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This #JaguarNation hero drove 14 hours to help in Houston

Dr. Skon Nazarian, a fourth-year Radiology resident, was born and raised in Houston, Texas. When Hurricane Harvey struck, he didn’t waste a second on second thoughts. He knew he had to help. Taking the initiative, he rented a U-Haul and parked it in front of the Children’s Hospital of...

This nursing “power couple” lives to give

She’s a staff nurse at Augusta University Medical Center. He’s a current CNL student in the College of Nursing. Together, Nathan and Elisa Jenks are two of the most selfless people to ever join #JaguarNation. Watch to find out what drew them to nursing, and to each other.

Registration opens for Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University

Augusta University and The Georgia Chamber bring the nation’s top cybersecurity experts to Augusta. Registration is open for the fourth annual Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University, which will bring the nation’s top cybersecurity experts to the area. Hosted by Augusta University and the Georgia...

3Qs with Dr. Anand Jillella: Serving patients, coming home

Dr. Anand P. Jillella returned to the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University July 1 as the J. Harold Harrison, MD, Distinguished University Chair in Medical Oncology. Jillella also serves as the associate director for medical oncology at the Georgia Cancer Center. The Jagwire team...

3Qs with Dr. Andrew Goss on North Korea

Dr. Andrew Goss, chair of the Department of History, Anthropology & Philosophy, sat down with the Jagwire team to discuss North Korea. For the past decade or so, North Korea has been the butt of many international jokes. In the past few months, they’ve made it clear that playtime is over...

Buried, but not forgotten

Six-thousand years ago, a Native American community inhabited a 60-acre stretch of grassland and forest just outside of Warrenton, Georgia. They were likely ancestors to the Creeks, though it’s tough to say for sure. Like all ancient humans, we know them only by the things they left behind: Broken...

Police chief talks campus carry

A new bill allowing students to carry concealed weapons on college campuses in Georgia takes effect on Saturday. There’s information and guidance available from the University System of Georgia, Augusta University Police Chief Jim Lyon says. Town hall forums will also be scheduled for police...

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...

Class project becomes real-life mission to prevent oral cancer

All they wanted was an A in a professor’s class, but what four Dental College of Georgia students got was the attention of national cancer organizations and dentists in other parts of the world after creating a video to teach people how to spot signs of oral cancer. Dahlia Levine, Zach Dubin, Varun...

#AUGGRAD Keshun Sherrill: Beyond the titles

Video by Giovanna Torres Fabbri At this point in his life, Keshun Sherrill has almost too many titles to list. He’s the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association Southeast Region Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year (that only counts as one). He’s also the Peach Belt Conference Player...

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