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Jazz concert will benefit area UNCF

The second annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival will feature a national recording artist and local favorites to raise funds for Augusta's United Negro College fund.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

GRU reports positive trends since merger

ATLANTA - Things are looking up since the consolidation of Augusta's two universities, Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz told the Board of Regents.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

GRU study could explain autism gender gap

New research at Georgia Regents University could help explain why males lare much more likely to develop autism, and could provide a potential treatment. 
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Raising homicide awareness

Each year, Dr. Kim Davies and the 90 students of her Sociology of Murder classes create visual representations of number of people murdered in the country.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Paine coach arrested on drug charge

Paine College women's track and field coach Marquita Lynn Carter was arrested late Thursday on a drug charge in Greene County, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Former Paine CFO files breach-of-contract suit

Paine College's former chief financial officer says he was fired out of retaliation just days after he "ethically responded to inquiries" posed to him by the college's accreditation body during a ...
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Free clinic will target LGBT patients

The Equality Clin­ic, opening its doors on the GRU campus Sept. 10, will offer primary care services in an environment free from judgment or discrimination.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Aug 29, 2014

GRU students studying rap album

Georgia Regents University instructor Adam Diehl’s lecture begins by dissecting a 100-year-old Irish novel and ends analyzing the lyrics of a hip-hop artist from Compton, Calif.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Viagra, antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis

Researchers at Georgia Regents University are investigating whether generic Viagra or antioxidants might help patients with cystic fibrosis exercise more.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

City, schools hash out bus move

After years of talks and legal wrangling, events are finally in motion to move Augusta's buses to a new home, opening up the 15th Street corridor to new retail development that could become a ...
By Tom Corwin and Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Grant funds student's work in Africa

Brett Heimlich, an MD/PhD student at MCG at GRU, is headed to Africa for 10 months to help one of the poorest countries battle sickle cell disease.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Azziz gets doused for ALS

Georgia Regents University President Ricardo Azziz took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of several faculty and students Friday and then issued his own challenge to Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Aug 22, 2014

First-gen college students eager, hopeful

Today about 30 percent of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions are first generation, but 89 percent of them will not complete a bachelor's degree within six years of graduating high school.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Study finds HPV vaccine safe, effective

A vaccine against a very common sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Tiny fish could provide brain maps

Georgia Regents University neuroscientist Albert Pan recently was awarded a $1.9 million grant to develop a way of mapping the brains of tiny zebrafish, whose skin is clear enough to aid in ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

PTSD can lead to, worsen heart disease

Dr. Steven S. Coughlin provided an overview of PTSD and the risk of heart disease.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Bachelor's degree coming to Augusta junior college

Pending approval of its accrediting agency, Georgia Military College is targeting August 2015 to begin offering its new Bachelor of Applied Science degree at its Augusta, Milledgeville, Columbus, ...
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

GRU Cancer Center reaching out to minorities

GRU Cancer Center received a $3.2 million grant to become a NCI Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community Site.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

MCG sees first Harrison Scholars

Augustans Stanton Royer and Robert MacDonnell are among the inaugural six Harrison Scholars being funded by a historic gift from the late Dr. J. Harold Harrison.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 4, 2014

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