Created at the start of the twenty-first century, SPIA was conceived as “a new school for a new millennium,” designed to enhance civic engagement, public leadership, scholarship on political institutions and policy, and effective governance.
Now home to the top ranked Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, the Department of Public Administration and Policy boasts an outstanding faculty. Recognized nationally and internationally for their productivity in public administration scholarship, the faculty continues to top the rankings with their research.
Home to the School of Public and International Affairs, Candler Hall sits on the edge of the famed Herty Field. Once a dormitory, Candler has a rich history filled with stories dating back to 1901. In 2003, Candler Hall underwent extensive renovations, restoring its historic features.
Athens, Ga. – Medical marijuana is having a positive impact on the bottom line of Medicare’s prescription drug benefit program in states that have legalized its use for medicinal purposes,