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Paine debt continues climb

As Paine College continues an aggressive fundraising campaign to turn around years of decline, the school’s most recent financial audit shows climbing debt and more revenue loss over the last ...
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, March 26, 2015

No weapon found after Paine lockdown Monday

Paine College was placed on lockdown Monday after two students had an altercation on the basketball court, police say.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

MCG students max out the Match

Welcome to Match Day, when senior medical students get an envelope that informs them where their top choices of residency programs lined up with the preferred list from the programs themselves to ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, March 20, 2015

GRU violates Animal Welfare Act

Georgia Regents University was found this year to have committed five violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act in its research labs, several of which are repeat offenses from previous U.S. ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, March 20, 2015

Rally for Paine College coming Saturday

A monthlong fundraising campaign for Paine College led by Augusta's Interfaith Coalition will culminate Saturday with a rally to show support for the school.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, March 19, 2015

Medical marijuana research presents opportunity to regents

While the legislature and media dwell on the emotional and controversial aspects of marijuana as medicine, research by Georgia Regents University is taking a scientific approach to sort through ...
By Walter C. Jones | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Paine grant will fund youth health outreach

Paine College was awarded an $888,000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, March 13, 2015

Paine College names provost

Interim President of Paine College Samuel Sullivan announced Wednesday that Cheryl Evans-Jones will be university provost and vice president of academic affairs.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, March 5, 2015

Surgeons, specialist in short supply by 2025

Despite a modest increase in the number of physicians trained each year, the country still faces a looming shortage of physicians, particularly in areas like surgery or cancer care.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Augusta coalition urges support of Paine College

Augusta's Interfaith Coalition is imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as the school attempts to regain fiscal stability and resolve accreditation ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

GRU search committee seeks leader

The committee held its initial meeting to receive its charge from University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby to find a replacement for Ricardo Azziz. 
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

First meeting Thursday for GRU president search

The committee, led by Regent James Hull, of Augusta, will receive its formal charge that will outline its roles and responsibilities during this initial meeting.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

GRU community outreach initiative targets lung cancer

Using a $1.74 million, three-year grant, GRU's Cancer Center and partners are launching the c-CARE initiative in an effort to target lung cancer and then other preventable cancers.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Azziz replacement panel named

Regent Jim Hull of Augusta will lead the search committee to find the next president of Georgia Regents University.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Plan for safety narrows street at GRU

A long anticipated renovation to the section of Laney-Walker Boulevard that runs through Georgia Regents University could finally be moving closer to getting underway.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Plan calls for GRU housing on Health Sciences campus

New student housing for Georgia Regents University will go to the Health Sciences campus downtown while the Summerville campus and its surrounding neighborhood will remain largely untouched.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

GRU students, local doctors provide dental care for kids

Friday was "Give Kids a Smile Day" at Georgia Regents University, and the students at the College of Dental Medicine gave more than 80 pupils the best dentist visit ever.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Committee to search for MCG's Athens dean

A search committee to find a new dean for the Athens branch campus of Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University was announced.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

MCG, middle school initiative strengthens family bonds

Twenty-six individuals are participating in Murphey Middle School's Strengthening Families Program, a 14 session "family skills" program designed to buttress ties between parents and their kids.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Documents shed light on Azziz resignation

Dr. Ricardo Azziz will get an additional $25,000 in support during a year of education leave that follows his resignation, and his salary after that year would be 65 percent of his current pay, or ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
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