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Augusta University looks to expand brand statewide

Students originating from Columbia and Richmond counties are well represented in the undergraduate student body at Augusta University, but officials are looking to tap into other population ...
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, March 27, 2016

AU event pushes for greater LGBT awareness

Better educating health care providers about transgender, gay and lesbian patients is part of Augusta University's Come Out for Health Week beginning Monday.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, March 26, 2016

USC Aiken to help with new SRS cleanup lab

The Department of Energy has chosen a consortium that includes the University of South Carolina Aiken to develop a proposal for a laboratory to help harness new technology for use in the cleanup ...
By James Folker | Friday, March 25, 2016

New Arsenal Oak planted at Augusta University

Located in the front yard of Benet House, a new Arsenal Oak - and descendant of the original tree - was planted Wednesday, not far from where its ancestor towered for generations.
By Doug Stutsman | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Augusta-area officers trained to stop bleeding

Using a concept that has saved lives on the battlefield, a number of area law enforcement agencies got training and free kits Thursday that could help stanch bleeding wounds and potentially save ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Allergies flaring during early season

Tree pollens are still hanging around and now other pollen producers like grasses are beginning to crank up, said Dr. William Dolen, interim division chief of allergy and immunology at Augusta ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Gene could be better target in breast cancer

In a study published today in the American Journal of Pathology, the researchers focus on gene GT198, a gene known to be involved in DNA repair and hormone receptor activation.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, March 18, 2016

More films flocking to Augusta

"The Reason" is just the first of possibly four or more films that could be shot in Augusta this year and is part of a burgeoning industry in the area and in the state, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Junior Model United Nations meets at Augusta University

Middle school students representing Australia stand to speak at the Junior Model United Nations at Augusta University Wednesday. The program is intended to help students learn about other nations ...
By Michael Holahan | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

New AU public safety chief discusses experience, vision

James C. Lyon Jr. boasts more than two decades of law enforcement experience, with 11 years at his previous gig as the chief at Northeastern Illinois University near Chicago.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, March 14, 2016

Georgia hopes new residency slots help with doctor shortage

There will be more opportunities this year for Georgia medical students to stay in Georgia for their crucial residency training, which increases the state's chance of retaining them as practicing ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, March 13, 2016

Perception problems could hinder people with autism

What might be different about those with autism spectrum disorder is an inability to create reliable "prior" experiences to guide their perceptions and an inability to be flexible interpreting ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, March 11, 2016

Women might be at greater risk from hormones, fat

The research, funded by the American Heart Association, looks at the role of leptin, a hormone discovered in the mid-1990s that initially sparked a lot of interest because of its ability to signal ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, March 8, 2016

AU master plan sees athletic growth

Clint Bryant can step out of the front door of Christen­berry Fieldhouse and see a future soccer field and a new athletic building ahead in the fields before him, with more space for growth, ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, March 6, 2016

Rural health attracts MCG students

Students consider practicing in rural areas where medical specialties are lacking.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Demand increases for free tutoring at library

The 'Math Mania' program which began in August through the Augusta University Literacy Center, is designed to assist local kids with math and vocabulary.
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

Augusta University students discuss campus carry

Following the passage of Georgia House Bill 859, two Augusta University students say they fear extending concealed carry rights would change campus culture. Others disagree.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

AU lockdown over

Arthur Takahashi, an AU spokesman, said the lockdown was issued "out of an abundance of caution," but officials were unable to confirm that a crime had occurred. The lockdown was lifted shortly ...
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

AU puts tuition hike plan on hold

Augusta University is currently in year three of a seven-year plan that would have raised undergraduate tuition to the same level as the other research universities by 2019 but the university will ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Stem cell therapy 'promising' for stroke

One of the ways the stem cells are believed to help is in stopping a damaging inflammatory effect after the stroke from the patient's immune system and encouraging the body's regenerative process ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016
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Old Sibley Mill sees cyber future
After 18 months of discussion and due diligence, backers of a proposed data center at Sibley Mill on Wednesday announced they have entered into a long-term lease at the historic property alongside ...
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