"It’s ironic that today we talk about Christmas being too commercial,” said Dr. Ruth McClelland-Nugent, a pop culture scholar. “In the U.S., it really became popular through this commercial process. The popularization of Christmas in the United...
Growing up hearing stories about his parents during World War II led Dr. Hubert van Tuyll to study military history at a young age. Now a history professor, van Tuyll recently won a prestigious award for his latest book.
“I try to convey to my students that it’s alright that they have a disability,” disability coordinator Bryan Waller says. “I tell them, ‘It’s nothing to be ashamed of. It’s what makes you unique.’"
Students in Dr. John Hayes’ study away class spent the summer learning about civil rights in the deep south through visits to key sites from the movement.
Paying for next semester's textbooks could be as simple as downloading, scanning and adding a stamp to your new Pamplin Passport.
Students in the American Military History class are putting on a military history display.
Dr. Wendy Turner, professor of History in the Department of History, Anthropology & Philosophy, has received a grant from the Leverhulme Trust for a Visiting Professorship at Swansea University.
Celebrating all things “Learning-By-Doing,” Experiential Learning Week kicks off on Monday, March 12 at noon in room UH-170 with a keynote presentation from Dr. Paul Matthews, associate director of the University of Georgia Office of Service...
The Anthropology Student Union at Augusta University celebrated World Anthropology Day Thursday, Feb. 15, in the JSAC Breezeway.
The event will include plenary sessions, a keynote speaker, a special Argentine Tango piano duet and panels.
North and South Korea under a single banner? It sounds crazy, but for a sporting event, it's nothing new, says Dr. Andrew Goss.
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...
Without a doubt, factors like race and class affect the way we view our society, but do they also affect the way we view our faith? Dr. John Hayes, associate professor of History, believes so. In his new book, “Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith...
More than 20 alumni from the university's liberal arts programs spoke with students about finding a future with a liberal arts degree.
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 Juan Walker.
The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host Future Fest on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom.
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.
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...
Dr. Wendy Turner sheds light on the exciting and sometimes frightening experience of solar and lunar eclipses throughout history.