSVP to ugagrady@gmail.com by January 27.

February 2 at 6:00pm
First Amendment Lounge, 529 14th St NW







Bulldog 100


Join us for the 2017 Bulldog 100 Celebration, honoring the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni.

February 4 (all day)
Atlanta Marriott Marquis







Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day


This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Students who attend are typically seeking internships and full-time positions. Employers will have the opportunity to meet and network with students through a variety of events beyond the career fair, including a networking breakfast and a networking luncheon, and panel event discussions with student audiences.

February 8 (all day)







Grady College Spring 2017 Convocation


Important information regarding SPRING 2017 Grady Convocation:

The Grady College Spring 2017 Convocation will be held Thursday, April 27th from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. in the Classic Center Theatre in Downtown Athens. The Convocation honors Grady students completing their degrees in Spring or Summer 2017.

UGA’s Spring 2017 Commencement will be held on Friday, May 5t at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. Grady College will hold a reception honoring graduates and their families on the Grady lawn prior to Commencement from 4 - 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information about UGA Commencement, contact the Registrar’s Office at 706-542-4040 or visit commencement.uga.edu

April 27 at 3:00pm
Classis Center, downtown Athens