Augusta University

The system’s Board of Regents voted Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015, to rename the school from Georgia Regents University to Augusta University, changing a name that angered residents and alumni alike, replacing it with one of the top choices from a $45,500 survey the school paid for before the original vote in 2012. The vote was unanimous with no discussion, and the name change was effective immediately.

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Children receive free dental care

The annual Give Kids A Smile event, which provides free dental care for underserved children, helped more than 100 children Friday.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

Growth linked to moves, renovations

Moving a college, new buildings and a lot of renovation are all part of the master plan for Augusta University that will transform both campuses.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Student shot by officer pleads guilty to reduced charges

Donte Stewart had faced a possible prison term of five to 20 years if a jury had believed he tried to run over then Georgia Regents University Officer Wesley Martin on Feb. 21, 2014.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

AU health board looks at financial turnaround plan

Facing a $2.3 million deficit so far this year, the board that governs Augusta University's health system took stock Thursday of a turnaround plan that includes greater use of its pharmacies and ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Augusta University names new public safety director

Augusta University announced a new public safety chief Tuesday who has national credentials and a decade's experience with Chicago-area campuses.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Parkinson's Disease support group celebrates 25 years

As they gather to celebrate their 25th anniversary tonight, members can look back on thousands of dollars raised for research and insights gained that are still benefiting patients and their families.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Azziz applies for North Dakota job

Former Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz applied to be the new president of the University of North Dakota but did not make the cut to be a finalist.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Medical district bringing vitality to older commercial zones

The loosely defined area centered around 15th Street and Walton Way will soon be teeming with hundreds of undergraduates when the first phase of new student housing is finished this year at the ...
By Damon Cline | Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Augusta University brings back the 'A'

On Thursday, Augusta University unveiled its newest branding scheme with a series of "Swag Stops" on its Health Sciences and Summerville campuses.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Augusta University brings back the 'A'

On Thursday, Augusta University unveiled its newest branding scheme with a series of "Swag Stops" on its Health Sciences and Summerville campuses.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Augusta University will unveil its new brand today

Augusta University will unveil its new brand today. In advance of the ceremony its boards of health system and hospital have agreed to a name change.
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Meditation calms PTSD for veterans

Researchers at Eisenhower Army Medical Center and Augusta University recently published a study that showed that those suffering from PTSD did better on managing symptoms and medication use while ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Augusta University to reveal new logo, let students trade in old gear

Augusta University students will soon be able to wear the school's new logo, and three events will let them trade in "legacy branded" items for gear with the university's new emblems.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Augusta University joins hoverboard ban

Augusta University announced Thursday it will be banning hoverboards and other similar devices from its campuses.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Augusta University considers hoverboard ban

Augusta University officials said Thursday that they might join other colleges in banning hoverboards, the popular motorized scooters that have been blamed nationwide for a series of unexpected fires.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Way-finding signs updated to reflect university name change

Fifteen green way-finding signs that direct motorists to Augusta University were replaced last month to reflect the school's new name, city officials said.
By Travis Highfield | Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

AU teaches ultrasound to Army docs

When Maj. Scott Grogan was deployed in Afghanistan, the nearest forward aid station had ultrasound imaging equipment. “But nobody was trained to use it,” he said.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Name change, new president highlight Augusta University's 2015

Augusta University got its current name and a new president this year.
By By Mike Wynn | Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Shooting victim, former Augusta College catcher to be honored

Augusta University on Monday announced plans to honor former Jaguar baseball player Shannon Johnson, who died earlier this month in the San Bernardino terrorist attacks.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Veteran ends rocky path to graduation

Once a homeless high school dropout, Leslie Dodson is now a Navy veteran and on Saturday became one of the first to proudly say she is a graduate of Augusta University.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015
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