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President vacancy at GRU draws interest

The search for a new president for Georgia Regents University has drawn interest from numerous applicants, University System of Georgia officials said.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Beet juice might make breathing easier

As Carole Davies sits ready to pedal on an exercise bike while hooked up to machines that will measure her breathing, bottles of juice sit on a nearby table. Beet juice might help patients like ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, April 13, 2015

Right environment leads to living well

What happens early on to children can affect how well-adjusted and successful they are later on in life, which is why Georgia is striving for better quality in child care centers.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, April 6, 2015

GRU plan integrates health science, liberal arts campuses

The health science and liberal arts divide of Georgia Regents University could be history by 2025, according to a 10-year master plan unveiled by consultants at a town hall meeting Wednesday.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, April 1, 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

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

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

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

Man shot at by GRU officer gets probation

A man convicted this week of fleeing or attempting to elude an officer - one who shot at him - wasn't in danger of going to prison, the judge reassured him Friday before sentencing him to probation.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Verdict split in GRU shooting case

Keith James, who was shot at by Georgia Regents University Police Officer Wesley Martin, was acquitted Thursday of the two most serious charges he faced - aggravated assault on a police officer ...
By Sandy Hodson | Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
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