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November 2020

Georgia vs. Florida virtual tailgate

November 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Join Grady College alumni from around the country for this virtual tailgate via zoom. We will have appearances from game day staples like the Georgia Redcoat Band. We will also have food, drink pre-game warm up, and football experts from our community offer their expertise. Register for the tailgate here:

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Sports in 2020: Making the Right Call webinar

November 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

The UGA Crisis Communication Think Tank is hosting the webinar, “Sports in 2020: Making the Right Call,” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Register for this free event to hear from Angela Alfano (ABJ '10) from Major League Soccer, Bryan Harris (MA '03) from Jackson Spalding, Vicki Michaelis, Carmical Chair in Sports Media and Society, and Anne Noland (ABJ '15), from the New England Patriots, about how sporting events and teams are functioning this year. The webinar will be…

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Driven by Purpose: Philanthropy and Social Good—Maxine Clark (ABJ ’71) and Jeff Jowdy (ABJ ’83)

November 11, 2020 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm EST

Tune in virtually to join students, alumni and the professional community to hear how commitment to a compelling purpose accelerates leadership, strategy and connection with audiences and betters our world. Learn more at: Maxine Clark is founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop and Founder/CEO of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation. Jeff Jowdy is founder and president of Lighthouse Counsel, based in Franklin, Tennessee, and and Athens, Georgia.

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Director of Screenwriting Neil Landau in conversation with Andy Siara, screenwriter of “Palm Springs” on Hulu

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Learn how "Palm Springs," the summer hit movie starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti now streaming on Hulu, was created in this conversation with screenwriter Andy Siara. The conversation will be led by Neil Landau, associate professor and director of screenwriting. RSVP via this link for Zoom meeting access. Andy Siara graduated from UC Irvine, spent several years touring the country with his indie rock band, The Henry Clay People, then studied at the American Film Institute, where he frequently collaborated with…

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María Len Ríos Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP) Lecture

November 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
María E. Len-Ríos (MA '95) has assumed the responsibilities of associate dean of academic affairs at Grady College.

María Len-Ríos, associate dean for academic affairs and public relations professor, will be featured in the Multicultural Services and Programs lecture series. The topic of the lecture is: News Media Effects on Public Opinion about Crime and Race/Ethnicity. Viewers will watch via YouTube Live and/or Facebook Live. Here is the abstract from Len-Ríos' lecture: Scholars have argued for decades that news media frame the public’s window to the world. Thus, how well news journalists do their jobs can affect what…

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December 2020

Virtual Prospective Student Day

December 3, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Prospective Student Days will be held virtually for Fall 2021 Friday In-Person Sessions in Room 412 September 10 October 8 November 12 Friday Virtual Session: December 3 Prospective students and their families should register through Qualtrics. Please contact Helen Mahany, prospective student advisor, with questions at:

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UGA Cortona Summer 2021 Programs Application Deadline

December 4, 2020

The University of Georgia's oldest study abroad program has been operating in the medieval Tuscan hill town of Cortona, Italy for more than 50 years. UGA Cortona offers an extensive list of Studio Art and Art History courses, as well as classes in Italian, English, Women's Studies, Science, Business, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, and Agriculture. Earn UGA credit while living in Tuscany and traveling with the program to Italian cities such as Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, Naples, Orvieto,…

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January 2021

UGA at Oxford Summer 2021 Programs Application Deadline

January 15

For over thirty years, the UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Program has offered an incredibly diverse selection of courses, subjects, credit options, and program choices. While on the Program, students are taught by Oxford faculty using the unique tutorial method of undergraduate instruction that has made Oxford famous. Live in a restored Victorian mansion, work within one of Oxford's beautiful colleges or libraries, and experience Oxford student life first-hand, all while earning direct UGA credit! The Grady at Oxford Summer,…

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February 2021

An Education in Georgia: Then and Now, kick off event for the campus-wide read of An Education in Georgia: Charlayne Hunter, Hamilton Holmes, and the Integration of the University of Georgia

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

To kick off the campus-wide reading event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of desegregation at the University of Georgia, UGA alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault will participate in a conversation with longtime New Yorker columnist and author Calvin Trillin to discuss his book An Education in Georgia: Charlayne Hunter, Hamilton Holmes, and the Integration of the University of Georgia (UGA Press). The conversation will be moderated by Valerie Boyd, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence, Associate Professor, Journalism, Grady College of Journalism…

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Grady Career Day

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

The 2021 Career Day will be hosted virtually through Handshake, UGA’s online career platform. Employer registration to attend the event closes on Feb. 3. Students can begin registering to meet with employers starting Jan. 20 on Handshake. Career Day connects top Grady talent with industries including digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, film, advertising and public relations.

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