Tag - History Anthropology and Philosophy

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...

Diversity and Inclusion launches speaker series

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will launch its Diversity and Inclusion Grand Rounds speaker series with a presentation by highly acclaimed researcher and Augusta University Education Professor...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them »

Story Ideas: Solar Eclipse

Why are eclipses so rare? What happens during these fascinating and beautiful events? Why have people historically been so terrified of them? Augusta University has answers.

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...

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...

National History Day in photos

On Saturday, students from several local schools, including the Academy of Richmond County, Westside High and Episcopal Day School, took part in National History Day.

Experts available on the 2016 Election

Augusta, Ga. – Augusta University faculty experts are available to provide real-time insight, research and analysis on a range of issues – including voter behavior, terrorism and immigration –...