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Flu already hits Georgia, South Carolina

While it is still too early to say if this will be a severe flu season, getting vaccinated now against it is a good idea, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Paine considers revoking Cosby's honorary degree

Interim President Samuel Sullivan said the school's Board of Trustees will vote on rescinding the comedian's 2003 honorary doctorate during a meeting next week.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

U.S. senator, FBI official discuss cybersecurity

Government, military, education and law enforcement officials gathered to discuss the importance of effective cybersecurity training during Augusta University's Cyber Education Summit Wednesday.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Augusta University gains most Post-9/11 GI Bill students, dollars in 2014

According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, use of the Post-9/11 GI Bill at Augusta University increased by 175 students and $3.2 million in 2014.
By Wesley Brown | Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Officer resigned amid sexual harassment allegations

An Augusta University officer who resigned last week had been accused of sexually harassing female employees in the College of Dental Medicine as recently as last month.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Retired Army major general speaks about cybersecurity

The "human element" has caused more security breaches and computer network damages than any technology failure, retired Army Maj. Gen. John Davis said Thursday night.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Loss of state name concerns dental school

Soon after the name change to Augusta University, College of Dental Medicine Dean Carol Lefebvre said she heard from students concerned that the name Georgia no longer graces the state's only ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Major general to speak about cybersecurity ethics

Army Maj. Gen. John Davis will give a free lecture on cybersecurity ethics at Augusta University's Summer­­ville campus today, focusing on his experience developing "cyber policies."
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Augusta Tech awarded $3 million federal grant

The new four-year grant is a successor to the Predominantly Black Institutions project awarded in 2011 with the goal of improving the educational outcomes of African-American male students.
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Safety officer no longer at university

Augusta University officials confirm that Wesley Martin, an officer recently placed on leave and found to have used force more than his peers, is no longer employed the school.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Behavioral health still lacking in Augusta

Seven years after Congress passed the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 that required insurance coverage to provide equal benefits for behavioral health services, not much has ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

State's new technical college chief tours Augusta facility

On the job since January, the new commissioner of Georgia’s Technical College System visited Augusta for the first time Wednesday to ensure local students have the resources they need.
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Augusta University officer on leave given raise in July

An Augusta University police officer recently placed on leave and found to have used force more than his peers received a raise in July.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Neuroscientist to appear on TV show 'Hack My Brain'

Dr. David Blake will be part of the episode To Crack a Safe on the show, Hack My Brain Season 2 at 10 p.m. on Tuesday on the Science Channel.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Augusta University will take time on changes

With a single vote, Geor­gia Regents University was changed to Augusta Uni­ver­­sity this week, but don't expect to see a lot of visible evidence of the name change any time soon, ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Jaguar athletics can't use Augusta University just yet

For now, per Augusta University officials, the school's athletic teams will compete as the "GRU Augusta Jaguars" through the end of the 2015-16 academic year.
By Chris Gay | Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Slight increase seen in health workers receiving flu shots

Health care workers made slight gains in getting their shots last flu season but still only about half of pregnant women were getting the recommended vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

IGRU fundraiser still works for Augusta University

The campaign logo was made obsolete by the renaming of Augusta University earlier this week, but the chairman of its annual community campaign expects the name change to help boost this year's ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Students share effects of heavy, displaced bags

Backpacks should weigh less than 10 percent of your body weight and worn over both shoulders and strapped as tightly as possible against your back, according to the American Occupational Therapy ...
By Lisa Kaylor | Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Students react to name change

Take a few steps onto Augusta University and its hard to miss the growing excitement surrounding the new name.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
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