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Dean talks 50th anniversary of nurse practitioner degree

Note: 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the nurse practitioner degree program; Nov. 8-14 is National Nurse Practitioner Week. AUGUSTA, Ga. – Nurse practitioners have a reason to celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week in style this year as 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of their degree program...

Veteran turns 100, celebrates life, America

He may have been born in Italy, but World War II veteran Dante Antonacci – who turns 100 today – lives and breathes red, white and blue. “America is the best place in the world to live,” said Antonacci from his small room in the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. “We take our freedom for granted...

One-credit class introduces students to research

When high school students come to college, they want to find the right answer to questions they have, according to research. But sometimes there’s no right answer. Other times there’s more than one.  So GRU faculty got together and created a course to help young college students challenge this way...

GRU Explains the 2016 Democratic Primary

AUGUSTA, Ga. – American voters will watch the Democratic candidates face off in the first Democratic presidential debate at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CNN. Dr. Craig Albert, assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regents University, teaches courses on American politics, political philosophy...

3Qs with Scott Thorp: Creativity

Scott Thorp has a long and storied history of artistic study. Thorp, who was named chair of the art department earlier this year, previously worked at the Savannah College of Art and Design as a professor and as design coordinator for the school of foundation studies. Before that, he lived and...

Last call to register for Innovation Summit 2015

If you want to turn your great idea into the next big thing in the marketplace, you have one last chance to register for the Innovation Summit 2015. “We encourage anybody who wants to become a successful innovator to come to the Innovation Summit,” said Chris McKinney, associate vice president of...

3Qs with Chris McKinney on the Innovation Summit

Registration is open for the Innovation Summit 2015, sponsored by the Office of Innovation Commercialization and the Hull College of Business at GRU and the Savannah River National Laboratory. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center at 1833...

House Intelligence Committee highlights GRU cyber role

U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, chairman of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee at House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, talks about Georgia Regents University at an open hearing on global cyber threats, which was held by the House Intelligence Committee on Sept. 10, 2015. Panelists at...

GRU Explains: West Nile virus infections

As the Georgia Public Health Laboratory confirmed three cases of West Nile virus infections in Augusta, local people may wonder what they can do to protect themselves and their families. Dr. Jim Wilde, professor of pediatrics emergency medicine at Georgia Regents University, is a member of the...

Senior military adviser for cyber to speak at GRU

Maj. Gen. John Davis, senior military adviser for cyber to the undersecretary of defense for policy, will give a lecture on “Ethics in a Cyber World” as part of The Russell A. Blanchard Distinguished Lecturer in Ethics series. The free lecture will take place at 6 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the JSAC...

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