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Students want more Georgia residencies

Second-year student Katherine Menezes has a time to decide what kind of medicine she wants to practice. Whether she would lean toward practicing in Georgia could depend on getting a residency to ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

CDC: Women lack screening, vaccine

About 12,000 women are diagnosed each year and about 4,000 die from cervical cancer, said Dr. Ileana Arias, deputy principal director for the CDC.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Act to provide students, staff with information on campus security

The Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to comply with the conditions as part of their participation in Federal student financial aid programs.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Huckaby: GRU consolidation put almost $16 million into academics

Should GRU President Ricardo Azziz decide to leave for another position, it will not be an “acrimonious” process to negotiate the end of his contract.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Med school needs black males

Alex Gilmore is one of nine in his class of 230 at Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, which is a decline from 13 the year before, and blacks decreased overall from last year ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Study looks for stress-salt solutions

Dr. Gregory Harshfield, the director of the Georgia Prevention Institute at Geor­gia Regents University, and colleagues have a five-year, $10.7 million grant to try to explain what causes ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Journal gives GRU graduate students unique experience

Georgia Regents University's College of Education is ready to publish a new open access online journal geared toward graduate students, offering GRU's younger researchers the opportunity to get ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Upscale addiction treatment facility opens

The facility off Bennock Mill Road is a cutting-edge residential addiction treatment facility, combining evidence-based treatment and wellness approaches like diet and personalized exercise ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

University of Alabama holds student recruitment dinner

University of Alabama officials held their student-recruitment dinner in Rich­mond County for the third time in five years Monday evening.
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Azziz UNLV president finalist

Ricardo Azziz, who has been mentioned in the past for other open university positions in Florida and Texas, is one of three finalists for the position.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Acting president reinstated after Paine protest

About 300 Paine College students, faculty and alumni boycotted the Founders’ Day Convocation ceremony Friday morning and peacefully protested outside of the chapel, demanding the school’s ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Paine faculty want board chairman to step down

Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Education commons allows future growth

With two 300-seat classrooms, significantly larger than what either the dental or medical school had before, the $76 million building will allow for expansion of those classes in the future.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

New education building at GRU opens

The J. Harold Harrison MD Education Commons Building has its grand opening Thursday.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Fired Paine VP sues school

Brandon Brown says he is owed a balance for the remaining three years and nine months of his contract totalling $430,000.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

GRU moves closer to 650 new student beds

The Board of Regents will vote on rankings for a management firm to oversee creation of at least 3,000 student housing beds at seven institutions, including GRU.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Ex-Paine president's wife no longer working at college

Another Paine College administrator is out of the job, interim President Samuel Sul­li­van confirmed Sunday. This time, it's the wife of the school's former leader.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Vice president gone at Paine College

Brandon Brown, Paine Col­lege's senior vice president of institutional advancement, is no longer employed by the school, interim President Samuel Sullivan confirmed Saturday. 
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Entrepreneur speaks at Innovation Summit

Brown advised entrepreneurs in the crowd to patent and copyright their ideas, to make sure they choose the right business partners and to keep focus.
By Jenna Martin | Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Georgia colleges ban tobacco products, some students skeptical

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products colleges in and near Augusta enthusiastically support the measure, but some students unsure the bans will really stop smoking on ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

Rob Sherman, director of Augusta's License and Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is ...
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