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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

More than 14 million survived cancer

There are now more than 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and new treatments mean many more could be joining them.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

College Night brings students, colleges together

About 6,000 people turned out for Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Paine committee talks about plans to address school's problems

Committee Chairman Michael Thurmond, a former Georgia Labor Secretary, said policies are being strengthened and finances are being scrutinized in order to remove Paine from probation from its ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

CSRA College Night planned

Aspiring college students in the Augusta and Aiken area have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 140 colleges, talk with 10 professional societies and win scholarships during the ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

CDC: Kids eating too much salt

In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. are consuming too much sodium, well above the recommended level.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Jazz concert will benefit area UNCF

The second annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival will feature a national recording artist and local favorites to raise funds for Augusta's United Negro College fund.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

GRU reports positive trends since merger

ATLANTA - Things are looking up since the consolidation of Augusta's two universities, Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz told the Board of Regents.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

GRU study could explain autism gender gap

New research at Georgia Regents University could help explain why males lare much more likely to develop autism, and could provide a potential treatment. 
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Raising homicide awareness

Each year, Dr. Kim Davies and the 90 students of her Sociology of Murder classes create visual representations of number of people murdered in the country.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Paine coach arrested on drug charge

Paine College women's track and field coach Marquita Lynn Carter was arrested late Thursday on a drug charge in Greene County, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Former Paine CFO files breach-of-contract suit

Paine College's former chief financial officer says he was fired out of retaliation just days after he "ethically responded to inquiries" posed to him by the college's accreditation body during a ...
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Free clinic will target LGBT patients

The Equality Clin­ic, opening its doors on the GRU campus Sept. 10, will offer primary care services in an environment free from judgment or discrimination.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Aug 29, 2014

GRU students studying rap album

Georgia Regents University instructor Adam Diehl’s lecture begins by dissecting a 100-year-old Irish novel and ends analyzing the lyrics of a hip-hop artist from Compton, Calif.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Viagra, antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis

Researchers at Georgia Regents University are investigating whether generic Viagra or antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis exercise more.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

City, schools hash out bus move

After years of talks and legal wrangling, events are finally in motion to move Augusta's buses to a new home, opening up the 15th Street corridor to new retail development that could become a ...
By Tom Corwin and Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Grant funds student's work in Africa

Brett Heimlich, an MD/PhD student at MCG at GRU, is headed to Africa for 10 months to help one of the poorest countries battle sickle cell disease.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Azziz gets doused for ALS

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of several faculty and students Friday and then issued his own challenge to Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 22, 2014

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