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November 2019

Giving Voice to the Voiceless panel

November 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Studio 100, Grady College + Google Map
Charlayne and Ron Gault

Join Valerie Boyd and student recipients of grant money from Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Ron Gault’s “Giving Voice to the Voiceless Fund” as they talk about how this support helped them complete their projects and give voice to the voiceless. Learn how you can propose a GVV grant project for 2020.

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Steve Oney, Frazier Moore and Chuck Reece on magazine journalism

November 6, 2019 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm EST

Hear from The Bitter Southerner's Chuck Reece (ABJ '94) as he interviews writers Steve Oney (ABJ '79) and Frazier Moore (ABJ '74) on "The Life and Gospel of Magazine Journalism."

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‘Golden Isles at War’ screening with Kevin Maggiore (ABJ ’79)

November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST

In commemoration of Veterans Day, Grady College invites students and the community to join cinematographer Kevin Maggiore (ABJ '79) for a screening of the award-winning documentary, The Golden Isles at War. Produced by Lance Toland of Milner, Georgia, the 1-hour documentary was awarded a Silver Telly and features interviews with Golden Isles area residents to chronicle the remarkable stories of Brunswick and the Golden Isles during World War II, from the sinking of the USS Oklahoma and the Esso Baton Rouge…

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2019 McGill Lecture and Symposium

November 13, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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The 41st McGill Lecture titled: "Fake Fake News: The Press, The President, and the Future of the First Amendment" will be given by David McCraw, Deputy General Counsel for the New York Times.  David McCraw The lecture is at 4 p.m. in Miller Learning Center room 150 Prior to the lecture, the McGill Symposium will take place from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Peyton Anderson Forum. Join us for the 41st McGill Lecture which brings significant figures in…

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TedxUGA Student Idea Showcase

November 21, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am EST

Student Applications open: 09/01/2019–09/31/2019 ( Any student interested in presenting at TEDxUGA 2020 must participate in the SIS to be considered for the main event. In the spirit of spreading ideas, the TEDxUGA team participates in a variety of speaking engagements across campus to share our knowledge and experience with the broader UGA community. These programs are open to UGA faculty and staff. This event begins at 7:00 p.m.

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November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EST

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December 2019


December 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Switchyards Downtown Club in Atlanta, 151 Ted Turner Dr NW
Atlanta, 30303 United States
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SLAM is the New Media Institute’s end-of-semester showcase that celebrates student projects and graduates. This celebration highlights how “technowledgeable” the students have become during their Emerging Media journey as a host of industry guests and NMI alumni join us for an afternoon of showcasing, networking, and reminiscing. During the booth showcase, students will walk-through the many facets of their project, allow attendees to engage with the product, and field any and all questions. This event begins at 12:30 p.m. 

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Grady College Fall Convocation

December 12, 2019 - December 13, 2019
UGA Performing Arts Center, 230 River Road
Athens, GA 30602
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Grady’s Fall Convocation honors students graduating in Fall 2019. The Convocation brings students, faculty, family and friends together to celebrate Grady student achievement and to welcome graduates into the professions in journalism and mass communication. Convocation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Hodgson Hall in the UGA Performing Arts Center. Directions to Hodgson Hall and parking information are available at The event is free but tickets will be required for family…

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January 2020

Colleen Oakley (ABJ ’02) book reading

January 23 @ 8:30 pm EST
MLC Thomas Reading Room, 48 Baxter St
Athens, Ga 30602
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Author Colleen Oakley (ABJ '02) will return to her alma mater to read from her latest novel. The book event will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at the University of Georgia’s Miller Learning Center. Sponsored by UGA’s Libraries, the event is free and open to the public, and a light reception will follow. Oakley’s latest novel, You Were There Too, is one of O Magazine’s Top 22 Romance Books of 2020, a Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review…

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Photo Night

January 24 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am EST
Studio 100, Grady College

Photojournalism and its impact at Grady College will be showcased during Photo Night 2020.  The evening begins with a reception at 7:00 p.m. followed by the program beginning at 7:30. Among the presenters are Steffenie Burns (AB '17), Savanna Sturkie (ABJ ’17) and David LaBelle.  The White House News Photographers Association's Eyes of History exhibit will be on display. This event is free and open to the public.

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