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8 ways to avoid fireworks injuries

The Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays. It’s our nation’s birthday, and most people like to top off the celebration with fireworks. Although fireworks are fun and colorful, they can be dangerous to everyone around. On average, about 200 people will go to the ER with fireworks...

JagStore launches new Augusta University Gear website

The JagStore, the offficial Augusta University Campus Store, has partnered with Advanced Online, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions, to provide our students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members with an easy way to order great Augusta University and Jaguar clothing and gift items...

The life, legacy and purpose of Augusta’s Arsenal Oak

Collecting stories Few people ever really understand their purpose in life. Fewer still know it from birth. The knowledge is usually gained over the course of a lifetime, produced by any number of life’s little trials, and the ways in which we come to obtain it often say more about us than...

Inauguration Week celebrates history and tradition

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University will celebrate the homecoming of its inaugural president, Brooks A. Keel, PhD, during a week of events between April 24 and May 1. “It feels good to be back home; home to the city where I grew up; home to this great institution where I studied,” Keel said. “But...

Blood Donor Services offering new temporary hours

Effective Monday, April 11, Blood Donor Services will begin offering new temporary hours of operation. The new hours are as follows: Monday: 7-9 a.m., 2:30-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Vergilia Velez, program specialist of Augusta University’s Blood Donation Program, said that the new...

Graduate Research Day in photos

Postdoctoral fellows, medical residents and graduate students presented at Augusta University’s 32nd Graduate Research Day, an annual event to showcase the research accomplishments of students throughout The Graduate School. Neuroscientist Dr. Dora Angelaki was this year’s keynote speaker...

14th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride to benefit CHOG

Organized in honor of a baby girl who was stillborn at 8 ½ months due to Down syndrome, the 14th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride will be held on March 19, 2016. Michael Maddox, Kelsi’s grandfather and president of the Kelsi Long Memorial Foundation, organized the first memorial ride in 2003. Since...

Augusta University presents: The Little Prince

“One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eyes.”  – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Augusta University Department of Communications will host six performances of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, The Little Prince, beginning March 16 at the Maxwell Theatre...

This weekend: 4th annual Writers Weekend

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Augusta University will host its 4th Annual Writers Weekend on Friday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jaguar Student Activities Center Ballroom on the Summerville Campus. A reception for authors and attendees will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the same...

The Peking Acrobats take to the stage, and the skies, March 4.

Augusta University, the Augusta University Lyceum Series and the Confucius Institute will present a special performance by the Peking Acrobats on March 4, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Maxwell Theatre. Known throughout the world for their daring maneuvers and indescribable stage presence, the Peking...

Time is Running Out: Nominate your co-workers now

The Employee Advisory Council is Requesting Nominations for Various Awards! The Augusta University and Health System Employee Advisory Council is seeking nominations for the following awards: Clay Adamson Facilities Services Employee of the Year (University Only) Erie P. Blissit (University Only)...

It’s coming: Snag new Jag swag on Jan. 21

We’ve been Augusta University for a while now, but something’s been missing, hasn’t it? We’ve had a name, but we’ve been waiting on a look. Well, that wait is about to end. On Thursday, Jan. 21, we’ll be rolling out Augusta University’s new, unifying brand – the all-important look that will tell...

From Refugee to DNP: The story of Quyen Phan (Part 2)

The following is the second segment of an ongoing series about Quyen Phan, a student in the Augusta University Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and a clinical instructor at Emory University. Fearing arrest, Phan fled Vietnam with her family in 1988. This is her story. (Read Part 1 here)...

Attention Travel Seekers: Study abroad has a grant just for you

Are you a closet jet-setter? Looking for some adventure with a purpose? The Study Abroad Office is currently seeking course proposals from faculty members looking for a little “hands-on” experience at the site of their choosing – before their students arrive. Sound too good to be true? It isn’t...

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