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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

Augusta man shot at by GRU officer on trial

The first of two young men shot at by a Georgia Regents University police officer could learn today whether a jury believes he committed a series of crimes before and after the shots were fired.
By Sandy Hodson | Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Augusta boy doing well on marijuana drug

Preston Weaver, the first to receive the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex through a clinical trial at Georgia Regents University, is getting bigger.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

GR Health increasing university support

Georgia Regents Health System is ahead of budget halfway through its fiscal year but needs to avoid a repeat of a slump in the next quarter that strained its finances last year, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Augusta weighs in on new GRU president

The suggestions range from someone who is able to connect with the community to someone who may not be a medical doctor like Azziz, who resigned Thursday.
By Tom Corwin, Tracey McManus and Meg Mirshak | Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Azziz leave plan $1.1 million

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz will get a paid year of leave plus a $470,000 one-time payment after he leaves the presidency, a package worth more than $1.1 million.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Azziz: Resignation is 'positive moment'

Saying he has finished “a very specific mission,” Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz resigned Thursday after nearly five years at the university.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Azziz expected to resign today

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz is expected to announce his resignation Thursday morning, according to a highly placed official at the university.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

New education doctorate started at GRU

The new Doctor of Education in Educational Innovation program at GRU is also part of a national movement to redefine what they enable graduates to do.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Augusta boy is first to partake of marijuana oil drug in trials

Preston Weaver, who has Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and experiences 60 to 100 seizures a day, is the first child to receive Epidiolex in a clinical trial.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Marijuana oil trials about to start at GRU

The school has the green light to begin a two-patient compassionate access trial of Epidiolex, a drug made from purified cannabidiol oil, an active ingredient in marijuana.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

GRU researching liver cancer target

A new clue in a centuries-old debate about the role of inflammation in cancer could provide a unique target for deadly liver cancer and potentially other cancers as well.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

MCG students educated on ultrasound

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University is joining about a dozen other schools in adding ultrasound instruction across all four years of medical school.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

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
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