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Flu is here with unusual symptoms

Flu is definitely widespread in Georgia, which means it has appeared in more than half the counties in the state. On the scale of one to 10, with 10 being the highest level of intensity for ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

More than 600 graduate from GRU

Georgia Regents University graduated more than 600 students in its fall commencment ceremony at the James Brown Arena on Saturday.
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

MCG students join nationwide protest

As she lay in an eerily silent protest for more than 15 minutes, with only the humming of electricity and gurgling from a nearby storm drain, Ijeoma Okoro teared up as she thought of those who ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Foundation jump starts GRU's child cancer trials

GRU researcher Theodore Johnson hopes his immunotherapy approach could become the beginning of what might be a unique program for children with cancer.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Man with Ménière's disease inspires clinical trial

A fledgling clinical trial could provide data about the impact stress has on people with salt-sensitive hypertension.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Many college students don't finish in 4 years

While Georgia is one of 34 states recognized by Complete College America for adopting innovative support programs, on-time completion is still stark.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

GRU urges smokers to quit

Georgia Regents University observed the American Cancer Society's Great American Smoke­out campaign Thursday with "commit to quit" stations to encourage students, staff and community members ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Azziz speaks of his 'gratitude' to GRU

A day after he was turned down for a post at another university, Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz shared a message with employees that was entitled "Gratitude."
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Azziz not favored for UNLV job

A search committee will not recommend Georgia Regents Uni­ver­sity President Ri­cardo Azziz to lead the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Paine rebuilding music program

Dr. R. Wayne Woodson has a challenge ahead of him in rebuilding the choir and music program at Paine College.
By Lisa Kaylor | Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Cannabis oil study could cost $8 million

The Joint Study Committee on the Prescription of Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions met at GRU to hear about progress in getting clinical trials started on a drug from GW ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

GRU hit with age-discrimination suit

Anthony W. Duva, 66, alleges he was the only employee terminated in the Advancement Department as part of the workforce reduction plan. In the months before and after Duva's position was ...
By Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

GRU named 'military friendly' school

Georgia Regents University has been rated one of the best schools for transitioning military veterans by Victory Media publishing group.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

GRU hosts marijuana oil hearing

A committee on narrow uses of medical marijuana will hold a hearing at Georgia Regents University to hear about potential medical evidence for use
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

GRU officials say enrollment numbers evidence of tougher criteria

While total enrollment fell for two years straight at Georgia Regents University, officials say the shift is actually evidence of progress toward recruiting and retaining high achieving students.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

GRU enrollment numbers show decline

Its undergraduate body alone fell to 4,899 - an 8 percent drop from 2013 and a 25 percent decline from Augusta State University's 6,528 class in fall 2012, the last year before it consolidated ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

SC representative awards scholarship funds

South Carolina Rep. J. Roland Smith established a new scholarship fund Thursday, contributing $20,000 in financial aid to Aiken Technical College students.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Students want more Georgia residencies

Second-year student Katherine Menezes has a time to decide what kind of medicine she wants to practice. Whether she would lean toward practicing in Georgia could depend on getting a residency to ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

CDC: Women lack screening, vaccine

About 12,000 women are diagnosed each year and about 4,000 die from cervical cancer, said Dr. Ileana Arias, deputy principal director for the CDC.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Act to provide students, staff with information on campus security

The Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to comply with the conditions as part of their participation in Federal student financial aid programs.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

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