Entries by Alvieann Chandler

School of Law opens Veterans Legal Clinic

 This story originally ran on UGA Today on June 18, 2018  In 2017, 1977 law school alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. provided funding to the University of Georgia School of Law to establish a Veterans Legal Clinic in memory of his father, Lt. Cmdr. James E. Butler Sr., who was a fighter pilot in […]

A decade later and the Student Managed Investment Fund is still thriving

This article was originally written for the Terry College of Business by Tom Oder. BACKGROUND: The Student Managed Investment Fund provides undergraduate students at UGA with a unique learning experience through portfolio management, security evaluation, and a support network. Hands-on learning experiences such as the Student Managed Investment Fund are made possible thanks to the […]

UGA law school creates Benham Scholars Program

This story was originally written by Heidi Murphy for UGA Today. It highlights the impact of private giving on efforts to remove barriers for students, ultimately helping to enhance diversity in the legal profession. The University of Georgia School of Law has created a Benham Scholars Program, which will focus on helping to maintain and […]

Donated Jersey heifers produce first granddaughter calf

This story by Merritt Melancon was originally published on CAES website on June 22, 2018.  BACKGROUND: C.A. Russell (BSA ’85) owns Yosemite Dairy in Hilmar, California. In 2014, he donated six Jersey heifers to the UGA Teaching Dairy. The dairy is an important element of UGA’s curriculum in the Animal and Dairy Science Department, allowing […]

Kellogg supports scholarships for future teachers

This story was originally written for UGAToday by Kristen Morales on May 31, 2018. The University of Georgia was recently awarded a $500,000 commitment from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to establish five scholarships aimed at helping future teachers. The gift, which is matched through the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program, established five need-based scholarships benefiting low-income […]

Pulliam family honors patriarch through faculty chair position

This story was originally written for UGAToday by Sara Freeland and Sharon Dowdy on June 12, 2018  To honor his legacy in agricultural education, Dr. Michael and Elaine Pulliam and family have gifted $1 million to create the H.M. (Morris) Pulliam Chair Fund in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. This […]