Author - Nick Garrett

Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or ngarret1@augusta.edu.

Study Abroad/Study Away Proposals for 2018-2019 due April 1

Proposals for study abroad and study away programs set to run in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 are due to the study abroad committee no later than Apr. 1, 2018. Faculty and staff interested in submitting proposals for a study abroad or a study away programs can find all necessary...

Dr. Jim Burgess included in Marquis Who’s Who

Dr. Jim Burgess, chair of the Department of Medical Laboratory, Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, has been included in the latest edition of Marquis Who’s Who. Founded in 1899 by Albert Nelson Marquis, Marquis Who’s Who is a collection of short biographies of notable individuals in a...

Jedis, Buddhism and the translational power of film

In 2015, when it dawned on us that watching new Star Wars movies would soon become a holiday tradition, we thought to ourselves: What can we learn from the story behind the stories we love? First published in Dec. 2015, this article, written by a die-hard fan, sought to explore that question. The...

In “A Passion for Peru,” medicine meets culture

Over the summer, Todd Bennett, assistant professor of Communication, flew to Peru to document the mission of Dr. Daron Ferris, students from the Medical College of Georgia, and volunteers from CerviCusco, a humanitarian NGO. Their goal, to combat cervical cancer in the Andes Mountains. The denizens...

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