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GRU advertises public safety chief vacancy

On Aug. 24, the university posted its director of public safety and chief of police vacancy on, an online academic community and job clearinghouse.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

GRU monkey death raises questions

Georgia Regents University acknowledged in a statement that it has been placed on probation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

GRU cop civil suit proceeds

In an order filed Aug. 21, U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall dismissed a number of claims against the school and police officers, but the claims on eight grounds survived the school's defense ...
By Sandy Hodson | Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Students begin dual-enrollment under new state program

Unlike in years past, state law now allows high school freshmen and sophomores to enroll in more than 125 college courses at Augusta Tech - with most expenses paid by the Georgia Student Finance ...
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Paine College gets new police chief

Leroy Morgan Jr., was introduced to the campus as its new police chief during the opening conference for faculty and staff help on Aug. 3. He takes over for Joseph Nelson who recently left to ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Aug 21, 2015

China to get disaster course from GRU foundation

A foundation at Georgia Regents University soon could be spreading training across the most populous country in the world about how to respond to disasters.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Students take in GRU's first day of fall semester

Lemonade stands dotted GRU's Summerville Campus, and students milled around figuring out schedules or sat at picnic tables taking a break between classes.
By Lisa Kaylor | Monday, Aug 17, 2015

USC Aiken, SRNL sign scholars agreement

The Savannah River National Laboratory and the University of South Carolina Aiken are joining in a new program to help students prepare for laboratory careers in science, technology, engineering ...
By Wesley Brown | Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Storey name will grace GRU cancer center

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved the naming of the M. Bert Storey Cancer Research Building at Georgia Regents University after Sto­rey and others pledged $9 million ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

GRU professor offers UN advice on higher education

While problems with education in the U.S. may be different from issues in Russia and Africa, Georgia Regents University professor Olajide Agunloye is working to ensure students have access to ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015

Harrison Scholars grateful for support

There are 12 Harrison Scholars in the incoming class at Medical College of Georgia, funded out of a $66 million gift the Harrison family made to MCG Foundation, where Dr. J. Harold Harrison had ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Augusta Tech offers new health programs

Augusta Technical College will grow its Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Department by 150 students and 12 part-time teaching positions this fall to help Georgia's booming medical industry.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

CDC says more HPV vaccination needed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the rates of vaccination for those ages 13-17 for three recommended adolescent vaccines against HPV, meningitis and pertussis or whooping cough.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, July 30, 2015

Keel pledges to have university work with Augusta

Georgia Regents University and Augusta are on a “two-way street” where they should work together to become great, new GRU President Brooks Keel said.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, July 27, 2015

GRU Literacy Center improving its tutoring curriculum

The GRU Literacy Center has been helping children and adults improve their reading skills since 1990, but it is now updating its curriculum with a partially online-based program.
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, July 25, 2015

Student teachers must prove classroom skills

Georgia has become one of 12 states to require aspiring teachers to pass a performance-based assessment called edTPA, where candidates must demonstrate their effectiveness in the classroom.
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, July 25, 2015

Search for next GRU police chief yet to begin

Three weeks have passed since former public safety chief William McBride announced his retirement amid an internal investigation, and Georgia Regents University has yet to start a search for a ...
By Travis Highfield | Friday, July 24, 2015

Incoming medical students take EMT training

Medical College of Georgia started a pilot program this summer with about 20 incoming students to put them through 150 hours of EMT training and get them certified before they even begin classes.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Concerns raised over kidney disease, diabetes

A group that helps fund kidney disease treatment is raising awareness about risk factors. Richmond County's lack of diabetes monitoring only adds to that concern, an official said.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, July 21, 2015

New GRU president talks of building relationships

The office walls were bare and there were few books on the shelf Mon­day for new Georgia Regents Uni­ver­sity President Brooks Keel as he paused during his first day. "It's a blank slate," he ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, July 20, 2015
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